Working holiday makers are always talking about their travel experiences but what about the famous Australian foods that we eat everyday! Here’s a list of 17 famous Aussie eats, have you eaten them all? 17. Lamingtons Lamingtons are typically square or rectangular in shape and are a famous Australian sponge cake. Coated in chocolate icing and sprinkled with coconut it goes down nice with a cup of tea . ( Aussies love sprinkling snacks with coconut) 16. Cherry Ripe Introduced in 1924 the cherry ripe is said to be Australia’s oldest chocolate bar. It’s made of Read more
Have you ever been to the beach and heard whistles sounded and seen a panic? Well that’s exactly what happened at the One Mile Beach in Forster NSW. A few working holiday visa holders got more than they bargained for.
Living/Travelling on a working holiday in Australia? Do you think you’ll return home the same person? Well here’s some certain signs that you’re becoming an Aussie! 1) You now call flip flops, thongs 2) You have a thong tan line on your feet all your round. 3) You can compare all the different drops of goon. 4) You responding “yeah yeah nah nah” to a simple question has become standard. 5) You have turned a garden hose into a bong rather than use it for something illegal such as watering the plants. Read more
The 2014 Adventure Travel Awards were held on Friday the 7th of November at the Rydges Sydney, with 34 awards on offer their were 250 guests in attendance and Australia’s favourite cricketer Kerry O’Keefe to MC the night. To give you some more insight into the awards in just two months over 33,000 votes were cast from 11,000 tourists and working holiday makers voting for over 350 Businesses across Australia and New Zealand. Australian National Awards – Sponsored by Website Travel Best Recruitment Service Finalists: Workerswanted.com.au, Job Shop Perth & Job Search Australia Winner: Fruit Read more
Travelling around Australia often find yourself in unusual situations and often wish your skillset was that little bit bigger. Here is 6 skills not every backpacker will have! 1) How to change the oil in a car 2) Having signature meal in the kitchen ( 2 minute noodles don’t count) 3) How to choose a good wine 4) How to change a flat tyre ( Useful when doing harvest work) 5) How to drive manual 6) How to perform first aid Do you know any others that should be on the list? What skills have you learnt Read more
Tomorrow morning I am taking the train into work and handing in my resignation. I will be wearing my ironed shirt and my shiny shoes as a weapon of courtesy, but my smile will be the one thing that is telling the truth and screaming with joy. That alarm has been going off now on a morning for years. Sometimes the alarm is a good alarm, elephant trekking in Chang Mai for instance. Sometimes the alarm is a bad one, like catching the overnight bus through Laos and its many winding building sites. An alarm always has and always Read more
First off, congratulations on reading this. It shows that you are serious about wanting to get the very best from your working holiday and enjoy every moment of this unique (and expensive) opportunity that you have paved out for yourself. In 2012/2013 over 210,000 visas have been issued by the Australian government to people just like you. Firstly, its great to remember that you are not alone! There is a fantastic community of us offering both work and travel advice to help you out along the way. My name is Joel Mitchell and at the date of writing this I Read more
Have you not found your working holiday job here in Australia yet? Maybe this video can help with some tips on how to get you started!