The Jones Journal: 2 Months In Sydney, Australia

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Has it really been 60 days already…?  I can’t believe it.   Well, you know what they say — time flies when you’re having fun.   If you read my post about my Australian Arrival, you’ll know that I was actually pretty freaked out…

Cool Spots to Check out Around Melbourne

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Melbourne’s an incredibly fun city to spend a holiday in, with sites like Federation Square, Royal Botanical Gardens, and the Southbank and Arts Centre Melbourne for your enjoyment. The problem with popular attractions is that they can…

Have You Heard Events presents...The Afterlife [Festival Review]

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It was October 30th at 1:08 P.M and my phone vibrated in my pocket.      It was a text message from the organizers over at HYHE.   With less than 24 hours to go for the party to commence, it was finally the right time to release the venue…

17 Things That'll Happen When You Move From South-East Asia to Australia

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Going from South-East Asia to Australia is extremely common among long-term backpackers.  It's close in proximity, you can find cheap flights with AirAsia, and the money-making opportunities down here are pretty great.  If you come to Australia…

The Manly - Spit Coastal Walk [Photo Essay]

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I have decided do try and complete these Ten Best Coastal Walks in Sydney. I've been here just over a month now, and I can already tell that this is an extremely outdoorsy city.  Every weekend you'll see people out exercising, chilling at…

The Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk [Photo Essay]

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THE BONDI TO COOGEE WALK IS A MUST WHEN VISITING SYDNEY I honestly had no idea it was this beautiful.  I had seen plenty of pictures of Bondi before, but didn't know that this coastal walks would be so breathtaking.. It took me over 3 weeks…

9 Music Festivals in Sydney to Keep You Dancing This Summer

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Music Festivals in Sydney during the Summer...?  You've got some incredible options to choose!  There are tons of amazing music festivals in Australia, but there is no better place for a festival junky than to spend your summer in Sydney.  Get…

Australian Arrival: A Combination of Nervousness & Excitement

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I was rudely awoken from a deep (Melatonin & Valium) induced sleep.  An AirAsia stuardess tapped me on the shoulder, and  told me I had to put my chair back to it’s upright and locked position. Come on lady, I know we won’t be landing…

Work & Play In Australia Contest

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Ever dreamed of heading down under to the beautiful country of Australia, or as the cool people say, "Oz".  Well it's actually not that hard.  It's probably one of the best ways for people who love traveling to begin a nomadic lifestyle. If…