Settling in Australia has been extremely smooth! This country was built with travellers in mind, making the move from your home country to this beautiful place a comfortable transition! I was so pleased to have my phone up and running within the first hour of arrival in Australia, and having my own unlocked phone made … Continue reading APPLY FOR A PHONE LINE IN AUSTRALIA
On my 5th day in Australia, I jumped into a car with 13 others to go chasing waterfalls! Our first stop was Babinda Boulders, located about an hour south of Cairns. We spent just under an hour walking around and taking in the beautiful scenery. After driving for another 30 minutes we found ourselves at … Continue reading CAIRNS – ATHERTON TABLELANDS WATERFALLS
Scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef was a dream come true and a fear conquered all in one unbelievably amazing experience! If you’re planning on visiting the Great Barrier Reef while in Australia, Cairns is the best city to do that as it's the closest to the reef! Backpackers World Travel agency helped me … Continue reading CAIRNS – GREAT BARRIER REEF
Ever since our move to Canada 16 years ago, it's been a tradition to spend Sundays together as a family. I used to not care for it when I was younger but now I count down the days till Sunday brunch and spending the whole day with my sissy and mamasita! Even mother nature was … Continue reading OUR LAST FAMILY DAY
Before I go on with this entry, I have to confess something: this was the first time I purchased travel insurance - very risky, I know. But thankfully I’ve been incredibly lucky to have never needed it. This meant serious research on my part to find the best coverage for an entire year in Australia, … Continue reading FIND THE BEST TRAVEL INSURANCE
Depending on how long you've been planning on a trip, you may or may not be financially ready to purchase your flights. If you have been saving up - congratulations, that's fantastic! If you haven't yet, that's totally okay - either way, it's a good idea to do some research beforehand just to have an … Continue reading FIND & BOOK THE CHEAPEST FLIGHTS
So you want to work and travel in Australia, eh? Well, the first thing you gotta do is apply for a Working Holiday visa! I wouldn't recommend you to do anything (except maybe ask your parents for permission) until your visa gets approved. Depending on your country of residence, you can apply for either the … Continue reading APPLYING FOR A WORKING HOLIDAY VISA TO AUSTRALIA
In this post, I share 9 secrets on how to be smart with your money and how to keep your usual spendings while staying on budget.
These are some commitment-free ways of making money to put towards your savings.
Today marks exactly 10 months since I’ve moved home from two years of work experience in U.K., traveling Europe, and visiting/living with my dad in Iran for 3 months! I was anxious to come home after being away for so long. As excited as I was to see my family and friends, I dreaded moving … Continue reading A LITTLE GLIMPSE INTO MY MIND.