After being absolutely spoilt with beautiful weather ever since we stepped foot into Australia, we were annoyingly hit by torrential rain which was bad enough to result in our farm closing down... it was a really stressful period as we were basically told to head South and look for new work as all of the farms in the Bundaberg … Continue reading a Yoga Newbie
By the 20th December 2017 we will have completed our 3 months farming work and my god, I really am counting down the days. I am not too difficult to please and I genuinely am thoroughly enjoying my experience - however, the farm life is not for me forever and 88 days will be more than enough! So... on our … Continue reading Christmas On The Mind
Two weeks have passed and we are finally feeling settled into our new job! I can't tell you how nice it is to work on a farm which offers such a wide variety of work! At the start of our farming experience, we begun by working on a tomato picking farm - and we really were performing exactly the same … Continue reading One Word… Zucchini
As you may or may not already know - to extend a 12 month Holiday Working Visa to 24 months, you must first qualify to do so. In order to do this, you need to complete 3 months (or 88 days) of specified work within your first year, and this must be in a regional area … Continue reading From Beach Life, to Farm Life
It was time to say goodbye (for now!) to our beautiful little City apartment, which we absolutely adored; and 'Hello' Palm Beach apartment! We only spent 2 weeks in Brisbane City, but I have to say it felt SO much longer - and although we love the City and will absolutely be back; we fancied a change and felt that we were … Continue reading HELLO, Gold Coast.
Ok, so the first 3 days may seem a little boring as we have been settling in... (For you, not for me.) But here is how our first seven days in Brisbane looked - in short, obviously! I promise things will become much more exciting! Day 1 - Arrival Day! Today has been all about embracing the excitement. … Continue reading Our First 7 Days!
So we have arrived and I cannot believe what an enjoyable 23+ hour flight that was! Bearing in mind before I boarded the plane I was uncontrollably emotional from saying my goodbyes to my family. In fact, I was really bloody struggling. It is very unlike me to decline a meal and a cocktail at the … Continue reading Good Morning, Brisbane.