10 Reasons to Visit Brisbane on Your Working Holiday Visa

You have just received your Working Holiday Visa to Australia and are deciding where your first stop will be…. Why not head straight to Brisbane in sunny Queensland? Here are 10 reasons to visit Brisbane: Brisbane is...

Top Things to do in Perth this Summer

With the weather heating up, school holidays and Christmas on our doorstep you might be asking what on earth can we do in Perth in December/January. Well here is a list of my top...

8 Important Things to Know to Avoid Workplace Exploitation

Working holiday makers on 417 visas have been vulnerable to exploitation in a range of industries. In 2016 the Fair Work Ombudsman released the findings of an inquiry into the experiences of 417 visa-holders...

Exploring Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Like a lot of born and bred Australians, there is a lot of my own country I haven’t visited and to be honest, don’t know a lot about. A lot of you working holiday...

Aussie Slang

Using abbreviations and slang words is a crucial part of being considered a real “Aussie”. Australians shorten words and phrases whenever possible and it is highly recommended that you familiarize yourself with the basic...

Should I Do My Working Holiday in Sydney or Melbourne?

Many years ago, I was living and working as a recruiter in London. I had been transferred to an unrelated company to build relationships between the two firms, which was also for me, as...

10 Best Day Trips out of Sydney

Since arriving in Sydney in January 2015 on my working holiday visa, I've been putting together (and beginning to tick off) a list of must do day trips whilst I’m in living in the...

Sydney Happy Hours & Deals for Every Day of the Week

Australia is a great place to be over the summer months, as you can make the most of the great weather by enjoying a nice cold beer or wine after work in one of...

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