A trip down memory lane…
Miscellaneous / April 3, 2012

Evelynne and Ruth’s Great Escape to Australia A few years ago I had the opportunity to live and work in Australia as part of the Working Holiday Visa program for UK citizens.  My friend, Ruth, travelled out with me and before I started job hunting we took a three-week trip around Australia.  We had a package deal with Greyhound Coaches and the IHYA youth hostel chain, and this is the story of our adventure.  Here is a map with out route marked: Thursday 6th June: Arrived Sydney Naturally, we were pretty bushed after the flight from Singapore, and of course, we couldn't check into the hostel when we arrived at 8am. They did at least let us shower to freshen up! Most of that day was spent by my dragging Ruth around to sort out some of the practical things I needed to do for my year in Oz, although we did have a good breakfast at J's on George St – worth checking out if you're down Sydney way. When we got into our room eventually, Ruth decided to have a nap while I tried to track down the illusive tax office. Found the Opera House quite easily and…

A trip down memory lane…
Miscellaneous / April 3, 2012

Evelynne and Ruth’s Great Escape to Australia A few years ago I had the opportunity to live and work in Australia as part of the Working Holiday Visa program for UK citizens.  My friend, Ruth, travelled out with me and before I started job hunting we took a three-week trip around Australia.  We had a package deal with Greyhound Coaches and the IHYA youth hostel chain, and this is the story of our adventure.  Here is a map with out route marked: Thursday 6th June: Arrived Sydney Naturally, we were pretty bushed after the flight from Singapore, and of course, we couldn't check into the hostel when we arrived at 8am. They did at least let us shower to freshen up! Most of that day was spent by my dragging Ruth around to sort out some of the practical things I needed to do for my year in Oz, although we did have a good breakfast at J's on George St – worth checking out if you're down Sydney way. When we got into our room eventually, Ruth decided to have a nap while I tried to track down the illusive tax office. Found the Opera House quite easily and…