HOW TO GET FROM BRISBANE CBD TO NORTH STRADBROKE ISLAND

In a recent post I mentioned that the beaches in Brisbane aren’t worthy of our sunscreen. There is however a lovely alternative which is North Stradbroke Island. This little island is the nice relaxing getaway that Party island Fraser Island isn’t AND you can actually swim in the ocean here! Getting here has a few […]

HOW TO ORGANIZE A WORKING HOLIDAY IN AUSTRALIA

So you’ve decided to go to Australia? You’ve obviously done a bit of research and discovered everything is more expensive there right? Working holiday it is! But wait, whats a TFN?? What’s a superannuation ?? What do I actually need?? WORKING HOLIDAYS ARE AMAZING! Having done one myself as well as working for a company that […]

HOW TO GET FROM GOLD COAST AIRPORT TO THE BEACHES

Welcome to the Gold coast! The GC airport is quite straight forward there is little room for error when arriving or departing. Though getting to and fro might be a bit confusing The easiest way to get to Mermaid beach, Main beach, Surfers paradise, Broadbeach and Southport is actually quite simple when you realize they’re […]

HOW TO GET FROM SURFERS PARADISE TO BRISBANE CENTER

There are three ways to get to Brisbane from Surfers Paradise which is great! It all depends on your budget and timeframe. Greyhound Where: From 4217 bus station Surfers paradise to Brisbane coach terminal Cost: $15-$19 depending on day/time Time: 1hr 15 min Pros: Free wifi, scheduled around 3x per day, online booking Cons: It’s a […]

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT JAPAN BEFORE YOU GO

  1. It can be VERY expensive However, if you plan to backpack you can get by on about 3000 yen/day (2016) 2. Always know where the nearest 7 eleven is Japan is a cash based society, nobody takes cards (except 7-eleven, fancy stores, some restaurants & large supermarkets)  Besides the post office, 7-eleven is […]