Category: Australia!

The Magic of Maggie Island

Magnetic Island is a pure gem of paradise only 30 minutes away from tropical Townsville, a popular pit-stop for backpackers who are exploring Australia’s East Coast. Fondly known as Maggie Island, it is here that you will experience koalas and wallabies in their natural habitats, challenge yourself on wild walking trails and rent a “Topless”

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5 Week Budget East Coast Itinerary & Prices

I’ve put together a quick snippet of my East Coast Itinerary and the prices I paid to give other backpackers ideas of where to go and stay along their travels. There are so many hostels along the coast but how do you know which is best value or which ones will actually give you the

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Travel Vaccinations for Australia, Cuba & Asia

Did you know there is a global shortage of the Hepatitis A vaccine? I booked an appointment with the Talbot Clinic last week and quickly realised the process of getting my jabs would be far from smooth. Not only did I learn that you must get the Hepatitis B in three courses but also it

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Applying for an Australian Working Holiday Visa

I booked my Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417) on the Australian Government’s website and received my visa grant within 24 hours. It cost me €440 and the whole process including filling out the application form was stress-free and very easy to follow. Here is a very quick and handy guide that will help you get

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