Free Beer, Food and Toilet Paper! Temptations in the Workplace

The challenges of managing ever dwindling funds are something all travellers can relate to. The need to find cheap or, even better, free, food can be all consuming (literally!). So much so, that it can override...

How to Avoid Being the Workplace Outsider

Beginning a new job is nerve wracking at the best of times. But for many of us, especially the more introverted of us, learning the skills and responsibilities of a new job are not...

Tips For Surviving a Long Flight

If you’re a globetrotter seeking adventure or an overseas visitor in Australia, then you are already experienced with long distance flying. But for those of you who aren’t jet setting across the globe every...

Working in the Discomfort Zone

Regardless of how educated or qualified they may be, working holiday makers are often left with little choice but to take on a relatively thankless, low-paying job, be it fruit-picking, waiting tables, washing dishes,...

The Personal Qualities of a Quality Person: Applying for Low-Skilled Jobs

One thing Working Holiday Makers don’t have to worry about is being asked that most clichéd of job interview questions: Where do you see yourself in five years? Vowing long-term dedication to a company and committing...

How to Deal with Homesickness When Working Abroad

Homesickness is a natural reaction to being in a foreign country and is something everyone experiences to some degree. We’ve all had moments of taking a glass-half-empty view of a new environment. Most of...

Discover the Four Best Coastal Walks in Sydney

Sydney has this advantage over other metropolitan cities, that wherever you go, there is always something new to discover, such as, beautiful scenery, amazing ocean views and great places to have a walk. There...

Day Trip to Wollongong

The weekend is coming and you feel like a getaway trip far from the city and its crowds? I have a perfect destination to recommend to you. Wollongong is located 81km south of Sydney in...