Life Lesson Learned when Backpacking

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Here’s an important life lesson I learned whilst backpacking and looking for an income. Lots of backpackers are more than willing to do pretty much anything if it means that they can travel for longer around their chosen destination. Throughout Australia and New Zealand there are many different kinds of jobs you could find yourself doing… From being a cleaner to … Read More

Fruit Picking Jobs Australia

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Fruit picking is an awesome way for backpackers to earn extra cash during their trip when travelling in the countryside of Australia. There are many backpackers using fruit picking jobs as a way of funding their trip, meanwhile they enjoy the stunning nature of Australia! Locations & Seasons Queensland New South Wales Victoria Tasmania South Australia Western Australia Northern Territory … Read More

Pearling Jobs in Australia

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Heard about pearling jobs? The farming of oysters for pearls and associated products is called pearling. The heart of the pearling jobs industry is located in Broome, Australia, the Kimberley region of Western Australia, but also in Queensland and the Northern Territory is work available. It is not a job for everyone. If you like the sea and early mornings … Read More

All you need to know about Working in a Hostel

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You may not think much of hostel jobs, you may even thinking that hostel work is just a waste of time, all you do is just party; but you might just be wrong. Hostel jobs or working in the backpacking industry, believe it or not, provides a myriad of opportunities for those who enjoy a slightly different lifestyle to the norm.   … Read More

Getting a Working Holiday Visa – 6 easy steps

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Starting your trip to New Zealand or Australia begins with getting a working holiday visa. The working holiday visa (or WHV) is the best option for backpackers who want to discover, experience and do some work in one of the two greatest countries in the world; Australia or New Zealand. The working holiday visa allows you to stay for 12 months … Read More

Hard but Awesome Work on a farm

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The alarm is ringing way too early, everyone else in the room is still sleeping, OMG, I am a backpacker and I have my first day at work on a farm called Forest Nursery! No time left for having breakfast I am leaving the hostel and waiting for the bus to pick me up to work. Thank God the rest of the … Read More

Find your way through the backpacker Jobs Jungle

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What types of backpacker jobs are available? You don’t know how or where to find a job? You don’t have a clue what kind of job could fit you or even what to expect from backpacker jobs? There are loads of websites which provide information but how to find a way through it all? I will give you a short overview about … Read More

Why Bother Working Abroad?

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Many backpackers leave home to escape work but working abroad in another country is an incredibly unique experience with many more benefits than disadvantages. So the jobs aren’t always perfect but they can really make your trip something to remember. Why Bother Working Abroad? 1. You can stay away for longer Unless you have previously won the lottery or worked … Read More

Fruit Picking Season New Zealand

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Want to extend your New Zealand Working Holiday Visa (WHV)? Well doing 3 months fruit picking work is a good way to extend your visa and enable you to stay in the country for a bit longer. Fruit picking jobs are also a fantastic way to see parts of the countryside you may otherwise never see (and because the creepy crawlies … Read More

Tips for getting a job in Byron Bay

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Byron Bay attracts thousands of new tourists every day. People generally intend to stay a week or a few days, though soon fall into what we like to call the “Byron Bay Bubble”. In this bubble you’ll live the extraordinary lifestyle of being able to choose from an array of beautiful beaches, soak up the artistic atmosphere of live music … Read More