Tag: Working Abroad

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

By on Published: May 30, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
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

By on Published: May 23, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Stories with 19 Comments
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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13 Best Places to Work if You’re Backpacking Australia

By on Published: February 29, 2016 | Last Updated: March 14, 2022 in AUSTRALIA, Oceania with 2 Comments
13 Best Places to Work if You’re Backpacking 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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Australian Immigration Application – Should I Use a Lawyer?

By on Published: January 4, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Oceania with 2 Comments
Australian Immigration Application – Should I Use a Lawyer?

As I wrote about in my recent post: call yourself a traveller? Why I’m still in Australia, I’m currently in the process of applying to Australian Immigration for a de-facto partner visa. As a former backpacker in this great Land Down Under, I’ve also met countless other travellers looking to stay longer in this beautiful country […]

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Call Yourself a Traveller? Why I’m Still in Australia

By on Published: December 14, 2015 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Travel Stories with 39 Comments
Call Yourself a Traveller? Why I’m Still in Australia

It’s funny thinking of yourself as a traveller when you’re not really moving. I guess it only goes to highlight the stupidity of this obtuse term. I mean I am moving – I’m getting out of bed, going to work and exercising, I’m moving my fingers and arms to type these very words right now. […]

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Changes to the Working Holiday Second Year Visa Australia Has Made

By on Published: October 26, 2015 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 0 Comments
Changes to the Working Holiday Second Year Visa Australia Has Made

Armed with my 1 year Working Holiday Visa, I arrived into Australia in late 2013. Within a few months time, I already knew I wanted to stay in this beautiful country longer and set about researching how I could extend my visa here. I found it was possible to extend the 1 Year Australian Working […]

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Do’s and Dont’s of Applying for your Next Australian Visa

By on Published: July 30, 2015 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Oceania with 2 Comments
Do’s and Dont’s of Applying for your Next Australian Visa

Having traveled to Australia on a Working Holiday Visa almost 2 years ago, I’m now in the throughs of applying for a second type of visa. As such, I know all about the confusion and difficulties that can come from trying to navigate the Australian Immigration system! This seems to be a common problem that […]

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9 Easy Ways to Save Money When Travelling Australia

By on Published: April 6, 2015 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 10 Comments
9 Easy Ways to Save Money When Travelling Australia

I’ve now been budget travelling in Australia for almost 2 years and have spent a good deal of time across almost every state – apart Tasmania – working, camping, sightseeing, hiking, farming and exploring. As such, I have a fairly good knowledge of the lie of this land and, of course, an appreciation of some […]

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Best Backpacking Tips: The Top 10

By on Published: March 19, 2015 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
Best Backpacking Tips: The Top 10

With over 10 years experience of independent travel, I’ve got a fair level of insight into how this whole globetrotting thing works! My 10 best backpacking tips are a collection of the most helpful information I’ve collected over the years, regardless of where in the world I might be wandering. Simple, but effective snippets of wisdom, […]

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Getting a TEFL Qualification : The Ultimate Guide

By on Published: March 5, 2015 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas with 0 Comments
Getting a TEFL Qualification : The Ultimate Guide

Welcome to the Big World Small Pockets guide to getting a TEFL qualification. In a nutshell, TEFL, or Teaching English as a Foreign Language, is a course that will qualify fluent English speakers to teach the language around the world. In order to sign up for a course, you do not need any prior teaching […]

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