Adventures in Oz
It all started when...
My BFF Jacob walked into my office and asked to borrow my laptop to research something. I nodded my head and continued working on the pressing email in front of me. When I finished, curiousity began to take over.
"What are you looking up, anyhow?"
"Oh just a thing about living and working in Australia."
"I wanna go!!" I raised my hand and nearly jumped out of my seat...
That night we landed ourselves in the final destination of the road trip portion of our trip. Byron Bay. I don't know about Matthew and Patricia but I had looked forward to Byron more than any other place on the coast. For months and months I had heard about how awesome this place was. Everyone said it was the land of hippies; a cool, laid-back town with beautiful beaches
There are numerous snorkelling tours for the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Here's a post about my experience and what you can expect on one of these tours.
Over the past six weeks I have spent the majority of my time volunteering and traveling among Australia's Northern Territory. I had the opportunity to volunteer for three different families and I learned a lot in the process.
There's a lot more to do than you realise in Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia and the surrounding area. Here's my short and sweet list on what to do in the Katherine area.
There is a long list of amazing rest stops in between Alice Springs and Mataranka, in the Northern Territory of Australia. This is my travel guide for those simple but so unique stops.
How do I describe the town of Coober Peddy? Imagine you took a trip back in time to the year1974. Your time machine is actually a spaceship model used for the movie Star Wars, and you've landed on a planet that looks like equal parts desert and moon. That is the closest thing I can equate Coober Peddy to.
My first month in Oz was glamorous and exciting--Surfer's Paradise, Melbourne, the Great Ocean Road—all of the beautiful touristy places were thoughtfully splashed around my social media pages in exchange for jealousy and amazement from friends back home. It was all a glorious dream! Then, I woke up from my dream and entered into the “working” part