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My guide to surviving Splendour in the Grass

Book a campsite or accommodation early Unless you're very lucky to get your hands on a weekend camping ticket then you'll be looking for a campsite or accommodation nearby. We searched all the campsites in Byron and the surrounding areas and the prices were extortionate, some as much as $80 a night in a tent!!… Continue reading My guide to surviving Splendour in the Grass

Modes of Transport · Oceania

The art of living in a campervan

Is there anyway to travel Australia other than in a campervan? It was our dream when we arrived in Australia to get a campervan and after 8 months in the country that's exactly what we decided to do! Let me tell you there's positives and negatives of living out of a campervan. Unfortunately due to… Continue reading The art of living in a campervan

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The Great Ocean Road

From the Grampians National Park we headed straight down to the coast to Portland, a busy port town on the east of the Great Ocean Road. From Portland we took about 5 days to travel the Great Ocean Road all the way back to Geelong and this was more than enough time to see everything… Continue reading The Great Ocean Road

Attractions & Activities · Oceania

Grampians National Park

After finally finishing our farm work in Narrandera we headed down to Melbourne and bought a second van!! Who would have thought - no more please! Our first stop in our new van was The Grampians National Park, Victoria. We set off from Geelong and it took about 2 hours to arrive in Halls Gap… Continue reading Grampians National Park

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88 days regional work done!

Let me tell you I NEVER thought we'd see this day come!! After almost a year trying to get our farm work completed we finally finished it 14 days before our 1st year visa ended! We started our farm work in Margaret River, Western Australia almost as soon as we arrived. Thinking we'll get it… Continue reading 88 days regional work done!

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8 common misconceptions about Australia

1. It's always hot - When you imagine Australia you probably imagine the outback on a steaming hot day but guess what it's not always hot. We've experience torrential rain and snow in Australia however there summers are pretty damn hot. 2. Wildlife roams the streets - When I arrived in Australia I expected to… Continue reading 8 common misconceptions about Australia

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15 things Brits miss in Australia

Honestly Australia is pretty similar to the UK and also has a lot of the same foods but as a Brit there are some quintessential English things we've missed whilst living down under. 1. Doritos - For some reason all of the Doritos in Australia are cheese, they have cheese supreme, nacho cheese, cheese and original,… Continue reading 15 things Brits miss in Australia