Living the Aussie Dream : How not to fall for the sponsorship trap!

The biggest question all travellers to Australia ask is, “how can I stay longer?” You’ve fallen in love with the weather, the laid back lifestyle and all the other fantastic things Australia has to offer but your working holiday visa is up and you’re not ready to leave. So, what’s next!? There are a number … Continue reading Living the Aussie Dream : How not to fall for the sponsorship trap!

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Australia: The little town of Laverton

Steeped in over 100 years of gold rush history, Laverton is the starting point of the Outback Way which links Kalgoorlie and the Northern Goldfields with Alice Springs and Winton in Queensland. In 2012 I arrived in the regional town of Laverton to complete my 88 days of regional work for my second year visa. I … Continue reading Australia: The little town of Laverton

Canada: HI-Ottawa Jail Hostel.

Throughout my earlier traveling days I loved the excitement that came with hostel living. Whilst big chain hostels like YHA, Base & Nomads were all great fun, I liked to try and scout those hostels that were more unique, HI-Ottawa Jail was definitely one of them! Located in Canada's Capital City Ottawa, this 15o year old former … Continue reading Canada: HI-Ottawa Jail Hostel.

Do you have what it takes to date a girl with Wanderlust?

You’ve fallen in love with ‘that girl’ who loves to travel but, before you choose the path to a journey of a lifetime with her, here’s six things you need to know before dating a girl with Wanderlust. She will never be impressed by your investment properties, bank balance or flash cars. Money and material things … Continue reading Do you have what it takes to date a girl with Wanderlust?

A Sunset Showdown: A Photo Diary

Watching the sun rise and set has become one of my most favourite things to do. No matter where in the world you are or what you are going through, the sun will rise and set. With each sun rise comes a new day filled with hope and opportunity and with each sun set comes closure and … Continue reading A Sunset Showdown: A Photo Diary

To ‘Settle’ or Keep Going.

Isn't it funny how life has a way of working things out!? One day you can wake up and find yourself heading in a completely unexpected direction and something that was once never a priority can become the most important thing in the world.  I have recently had a clear out of my laptop and … Continue reading To ‘Settle’ or Keep Going.

Bucket List Update

Two big fat ticks have recently been added to my Bucket List -  see the updated version here: Bucket List I finally got to spend Christmas Day on the beach in Australia after two failed attempts due to rain in previous years. This year was just perfect for a real Aussie Christmas!   I also got to … Continue reading Bucket List Update