My adventure

For years, it has been a dream of mine to go travelling. It has been the motivation behind everything I have worked for, it has been the idea driving me through hard times and the reoccurring daydream that keeps dragging me out of real life at random moments. After years of visualising and planning, my trip is finally on my doorstep and I am lucky enough to be sharing it with my best friend of 18 years.

I met Jenny in Primary school at the age of four and we have remained best friends ever since. Even when I moved to Bulgaria for a few years, we kept in touch and she was waiting for me as soon as I got back. You know someone is going to be a good travel partner, when the only time you have fallen out is when you both wanted to be Bubbles whilst playing the Powerpuff girls game!

We used STA travel to book our tickets and I couldn’t recommend them enough. You can call them up or visit one of their stores for a face to face chat. Not only do they help you find the cheapest flights and most convenient routes, but they will also help you with things like Visas, accommodation, vaccinations and so much more.

Our journey will be as follows: London–> Hong Kong–> The Philippines–> Japan–> Vietnam–> Thailand–> Malaysia–> Singapore–> Bali–> Australia–> New Zealand

We leave on May 1st 2017 and will be landing in Perth on August 14th 2017. We then plan on travelling around Oz until August 2018 to make the most of our working visa, popping over to New Zealand for a few weeks also.

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16 thoughts on “My adventure

  1. What an awesome trip! And 12 months in Oz will give you time to see a lot. Ours is a BIG country with lots to do and see. A working visa is a great way to get to know a place. If you make it to Adelaide, give me a hoi 🙂

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      1. Best to google. There is seasonal work for fruit and veg in many states. That would be in spring and summer mainly. South Australia (Adelaide is the capital) is known for its wines so there is grapepicking in places like Barossa Valley, Clare Valley, McClaren Vale (all not far from Adelaide) and in the sth east of the state in the Coonawarra. There are wine growing areas also in WA, Vic and NSW. And there are many places for fruit and veg – one of the most famous being the Riverlands around Mildura for example. Some farms may offer work too – eg with livestock. Again, best to google. Along the eastern seaboard there are many holiday resorts and islands which probably would have work options too. Good luck -sounds exciting.

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      2. Ooo yes I’ve heard it’s really good to do grape picking there from other travellers! This would be the ideal farm work for me too as I’m quite small haha 🙂 And the wine also sounds good 😉 it all sounds so exciting though- thanks so much for your help! I’m sure we will be in touch again when I land in Australia 🙂 xx

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