The Grampians National Park is one of Victoria’s treasures, and is a must-see place for anyone traveling through Victoria. But there’s so much to do there, and not all of us have a week up our sleeves to do every hike and see every waterfall that the Grampians has on offer.. so how do you choose the highlight reel if you’ve only got a day or two to explore? Continue reading “The Grampians in a day (or two)”
Gone are the days where we live in one place and work in one job until the day we die… in case you missed the memo, routine is out and travel is in! But because most of us can’t afford to travel full time, we have a day job that affords us the luxury of traveling to new and exciting places in our allocated annual leave periods each year. But what if you don’t want to only travel when you have annual leave? What if you want to combine working and traveling, to get the best of both worlds, sight-seeing and making money simultaneously? Well then you need to consider working for a health care agency.
Today I turn 26
I have lived more than a quarter of a century on this earth, and I honestly feel like I’m just starting to learn the ropes now
I mean, who really has this life thing all sorted? Does anyone really know what they’re doing? Continue reading “A moment of reflection on my 26th birthday”
“Inā kei te mohio koe ko wai koe, I anga mai koe i hea, kei te mohio koe. Kei te anga atu ki hea”
“If you know who you are and where you are from, then you will know where you are going”
A few years ago I was introduced to the Myers Briggs personality types by a friend of mine who had undertaken the test as part of a team building exercise at a work study day. His work recognised that everyone has a different personality type (yes it seems obvious and while we know it to be true a lot of the one size fits all corporate environments don’t accept that fact) and therefore they would all work differently.
Today I’ve been reflecting on loneliness. I have been reflecting on loneliness for a while now, but I hadn’t put it into words, or even made sense of it in my own head because how I felt and how I thought I should feel were contradictory to each other.
Because I’ve been planning my first big period of traveling, and therefore booking lots of flights, accommodation and tours, I’ve been looking into ways to make traveling cheaper. I don’t mean let’s eat baked beans and not do anything that costs money, I mean how can I book exactly the style of travel I want but save money in the long run?
So here is my list of top travel hacks so far – feel free to comment with any of your own
The point behind me commencing my contract work with Health Care Australia was to not only provide me with the opportunity to travel within Australia and gain professional experience in a variety of culturally diverse settings, but to be give me the freedom to work six months of the year and travel six months of the year, to discover the world. At the ripe old age of 25 when most of my high school friends have been on the traveling bandwagon for a few years now, I’m still studying (I’ll be graduating with my PG Dip in Midwifery at the end of this year) and have seen very little of the world.
It’s a rite of passage, and on all of the travel websites as a ‘must do tourist activity’ when visiting Victoria. Driving the great ocean road is a customizable adventure – a pick and mix of activities if you will, guaranteed to keep you entertained while you drive the 243km stretch of road that hugs the south-eastern coast of Australia, from Torquay to Allansford.
For those of you who saw my photos and posts about my holiday off the coast of Phuket, you will know that the holiday was amazing and so was my accommodation. Continue reading “Luxury escapes”