Tag: Working Abroad

The 8 Simple Ways to Ensure Your 2nd Year Farm Work in Australia Isn’t 88 Days of Nightmare!

By on May 15, 2017 in Australia, Backpacking, Working Abroad with 6 Comments
The 8 Simple Ways to Ensure Your 2nd Year Farm Work in Australia Isn’t 88 Days of Nightmare!

I know many of us just try our hand at farm work in Australia in order to get a precious second year working holiday visa. And that’s totally fair enough. After all, grinding it in the fields all day is relentless, uncomfortable and hard! And that’s not to mention the horror stories we’ve all heard […]

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The Cheap Way to Transfer Money Overseas

The Cheap Way to Transfer Money Overseas

Yes, once again, it’s time that I head back to Europe from Australia for a long overdue catch up with friends and family in the motherland. While this means I’m currently full of excitement and anticipation, it also means I’m having to do lots of those boring admin travel things that I hate. Number one […]

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Looking for a Working Holiday Job in Australia? Don’t Make One of These 9 Common Mistakes

By on December 20, 2016 in Australia, Backpacking, Working Abroad with 6 Comments
Looking for a Working Holiday Job in Australia? Don’t Make One of These 9 Common Mistakes

With more and more backpackers travelling to Australia on their working holiday visa each year, trying to find a job in the Land Down Under is getting tougher and tougher. But fear not! After 2 years’ worth of working holiday job experience behind me. I’ve had a really good chance to see what works … […]

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10 Awesome and Easy Ways to Meet People When Travelling

By on August 15, 2016 in Top 10's, Travel Tips with 4 Comments
10 Awesome and Easy Ways to Meet People When Travelling

Half the fun of travelling isn’t just seeing new places, it’s encountering new faces too. I remember countless times when a visit to a particular town or city wasn’t made amazing by the things I saw or did, but actually by the people I hung out with there. As such, meeting new people is a […]

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How to Get Your Working Holiday Tax Back Without the Headache

How to Get Your Working Holiday Tax Back Without the Headache

So you’ve had a great time working your way across the globe, but now it comes to the boring part. Yes, no matter where you work and how exciting it can be setting up a temporary life on the other side of the world, there’s one thing you can’t avoid, and that’s tax! Here at […]

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Notes From a Small (Magnetic) Island

Notes From a Small (Magnetic) Island

So it’s 5 weeks since we first parked up the Landrover, pulled up the handbrake and finally took our belongings out the back. 5 weeks since we stopped the no-routine, no-timetable lifestyle and had to start setting our alarm clocks and getting a bit organised instead. Yes, it’s 5 weeks since we first arrived and […]

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Want to Teach English Abroad? The BEST Resource You Need to Know About!

Want to Teach English Abroad? The BEST Resource You Need to Know About!

If you’ve clicked through to this article, then chances are you’re already sold on what a great idea it is to teach English abroad. As a budget traveller, being able to work and travel is a key way in which I make my semi-nomadic lifestyle sustainable and using your skills as an English speaker is […]

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7 Great Reasons Why You Should Work And Travel

7 Great Reasons Why You Should Work And Travel

Having just bagged our first job whilst on the great budget road trip here in Australia, we’re again feeling that rush of joy and exhilaration when travel becomes a sustainable lifestyle. There’s nothing quite like the thrill of knowing you are able to support yourself while living your dreams – making travel not just a […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 5

The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 5

This week was the week of job hunting and amazing opportunities! Distance Travelled: 292km Spot of the Week: Horseshoe Bay, Bowen – a stunning little cove of golden sand, wedged between large boulders and the perfect blue ocean. As we kept saying to each other, “Who knew Bowen was so nice?!” Free Camp of the […]

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Backpackers: 13 BEST Places to Work in Australia

By on February 29, 2016 in Australia, Backpacking, Working Abroad with 0 Comments
Backpackers: 13 BEST Places to Work in Australia

For those not in the know, I first arrived into Australia, almost 3 years ago now, on my working holiday visa (WHV). This great visa is available to people aged under 30 from many different countries around the world and is favourited by many budget long-term travellers and backpackers as a way to visit Australia. […]

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