Working Wednesdays: Cauliflower Harvest: Squeaking Point

  Ah the joys of farming and the obscurity of place names. A phone call one night from my boss Hayley went something like this “Jonny, can you be at Squeaking Point for 7 am tomorrow to cut cauliflower?”. Of course my answer was “Yes” but I was also hazarding a “where the hell is Read more about Working Wednesdays: Cauliflower Harvest: Squeaking Point[…]

backpacking in antarctica

How to Backpack Your Way to Antarctica!

Backpacking your way to Antarctica?? Are you serious? Yes! Antarctica is without doubt the most amazing place I have travelled to, to date. It really is like another world and anyone who has been there will agree with me. It’s a white continent of superlatives, it’s magical! But can you do it on a backpacker Read more about How to Backpack Your Way to Antarctica![…]

PJ Gallagher's Irish Pub Parramatta, AUSTRALIA

Working Wednesdays: PJ Gallagher’s Irish Pub , Parramatta, Australia

As long as I live I will never  forget the magic of working in PJ Gallaghers Irish Pub in Parramatta, Australia. It sparked a new lease of life for me and was also my first job while living in the land down under. Fate led me there and I highly recommend becoming a barman/waiter in Read more about Working Wednesdays: PJ Gallagher’s Irish Pub , Parramatta, Australia[…]

How to make wallaby bolognaise

Friday’s Featured Food: Wallaby Bolognaise in Tasmania, Australia

While living in Tasmania I ended up staying for a while at Tasman Backpackers in Devonport – basically a live in, working hostel for travellers and workers on the nearby farms. Once a month we did a communal food night which meant that over 50 people that lived in the massive complex (a former hospital/nursing Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Wallaby Bolognaise in Tasmania, Australia[…]

Working Wednesdays: Planting Pyrethrum

Every Wednesday I bring you a random working Wednesday from my travels. This one ranks as probably the most bizarre job I’ve had to date. Considering the fact that I didn’t even know what on earth pyrethrum was when I started the job makes it even funnier. And unless all of you reading are liars Read more about Working Wednesdays: Planting Pyrethrum[…]

Top 5 Cities For Night Views

I was browsing in a camera shop tonight and got thinking about taking photos at night. I suddenly realised that of all the outdoor photos I have uploaded on here, about 95% of them are daytime! So here’s 5 of my favourite cities by night, for views. The thing about night photos is they need Read more about Top 5 Cities For Night Views[…]

Earn easy money in Australia this week!

Do you want to earn easy money as a traveller or tourist this week? There are many ways to do it. Read on for an easy one… Today Don’t Stop Living came across this promotion online, which will apply to any relevant tourists currently in Sydney, AUSTRALIA: Tourist Market Research Job: Are you or do Read more about Earn easy money in Australia this week![…]

How to get an Australian Working Holiday Visa

There are a lot of young and inexperienced travellers out there, and if it’s your first time out of your own continent, you might want to head to Australia as a lot of first time backpackers do. Crime rates are relatively low, work is easy to find, the country is beautiful, there are so many Read more about How to get an Australian Working Holiday Visa[…]