Tourism Australia: 100 Unique Experiences

Tourism Australia: 100 Unique Experiences

100 Experiences that make Australia…. Australia I have been living in Australia for a bit more than a year and a half.  When I left Australia back in June, I was quite sad.  (Let’s be honest; I was also very excited about the adventure to come in Southeast Asia!)  I...
10 Cheap Things to Do in Sydney, Australia

10 Cheap Things to Do in Sydney, Australia

When I decided to go to Sydney a year and a half ago, I had no idea what to expect. I was moving there with my little budget full of hope to settle there long term.  Already, I had a huge crush on this easy-going –busy – entertaining city.  I found a flat in Pyrmont...
A night at the Rydges Sydney Airport

A night at the Rydges Sydney Airport

Being a backpacker means many different things.  My wallet thinks it’s to travel on a tiny budget.  My friends think it’s to carry a heavy backpack. I do think it’s a mix of affordable, cheap and hard-core travel. Being a backpacker is a lifestyle.  I’d prefer to...
Queenstown: I’m still dreaming of you

Queenstown: I’m still dreaming of you

Queenstown, when I met you, I’ve got a great feeling.  I knew I could trust my first impression.  Okay, you were expensive.  Okay, you were crowded.  But, I remember that first smile.  If your mountains fit you perfectly, your lake make you even sexier.  On our...
What it’s like to live on a farm in Australia

What it’s like to live on a farm in Australia

They said: 88 days and you’ll get your second year visa! 88 days… and still counting.   I am currently in my second year in Australia.  Why am I still living on a farm?  I’ve got different relationships with farms. I hate it.  I love it. When I left my farming...
Backpacking New Zealand: Budget Tips

Backpacking New Zealand: Budget Tips

We have been to New Zealand for a month in November. We had a plan. The plan was great (and cheap!). It’s sad that it didn’t work out. So, what happened?  The budget explodes. We busted the budget. Okay, perhaps, New Zealand was more expensive than what we...