13 Best Things to Do in Forster, NSW

13 Best Things to Do in Forster, NSW

Tucked between tranquil waterways, beautiful beaches and lush national parks, the twin towns of Forster Tuncurry lie at the centre of the Great Lakes area of Mid North Coast NSW. Things to do in Forster include coastal hikes, kayaking, beach days and visiting great...
189 Visa Process: How to Immigrate to Australia (Skilled Independent)

189 Visa Process: How to Immigrate to Australia (Skilled Independent)

If you want to immigrate to Australia and are wondering how to get Australian permanent residency (pr), this guide will walk you through the steps I took to get a points-tested, subclass 189 skilled independent visa. The 189 visa is a skilled migration visa, where...
Australian House Styles: 19th Century to Modern Day

Australian House Styles: 19th Century to Modern Day

People move to Australia for many reasons, but architecture is not generally one of them! However, the vast array of Australian house styles, ranging from beautiful 19th Century Victorian mansions to modern Hampton style homes is something that really surprised me as...
Beautiful Bangalley Head Walk: Northern Beaches’ Highest Point

Beautiful Bangalley Head Walk: Northern Beaches’ Highest Point

If you’re looking for a beautiful walk in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, the short but uphill Bangalley Head walk in Avalon Beach is one of my absolute favourites. As well as birdlife and bushland, you’ll get to enjoy glimpses of Pittwater and a gorgeous...
Things to Do on Moreton Island: Brisbane Day Trip to Paradise

Things to Do on Moreton Island: Brisbane Day Trip to Paradise

Moreton Island, or Mulgumpin to its traditional owners, is a holiday paradise just 40km north-east of Brisbane. With clear turquoise water lapping at miles of unspoilt beaches, the highest coastal sand dune in the world (Mount Tempest), the famous Tangalooma Wrecks...
21 Amazing Things to Do in Brisbane, Australia

21 Amazing Things to Do in Brisbane, Australia

If you’re planning an east coast Australia road trip or looking for a city break somewhere different, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do in Brisbane. Situated up in sunny Queensland, Australia’s ‘River City’ enjoys mild winters as...
University in Australia vs UK: Foreign Exchange to Brisbane

University in Australia vs UK: Foreign Exchange to Brisbane

In a previous post, I described how luck, fate and a lot of hard work landed me a place on a 12-month foreign exchange program to the University of Queensland. In this blog post I’ll run through the main differences between university in Australia vs UK. This is based...
12 Fun Things to Do in Hobart, Tasmania

12 Fun Things to Do in Hobart, Tasmania

With a mountainous backdrop sloping down towards the meandering banks of the River Derwent, Hobart is certainly one of the more scenic cities in Australia. I was impressed as soon as I arrived. If you’re heading to Tasmania or looking for a weekend getaway,...
The 26 Best Backpacker Hostels in Australia for Budget Travellers

The 26 Best Backpacker Hostels in Australia for Budget Travellers

Are you looking for the best backpacker hostels in Australia? Or maybe you want to find cheap travel accommodation but aren’t sure what Australian hostels are like, or if they’re really the right choice for you. I’ve travelled Australia multiple...
Working Holiday Australia Guide: Plan Your Epic Year Down Under!

Working Holiday Australia Guide: Plan Your Epic Year Down Under!

If you’ve decided to take the plunge and head off on a Working Holiday visa in Australia, you’re probably full of excitement and can’t wait to explore such a beautiful country. However, the amount of things you need to organise when you’re...