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  • What the Eff is Super? & Other Questions about Working in Australia

What the Eff is Super? And Other Questions About Working in Australia

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

So you’ve made it to Australia. You’ve found yourself a job. You’re beyond ecstatic at the thought of that sweet sweet minimum wage (HELLO $21 an hour). But wait. How the hell am I supposed to fill out these employment [...]

  • 8 Ways Travel Makes Real Life a Whole Lot easier

8 Ways Travel Makes Real Life A Whole Lot Easier

August 8th, 2017|2 Comments

I am not the same person as I was before I started travelling. I am still awkward, a bit shy, pretty quiet before you get to know me. But before I went backpacking for the first time, I was scared [...]

  • Planes, Trains & Automobiles: Choosing Transport in Australia

Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Choosing Transport in Australia

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

If there’s one thing I’ve learnt about Australia since I arrived, it’s that it is bloody enormous. I knew it was big, of course. Bigger than the UK, sure. Bigger than several UK’s, I imagined. As it turns out, this [...]

How to Take an Epic Road Trip in Australia

July 18th, 2017|Comments Off on How to Take an Epic Road Trip in Australia

No great backpacking adventure would be complete without a good road trip. And when you're travelling Australia, it's practically a rite of passage. It can seem daunting to the inexperienced. Australia is a big place (huge, actually); there's a lot [...]

  • The Beauty of Travelling in Winter

The Beauty of Travelling in Winter

July 10th, 2017|Comments Off on The Beauty of Travelling in Winter

Australia is a country that people cannot help but picture in the sun. Beaches, surf, sand, sunbathing. When I first arrived here, straight into the tropical north in springtime, I couldn’t imagine ever being cold again. Actually, on some days, [...]

  • Tax Returns in Australia: The Backpacker's Guide

Tax Returns in Australia: The Backpacker’s Guide

July 1st, 2017|25 Comments

The end of the Australian tax year is here, and backpackers everywhere are panicking. Facebook groups are exploding with questions: how do I claim my tax back? How much will I get? Do I have to do a tax return [...]

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