Physically demanding work in hot weather isn’t everyone’s cup of tea which is why Australians tend to leave that sort of thing to others, dangling the self-picked carrot of a second Working Holidaymaker Visa in front of those helping to bring in the crops.
The Riverina tourist authorities once used to produce a handy guide to taking a working holiday in this region of NSW. While searching for it recently we came up short – the site now seems to focus on information for travellers who don’t need to break their backs harvesting crops – but we did find this downloadable PDF map that could be put to use in a job hunt in the area.
A compilation of all our jobs abroad and volunteer work articles, plus links to useful information on our other sites.
Backpacking can be an amazing experience, and most people return with memories and friends that they'll never forget. Although we all wish we could travel the globe for months on end without having to worry about money, the simple fact is that travel is expensive. If you're planning a backpacking trip and want to find ways to fund your adventure whilst you're out there, take a look at this guide by Izzy from PassSmart. Izzy looks at what jobs are out there and how you might be limiting your employment prospects by not holding a driving licence.
Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.
The fourth largest producer in the world, Australia’s wines can easily be sampled after a visit to the local supermarket but there are plenty of reasons to get closer to the source and head down under for a wine tour.
Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes, and other parts of the body that are quite useful when looking for a job abroad.
For skint travellers, with (or without) work visas, willing to work harder than I did thinking up the following pun here is our pick of the crops for summer.
Paul Simon had 50 ways to leave his lover. He made a new plan, Stan; dropped off the key, Lee; and got on the bus, Gus. But what if your name is Matt or Kylie and you want to go further than back to your parent’s house?