I smelt them, before I met them in my dorm, Rockhampton YHA was pretty much deserted apart from me and Miffas, a Finnish YouTuber I met in Agnes Water. The smell of feet hung in the air of the dorm, which unlike other hostels on the coast had doonas on the bed instead of just sheets. I had chosen the bunk in the corner away from everyone else and was mindlessly scrolling through Facebook when I overheard Miffas talking to Fred and Alex when they came into the dorm. "We're walking the entire length of the East Coast," they said, and got a map to show us where they'd started in Cape York, taking a plane to one of the small islands before crossing over to start at the very top of Cape York before walking down. It was day 69 when they'd arrived in Rockhampton and taking a rest day, they'd only taken ten so far.
A love letter to Fraser Island, an overly indulgent photo essay encouraging you to visit Fraser Island.
Found yourself travelling Australia with a Working Holiday Visa (417), but don’t think a year is enough time to see the whole of the great nation? Then why not extend your visa by completing 88 days regional work? Like many other backpackers out there you could find a job in order to earn your second year visa. But before you start looking for your regional work, you should think seriously about what you’re about to do, and from someone who’s been there, you need to ask yourself these questions before you consider doing your 88 days.
Find out how I celebrated leaving the farm, how I felt leaving the bush and all about an awkwardly placed tick!
Writing this post runs the risk of killing the charade put forward by most travellers who bid home goodbye, fly across the world, land on their two feet and fill their social media feeds with posts about their drunken nights out and the amazing experiences they're having. I can't lie, I am one of those … Continue reading Confession: I miss home.
G'day guys! Sorry it's been a while since I last posted but I've been working on some really exciting things! Today my guest post for Uninspired went live, and I'm so pleased to be able to finally share it with you! Since stumbling across Nicole's blog earlier this year, I was struck by how similar … Continue reading Guest Post for Uninspired!
The month started in Sydney with a trip to Taronga Zoo, even though I'd visited nearly every tourist attraction in the city, I hadn't gone to the zoo and when my friends invited me along, I went. Surprisingly enough I really enjoyed it, Taronga zoo is massive and for someone who has only visited Colchester … Continue reading The Wanderings Month 3: What am I doing in Winton?