Tag: Australia

10 Best Free Things to do on Magnetic Island

By on Published: May 22, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 2 Comments
10 Best Free Things to do on Magnetic Island

The idyllic Magnetic Island in Queensland, Australia is a tropical paradise! An easy 20-minute ferry from the coastal city of Townsville, hopping across to Maggie (as the Island is affectionately known) for a day trip or a weekend is the perfect way to enjoy this gorgeous part of Australia. At only 52sqkm and with 2000 […]

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

By on Published: May 15, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 11 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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How to Visit Margaret River on a Budget (and not feel like you’re missing out!)

By on Published: May 11, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 1 Comment
How to Visit Margaret River on a Budget (and not feel like you’re missing out!)

I just can’t believe it’s almost 6 months since we clambered down from the Landrover and our great budget road trip in the Land Down Under to set up a temporary home in Fremantle, Western Australia! I suppose things have gone so quick because, although I’ve been busy working and blogging, I’ve still been committed […]

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Move Over East Coast // Why I Have Fallen in Love with Western Australia!

By on Published: April 13, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Travel Stories with 6 Comments
Move Over East Coast // Why I Have Fallen in Love with Western Australia!

Ok, so I’m just going to come out and say it … sorry east coast Australia, but when it comes to the best state in the Land Down Under, WA gets my vote every time. Yes … controversial I know, but Western Australia really is rocking our socks right now! In fact, from the moment […]

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Why a Trip to Rottnest Island is Worth the Splurge

By on Published: April 3, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 10 Comments
Why a Trip to Rottnest Island is Worth the Splurge

Can I just start here by asking a question …. Does everyone know what a “splurge” is? I want to check this isn’t just some British colloquialism no one else will understand, or worse still, a term that maybe only my mum uses and that over the 32 years I’ve heard her say it, I’ve […]

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18 Things to Do in Fremantle the Locals Love

By on Published: March 23, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 11 Comments
18 Things to Do in Fremantle the Locals Love

As you’ll know if you’ve read my post what’s happened to the road trip, we’ve temporarily clambered out of the car from our great budget road trip around Australia and set up something of a little life for ourselves. In part this is because our bank accounts required us to do so and in part […]

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What’s Happened to the Road Trip?

By on Published: February 13, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Travel Stories with 4 Comments
What’s Happened to the Road Trip?

I’m so sorry, I know it’s a fair old while since I hopped on here to write about how our life is going and where we’re up to on our great budget 4wd around Australia. And that’s because it’s actually a fair old while since we were last motoring around on our great budget 4wd […]

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7 Easy Ways to Get Off The Beaten Track in Australia

By on Published: February 9, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 14 Comments
7 Easy Ways to Get Off The Beaten Track in Australia

Australia really is one of the most wonderfully diverse and dazzling countries to travel in. From the deserts of its red centre to the deserted white-sand beaches of its Western coast, so much beauty in the Land Down Under is found beyond the oh-so-popular city walls of Sydney and Melbourne! Yet sadly, this is a […]

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8 Fantastic Sydney Day Trips Worth Leaving The City For!

By on Published: January 9, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Oceania with 8 Comments
8 Fantastic Sydney Day Trips Worth Leaving The City For!

We all know that Sydney is one of the most popular destinations in Australia to visit and rightly so, but there’s plenty beyond the city walls to keep you amused too. If you do fancy getting out of the metro area for a bit to see some quieter and more peaceful destinations, then check out […]

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

By on Published: December 20, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas 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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