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Photos: My Wandering Heart

Saturday, 18 Jan 2014 | Photo Gallery

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My Wandering Heart...

Saturday, 18 Jan 2014 | Views [591]

I have always had a passion for travel. I searched for hours, days and even months for the perfect travel quote and 'Wanderlust' summed everything up.  I then had this tattooed to my wrist. Given my love for travel, since i am happiest when i ... Read more >

Tags: advice, asia, australia, easy, handmade, india, jewellery, jewelry, travel, travel blog

Photos: Kooljaman at Cape Leveque

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Unique Australia...

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | Views [466]

As I drive into the desert, bush or wilderness, I'm constantly in awe of the wide, open land and the beauty of this great country.   Innamincka, South Australia, situated in the Simpson Desert with a population of 8 people and a 8 hour ... Read more >

Tags: australia, northern territory, queensland, remote, rural, south australia, travel, western australia

Alice Springs - Yalara

Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | Views [573]

Alice Springs Kings Canyon Uluru (Ayresrock Rock) Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) Yulara (Ayresrock Rock Resort) Day 1: We kick started the day with a camel ride at an outback camel farm which was $7... Bargain!! It was surprisingly compfy ... Read more >

Tags: aboriginal culture, alice springs, australia, camels, kata tjuta, kings canyon, the olgas, uluru

Photos: 3 Day Rock The Centre Tour

Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Darwin - Alice Springs

Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Darwin - Alice Springs

Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | Views [295]

I have always admired people who travel alone. I have been in Australia on my own since February but this was my first tour where I did not know anyone. I had  spent 5 days in Darwin with my good friends Liam and Lucas when I decided I needed some ... Read more >

4 Airports, 3 flights, 3 states... 1 Day!

Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | Views [265]

Alice Springs - Sydney - Brisbane - Townsville  I am currently on my 3rd flight of the day traveling between Brisbane and Townsville, kicked back in an exit seat with a can of coke....   After my 3 day 'Rock The Centre' tour ... Read more >

Tags: alice springs, australia, brisbane, qantas, sydney, townsville, wanderlust

Seven Spirit Bay Wilderness Lodge

Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | Views [354]

Just as tribal ancestors were inspired by the land so many thousands of years ago, Seven Spirit Bay will touch your soul and inspire your sense of adventure.  My adventure to this remote wilderness region began with a 45-minute scenic flight ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, arnhem land, australia, cobourg peninsular, remote location, seven spirit bay, wilderness, working holiday

Home Made Mozzie Repellent

Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | Views [567]

You’re trying your best to enjoy a lie in or an evening meal outside, but a constant swarm of mosquitoes wake you with the sound of buzzing in your ear as the clock ticks 7am or attack as you sit down to eat your evening meal. The threat? A ... Read more >

Tags: asia, australia, homemade, insect repellent, malaria, mosquitoes, sandflies

Do you dream of living a nomadic existence? Tips to earn while you travel

Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | Views [939] | Comments [1]

A question a lot of people ask is how do I afford to travel. Working while traveling is one of the most cost efficient ways to travel the world as you don't need to save much before you leave to go overseas, and you can travel on the local currency ... Read more >

Tags: fruit picking, outback, rural work, working abroad, working holiday, wwoofing

The Gold Coast, Famous for Fun

Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | Views [401]

The Gold Coast is Queensland's most popular tourist destination. It is a modern city of high-rise buildings, built around beaches including the famous 'Surfers Paradise'. The Gold Coast is like 'Hollywood' of Australia. It is famous for  fun. There ... Read more >

Tags: australia, broadbeach, miami, queensland, south stradbrook island, surfers paradise, the gold coast

I want to live and work in Australia. How do I go about it?

Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | Views [2114]

Firstly you will need to apply for a visa. I literally typed visa for Australia into Google and picked a site to apply. I can not remember who I applied with but probably the best site would be the official Australian Immigration site... www.immi.gov.... Read more >

Tags: advice, australia, gap year, tip, travel, visa, working abroad, working holiday, working holiday visa

Travel Often, Work Hard & Play Harder

Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | Views [417]

At school when I had to think about what I wanted to do when I left and while writing my personal statement, I couldn't think of anything I liked more than the thought of travel. I had only been to Jersey and Greece but I can remember thinking I would ... Read more >

Tags: australia, dream, travel, travelling, wanderlust, working holiday

Photos: Seven Spirit Bay

Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery

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A Wilderness Adventure in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory

Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | Views [344]

When its time to go, its time to go... I was eager for a new adventure and so I packed my bags and left the desert for a wilderness adventure in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.   I took a road trip out with a guy I had met at Innamincka ... Read more >

Tags: arnhem land, australia, cobourg peninsula, darwin, northern territory, seven spirit bay, wilderness

Everyday is an adventure in the outback

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | Views [281]

Another day off and and another adventure... Making the most of my surroundings, today we took a road trip to the famous dig tree. Andy and I made a packed lunch last night to take with us and we set off at 9:30. I have uploaded some of our pictures ... Read more >

Tags: australia, desert, dig tree, innamincka, nappa merrie, outback

Photos: Outback Day Trip, South Australia

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Fishing in the Cooper Creek

Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Small fish in a big pond

Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | Views [334]

Eager for a new adventure and experiences, I sit here and remind myself why I am here... In the middle of the desert and then I stop for a moment and just enjoy what I do have around me... I caught my first fish here in the creek whilst on an afternoon ... Read more >

Tags: australia, creek, desert, fishing, innamincka, outback

You will only be as good as the people you surround yourself with

Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | Views [371] | Comments [1]

I've been feeling pretty blue lately and my spirits were really down. Various changes and what not had gone on at work and things had upset me a little. Andy and Maya had been away for 10 days and arrived back today. I was over the moon to see them ... Read more >

Tags: australia, desert, innamincka, kayaking, quotes

Photos: Kayaking on the Cooper Creek

Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery

Innamincka, Outback South Australia
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Facebook has become Narcissistic

Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | Views [390]

Today I decided that I will be deactivating my Facebook account. Why? Everybody asks... There must be something wrong for you to do that... Nothing is wrong, apart from the fact that as my dear friend Chris put... Facebook has become Narcissistic ... Read more >

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Photos: Innamincka

Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery

Outback South Australia
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Photos: Outback Road Trip

Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery

Innamincka to Broken Hill
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Burke and Wills Never had it so good

Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | Views [362]

So I live in Innamincka... for those of you who are thinking inna fucking what...  Innamincka is a tiny settlement in north-east South Australia. It is 1065 km northeast of Adelaide and 459 km from Lyndhurst up the Strzelecki Track. It is situated ... Read more >

Tags: burke and wills, desert, history, innamincka, outback, south australia

Victoria- The Place To Be

Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | Views [225]

Felicity invited me back to her parents house and to go out with her and her friends when we arrived in Melbourne. Her mum, Judy picked us up from the airport and drove us to her home in Kew. I met Felicity's dad Russell and a friend of his was over ... Read more >

Tags: australia, brighton, kew, melbourne, st kilda, victoria

Photos: Australia

Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Ellimeek Station... The Bush!

Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | Views [139]

The Whit Sundays... 3 days on board a boat

Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | Views [114]

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Magnetic Island

Saturday, 16 Jun 2012 | Views [206]

We left our camper can for a few days in Townsville and caught a ferry over to Magnetic Island. We checked into Base and then went on a hunt for some scooters to bomb around the Island on... We got such a buzz on the scooteroo tour that we couldn't ... Read more >

Tags: magnetic island, wallabies

Innamincka Hotel, Outback South Australia

Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 | Views [405]

Tuesday 21st February, Jodie returned to Australia only to leave her camera and sunnies back in England!! Ha ha, only her. Best thing is, she actually did this twice!! Jodie had been applying for jobs in outback hotels whilst at home and three of ... Read more >

The Great Ocean Road

Monday, 16 Jan 2012 | Views [138]

The Great Ocean Road was built by returning soldiers in memory of their fallen comrades. It starts at Torquay and finishes up at Warranambool. Kirsty, Kelly and I hired a car for 5 days and took it in turns to drive from Melbourne to Adelaide. We visited:... Read more >

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Victoria- On The Move

Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | Views [112]

Kelly and Kirsty had arrived in Melbourne the same day on a road trip from Sydney. I booked a transfer from the airport to South Cross. Only I could miss the damn thing and have it waiting for me on the highway while I was driven to the coach by the ... Read more >

Tags: australia, australia day, melbourne, victoria

The Blue Mountains, Katoomba

Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | Views [129]

Jodie had left Australia on 17th December. I was now traveling solo. Whilst staying at the hostel in Bondi, I organised a trip with a girl and guy staying in the hostel to visit The Blue Mountians in Katoomba Which was about a two hour train journey ... Read more >

Tags: katoomba, the blue mountains, the three sisters

I Rock Entertainment

Saturday, 17 Dec 2011 | Views [194]

We got $400 a week plus commission on ticket sales. We sold tickets for the Christmas Day Festival 'Sunburnt' and the New Years Eve and New Years Day Festivals... Shore Thing and Field Day. I made $10 on each ticket to Sunburt and $12 on each ticket ... Read more >

Tags: sydney harbor, sydney harbor bridge, the opera house

NSW- The First State

Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | Views [221]

My arrival point in Australia was Sydney... I flew from London Heathrow with Virgin Atlantic. Everyman very lucky that Karen, one if my best friends works for Virgin and was able to book me a one way ticket for just £473. My flight stopped in Hong ... Read more >

Tags: australia, bondi, goon, sydney, virgin atlantic

I Have Symptoms of Wanderlust

Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | Views [266]

I quit my job to chase the sun...   I had met Jodie just 5 months before in a night club in Exeter. Jodie had booked round the world tickets with her friend from uni and said why don't I join them.   I had wanted to travel ... Read more >

Tags: australia, sydney, virgin, visa, wanderlust


Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | Views [170]

So….I picked an attractive site; I balanced attractive with functional; now to write my blog that will hold my most cherished memories. If you happen to stumble across it, I hope you will enjoy reading <3   Peace and Love Zoe ... Read more >



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