Port Macquarie: Moving On Up

Port Macquarie: Moving On Up

Heading Up The Coast When we started our East Coast trip back in July 2016 our first stop was Port Macquarie. This stop, around 6 hours on the Greyhound from Sydney, is often missed by backpackers eager to get to Byron Bay. However, in our 3 days here we squeezed in a lot of what this small beach town has to offer and were sad to leave so soon. Our 6 pm departure from Sydney saw us arriving in Port…

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The Blue Mountains: A Blue Haze

The Blue Mountains: A Blue Haze

One of my favourite memories from our first week in Sydney was The Blue Mountains. We only planned this trip the day before and got a last minute booking with a company called Happy Travels who would be picking us up at 7 am the following morning. That morning also happened to be the day we were checking out of our hostel in favour of an Air BnB in Coogee. So we woke up at half 5 in the morning,…

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Making It In Sydney

Making It In Sydney

The Arrival On Monday 13th June we arrived in Sydney and spent a few moments feeling proud of ourselves for getting there with no problems. From the airport, we were greeted by a rickety old minibus ready to take us to our new ‘home’. There was a lot of time to kill before check-in so we walked around Darling Harbour; a dock lined with restaurants and bars – and only a 5-minute walk from our hostel. It is also the…

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Welcome To My Blog

Welcome To My Blog

For my first blog post I thought it would be best to introduce myself and give a quick breakdown of my journey so far and my up and coming plans. I’m Holly Wigmore – a 21-year-old from Southampton, England currently on a year Working Holiday Visa in Australia. I arrived in Sydney in June 2016 with my boyfriend Sam and 9 months later we’re back in Sydney with new memories and some more knowledge on travelling Australia. In the next…

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