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Aug 5

August 5, 2016

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How to dive for FREE on the Great Barrier Reef!

That’s right, I said free. If like me, you have this unnatural obsession with being submerged under 30ft of water, hanging out with all manner of ocean life, then diving on the Great Barrier Reef is the perfect place to do it. And what better way to experience this wonder of the world, than not having to pay a dollar! So, here’s my how to dive for free on the Great Barrier Reef post! When you arrive in Cairns, you’ll…

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Aug 2

August 2, 2016

How to Find a Job in Sydney

So you’ve finished travelling the East Coast, or maybe you’ve arrived fresh from your amazing adventures in Asia and you now find yourself stepping off the plane or bus in Sydney, Australia looking for your next big adventure. Except, there’s one problem… Your bank balance is looking pretty low, either from too much partying or maybe one too many Thai massages. Either way, reality has now set in and the ‘working’ part of your Working Holiday Visa (WHV) might actually…

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Jul 27

July 27, 2016

How to claim tax back in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa

The purpose of this post is to explain how to claim tax back in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa, without using an agent! If you’ve been working and living in Australia for over 6 months, then you should be eligible for a tax refund at the end of the tax year. The amount that is refunded will obviously depend on how long you’ve lived in the country, how much you earn in total and what visa you entered the…

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Jul 6

July 6, 2016

The Beautiful Beaches of Jervis Bay, NSW

Australia is obviously well known for it’s numerous beaches, and it should considering it has well over 10,000 of them! With that amount of choice it is really hard to find a beach that you wont enjoy. However, there are only a few that can boast a little more than the regular golden sands and surf waves from places like Bondi. Those beaches are the white sand beaches. The squeaky silica sand beaches. You’ll usually hear about these when reading…

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Jun 30

June 30, 2016

Fraser Island – 4×4 Tag-Along Tour Review

Do you like driving? Do you like driving 4×4’s? Do you like driving 4×4’s on sand? Do you like amazingly beautiful views? Then, even if you’ve only said yes to one of these, I suggest going to Fraser Island. Fraser Island is the worlds largest sand island based off the east coast of Queensland, Australia, with gateways to the island including places like Rainbow Beach and Hervey Bay. The island it self has no real roads, with it’s main highway…

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Feb 2

February 2, 2016

Spending The Holiday Season in the Southern Hemisphere

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas…” was definitely not an appropriate song to sing this holiday season. After leaving Griffith once I’d completed my farm work, I decided to head straight back to Sydney. I wanted/needed the city, the beaches and something more than the one street and 5 shops that rural Australia had offered to me for those 3 months. I arrived in the city on the 3rd of November and met up with Kim. This made the whole…

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