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Australia Working Holiday Visa: The Ultimate Traveler’s Guide

The ultimate guide to the Australia Working Holiday Visa, including basic information needed to apply and some helpful tips for living over here. Australia, the "Land Down Under", the land of picturesque beaches, lush rainforests and vast deserts. Home to intriguing accents, famous landmarks, exotic animals, lazy surf towns and ancient aboriginal mysteries. It’s no …

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Farm Work In Australia: What Apple Picking Is Really Like

What farm work in Australia is really like. This is my story of working on an apple farm in Australia in hopes of getting a second-year visa. For the last 42 days, I’ve been employed as an apple picker at Snowman Orchard in Thulimbah, Queensland. And yes, I have been counting the days, as each …

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10 Amazing Things To Do In Tropical North Queensland

The best things to do in Tropical North Queensland, Australia. Queensland is called Australia's "Sunshine State" with good reason. This massive state covering the north-eastern section of Australia is known for its warm, welcoming climate and its lush natural beauty. For those seeking tropical weather and some of the planet's oldest, most impressive nature, visit …

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Living In Cape Tribulation, Australia

My experience living and working in the world's oldest rainforest.  For the last month, I’ve been living right in the midst of the oldest tropical rainforest on the planet. The Daintree Rainforest, located in the far north of Queensland, Australia, is estimated to be over 125 million years old. All the wild nature here appears …

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Things To Do In The Royal National Park: Sydney, Australia

My favorite things to do in the Royal National Park, just south of Sydney, Australia. The Royal National Park is a true gem of New South Wales. Located directly south of Sydney, it's easily accessible from the city and from smaller towns along the South Coast. The best way to get around is by car, …

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15 Best Things To Do In Wollongong, Australia

A quick travel guide about the best things to do in Wollongong, Australia.  Of all the different places I’ve lived, Wollongong may be my favorite. It doesn't feel like a city because the town center is small and welcoming, yet the list of the best Wollongong attractions is long and the fun things to do …

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6 Beautiful Places In New South Wales, Australia

6 of the best places to visit in New South Wales, Australia. While living in Australia, I've become infatuated with the nature around me. Venturing along the coastline brings me to gorgeous beaches framed by the bright blue Pacific Ocean. Heading inland brings me through dense forests and green landscapes seemingly untouched by humans. In …

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Nan Tien Temple: Finding Buddhism In Australia

Exploring Nan Tien Temple, the largest Buddhist Temple in the Southern Hemisphere. I never would have guessed that I'd find the southern hemisphere's biggest Buddhist Temple in Australia. But I did! The Nan Tien Temple, located in Berkeley, New South Wales, is a gigantic and magnificent landmark. The grounds are free to enter, though donations …

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Grand Pacific Drive: Best Things To Do From Sydney To Kiama

The best things to do on the Grand Pacific Drive, traveling between Sydney and Kiama.  If you're a traveler in Australia who wants to have an incredible day trip from Sydney, visit the Grand Pacific Drive. This beautiful coastal drive allows you to escape the crowds of the city and experience a more peaceful, local …

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How To Spend A Day In The Blue Mountains

Tips on how to spend a day in the Blue Mountains while traveling near Sydney, Australia. Prior to visiting the Blue Mountains last weekend, I dedicated a few hours to researching the area. This gorgeous mountain range lies just west of Sydney and is full of rich green forests, towering sandstone cliffs, and scenic waterfalls. …

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