Australia

New Exploration Into Blue Hole On Great Barrier Reef Brings Some Welcome News

3 min read“The Great Barrier Reef is dead”. This line has been thrown around the internet and the media over the last year. Partly to grab headlines but more significantly it points to the very serious and very real prospect that coral bleaching on the reef has killed up to 67% of the corals there. Without … Continue reading New Exploration Into Blue Hole On Great Barrier Reef Brings Some Welcome News

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Climbing Uluru Will Be Banned From October 2019 After Historic Vote

2 min readIt’s one of Australia’s most iconic wonders, visited by over 300,000 people per year but the future of Uluru will be ‘you can see but you can’t touch’ and we couldn’t agree with it more.

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QUIZ: Which City Is This? We Guarantee No One Will Get 20/20 Right!

Posted a month ago in Asia

0 min readIt’s a brave statement, but I’m calling it now. If anyone gets 20/20 in this quiz it will have been because of a fluke, or you’re the most well travelled person in Ireland…but mainly still a fluke! Anything over twelve should be considered a very decent effort. Oh, and just to keep you … Continue reading QUIZ: Which City Is This? We Guarantee No One Will Get 20/20 Right!

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Newcastle, NSW: The Laid Back Hidden Gem On Australia’s Gold Coast

4 min readAbsolutely no disrespect to the ‘buzzing’ city of Newcastle in Northeast England but compared to the New South Wales version, Geordie shores have been brutally beaten by the ugly stick…

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Want Your Visa & Etihad Flights Paid For? Tell Us Why You Should Be Our #OzAmbassador

2 min readUPDATE: Thank you all so much for such brilliant applications! We have now closed any further applications and selected our shortlist. Such was the volume of entries we cannot respond directly to everybody. If you haven’t been contacted yet, I’m afraid you haven’t made our shortlist. The standard of entries has been so … Continue reading Want Your Visa & Etihad Flights Paid For? Tell Us Why You Should Be Our #OzAmbassador

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Welcome, To The Real World! Best Work & Travel Options For 2017 Graduates

7 min readBring forth the silly hats! It’s time to bask in your own glory, soak up the plaudits and embrace the opportunities as graduation season in Ireland is soon to begin.

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8 Reasons Why Abu Dhabi The Best Stop On The Way To Oz

7 min readFlying through Abu Dhabi? There may have been a time when Irish travellers opinion of stopping over in the UAE capital wouldn’t fill you with any more excitement than the opportunity to stretch your legs and to bask in the glory of a toilet with head-room (6ft3, the struggle is real) before catching your connection. … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why Abu Dhabi The Best Stop On The Way To Oz

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The Latest On Plans To Increase Australia Visa Age Limit to 35 Years Old

1 min readYou may remember a couple of months ago, the Australian Government ruffled more than a few feathers when announcing some changes to its immigration visas. One of these changes was a proposal, ratified to increase the age limit of viable applicants of the Working Holiday Visa from 30 to 35 from 1st July … Continue reading The Latest On Plans To Increase Australia Visa Age Limit to 35 Years Old

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What Travelling by Taxi Looks like Around the World

Posted 5 months ago in Asia

6 min read“Taxi!” You call as you wave a hand in the air hoping to flag down a passing yellow cab or one of the numerous cars marked by a duly denoted “taxi” sign on its roof.

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Vivid Sydney: Lighting Up the Night in the Land Down Under

2 min readSydney, the city from the place Down Under, has its best icons and more lit up in a colourful array of spectacular lights on display as part of its 23-day festival. Vivid Sydney challenges and inspires artists, innovators, and designers to take Sydney’s city landscape and turn it into a giant art collection for the public … Continue reading Vivid Sydney: Lighting Up the Night in the Land Down Under

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