Pros and Cons of Living in Australia

Pros and cons of living in Australia, compared to my home country, the USA. For those who don't know, I came to Australia because I fell in love with an Australian guy in Costa Rica in 2017. My travel-obsessed self saw this as the perfect opportunity to get a Working Holiday Visa and go live …

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Figure Eight Pools, Sydney: 8 Best Tips For Visiting

The 8 best tips for visiting Sydney's Figure Eight Pools in the Royal National Park. Located in Sydney's Royal National Park are the Figure Eight Pools. These all-natural and perfectly symmetrical pools are famous among tourists and Instagrammers. Among local Aussies, the Figure Eight Pools are famous for being quite dangerous and risky. A few …

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Cost Of Living In Australia: Detailed Guide For 2020

For those wondering about the cost of living in Australia, I’m here to answer all your questions from my own personal experience! When I came to Australia 1.5 years ago, I realized something incredible.  Living in Australia is affordable! Australia is known for being such an expensive country. When I arrived, I had mentally braced …

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A Guide To Work Exchange: The Cheapest Way To Travel

 Why a work exchange is the cheapest way to travel! Including the best organizations for work exchange, and some tips for volunteering abroad.  One of the questions I encounter often among young people is "How do you afford to travel?" Others include "What is the cheapest way to travel?" or "What the heck is a …

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Budget Traveler’s Guide To Travel Insurance

Thoughts on travel insurance from a budget traveler who never thought she would need it...until she did.  Travel insurance. What's the deal? Do you really need it? How much is it? What kind should I get? I put off answering these questions for years. I've been traveling consistently since 2015 and it wasn't until 2019 …

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18 Best Things To Do On The Isle of Skye, Scotland

18 of the best things to do on the Isle of Skye, a stunning island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.  Out of all the Scottish islands (there are hundreds of them!), the Isle of Skye may get the most attention. It's jagged mountain peaks, sapphire freshwater rivers, and overall rugged natural landscape has become …

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Work Exchange In Peru: How I Lived In Cusco For Free

My experience doing a work exchange in Peru with Worldpackers. My work exchange in Peru was a few years ago, but I never really explained how I was able to live in Cusco for free for one month. So today, I'm going to share my story! As a hardcore budget traveler, I am always looking …

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