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Travel guides

7 Places to visit in Australia

7 Places to visit in Australia   Australian states are mapping out their own timelines for easing lockdown restrictions, with cafes and restaurants set to open soon. Queenslanders such as myself will be given greater freedom to travel further for recreational purposes, amongst other things. Whilst international travel appears to still be a long way… Continue reading 7 Places to visit in Australia

My adventures

A Day in the Daintree

A Day in the Daintree Shortly before Australia went into Lockdown, I had a friend from England staying with me for a week, so I just had to take her to the Daintree Rainforest along with Conor. You may have seen my previous post: 'A lovely day at Cape Tribulation', however there is so much… Continue reading A Day in the Daintree

Travel thoughts

The Corona Diaries 2: adjusting to the new normal

The Corona Diaries 2: adjusting to the new normal Well it has now been over a week since I, along with many others, became unemployed. It's hard to keep track of the days, and it feels like it has been much longer. We are adjusting to the 'new normal' and mostly stay inside. I don't… Continue reading The Corona Diaries 2: adjusting to the new normal

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Sailaway Sunset Cruise Port Douglas

Sailaway Sunset Cruise Port Douglas   Earlier this month, before the Coronavirus pandemic got quite so out of hand, I was lucky enough to go on a sunset cruise with Sailaway, along with my friend Izzy who was visiting from the UK. Having previously enjoyed Sailaway's outer reef day trip, I already knew that they… Continue reading Sailaway Sunset Cruise Port Douglas

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5 Things to do on the first day of your Australian WHV

5 Things to do on the first day of your Australian WHV So you got the visa, you packed your bags, and you said goodbye to your life back home. Now you've stepped off a plane to embrace a new life down under for the next year or more on a Working Holiday Visa. You've… Continue reading 5 Things to do on the first day of your Australian WHV

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5 Tips to enjoy Port Douglas on a Budget

5 Tips to enjoy Port Douglas on a Budget Travelling around Australia can get incredibly expensive, so many people are looking for ways to cut costs. It's important to find the balance between making the most of the location and not over-spending. It's also essential to avoid wasting money on things that you'll regret. Here… Continue reading 5 Tips to enjoy Port Douglas on a Budget

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How to help Australian bushfire victims

How to help Australian bushfire victims Over the last few months, bushfires have raged and spread across Australia, causing devastation to people, animals, and communities, and shocking people all over the world. It may feel like there's not much you can do from far away, however there are several ways in which we can all… Continue reading How to help Australian bushfire victims

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5 Things to know about getting sponsored in Australia

5 Things to know about getting sponsored in Australia Many travellers, like myself, visit Australia on working holiday visas, planning to stay for just a year. Then we decide to do our rural work to get a second year. And once that year ends, we sometimes want to stay longer - this can be tricky.… Continue reading 5 Things to know about getting sponsored in Australia

My adventures

Plot Twist – Port Douglas Staycation

Plot Twist - Port Douglas Staycation With two weeks off work, Conor and I had been planning a camping trip for some time, even purchasing an awesome new tent, second awning for the car, and a huge esky. However, disaster struck and our car radiator developed a leak. There was no chance of repairing the… Continue reading Plot Twist – Port Douglas Staycation