Tag Archive: Australia

How to Spend the Perfect Day in Sydney

It has been about six months since I last visited Australia and although I spent a few hours in Sydney during that trip I never made it to the city centre. So really… Continue reading

Five Alternative Jobs in Australia with the Backpacker Job Board

I don’t know about you but after seeing the Inbetweeners 2 movie earlier this week, I have been wanting to head out on another gap year ever since. A gap year where I… Continue reading

Things to do on the Gold Coast

I feel like I’ve been talking Scotland, Scotland, Scotland on the blog at the moment so I thought I’d shake things up a little. Since visiting the Gold Coast for the second time… Continue reading

Claiming your tax back in Australia – Q and A with the experts at Pinkcow

It was this time last year I was preparing to leave Australia and carry on my travels after four months of living and working in Melbourne. As I prepared to leave, one of… Continue reading

Top 10 Adventure Activities in Australia and New Zealand

These two countries are possibly the most popular with gap year travellers especially among us British. It may have something to do with the awesome working holiday visa we are offered and the… Continue reading

My Top 6 Tall Buildings Around The World

Over my years of travelling I seem to have visited a fair few tall buildings around the world. From the viewing platform of the Tower Of London to the Empire State Building in… Continue reading

Climbing The Q1 Building In Surfers Paradise

Before I arrived on the Gold Coast, Vicky had sent us the first day’s itinerary. We landed at lunch after a full day of travelling only to be thrown in to not one… Continue reading

Segwaying Around Currumbin Wildlife Park and 5 Reasons Why I Loved It

We visited Currumbin Wildlife Park during our week on the Gold Coast for the I’m a Backpacker competition. Our main activities for the day were; a Segway tour and to cuddle a Koala… Continue reading

A Day At Dreamworld and White Water World On The Gold Coast

Heading to Dreamworld I was pretty excited, having been to Wet n Wild a year or so ago I knew exactly how good the Gold Coast theme parks were. Dreamworld is located a… Continue reading

Where To Eat And Drink On The Gold Coast

While I was in Australia for the I’m a backpacker competition I was lucky enough not to have to eat like a backpacker. We were shown some of the best places to eat… Continue reading

A Day With The Watersports Guru

The Watersports Guru is located in Kingscliff just on the NSW/QLD border. It is about a 50 minute drive from Surfers Paradise and providing you have a good gps and the correct address… Continue reading

Video: Skydiving The Gold Coast

I first did a skydive back in Cairns in 2012, I loved every minute of it and vividly remember wanting to do it again right then. When I was offered a chance to… Continue reading


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