Backpackers Blog

How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter

Writing a cover letter to a potential employer is a daunting task. And if you have to write it in your second language, in a foreign country, for a job that you might never have done before, it becomes even…Read more
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Free Sample Cover Letter Templates

You’ve read our 9 tips for writing an awesome stand-out cover letter, it’s now time to get started on your own. We’ve created some free sample cover letters for you to use. Let’s take a look at three different cover…Read more
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A Backpacker’s Guide to the Northern Territory

Author: Kaeli Conforti After spending seven years working as a full-time writer and editor in New York City, Kaeli sold everything and embarked on a solo backpacking adventure through Southeast Asia before starting her Working Holiday Visa years in Australia…Read more
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Best Hostels to Stay at in Australia

While there’s a lot to see and do in Australia, there’s no getting around the fact that you’ll spend about a third of your Aussie adventure sleeping.Read more
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Is Australia Dangerous for Backpackers?

Is Australia dangerous for backpackers?
Australia is a beautiful place. The people are friendly, the weather is warm, and the landscape is breathtaking. Each part of Australia is different, and there is so much to see and do. But while travelling around Australia can be…Read more
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8 Backpacker Jobs with Accommodation

Backpacker Jobs with Accommodation
When travelling for a working holiday, backpackers often look for jobs that combine work with accommodation. Jobs that offer a place to stay simplify your backpacking experience and eliminate the struggle of finding a hotel or hostel nearby. Working holiday…Read more
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Ultimate Guide to The Nullarbor Plain

Contents: Map Towns on the Nullarbor By Bike By Hike By Train By Car Accommodation Camping & Campervan Attractions FAQs The Nullarbor Plain is a patch of semi-arid desert that stretches from the goldfields of Western Australia across to the…Read more
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Best Backpacker Jobs in Australia for Couples

Best backpacker jobs in Australia for couples
One of the best life experiences a couple can have is travelling together as backpackers. Okay, it can be a challenge, and if you’re still together at the end of your travels, then you should probably get married. However, what…Read more
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Best Paid Backpacker Jobs in Australia

The sun, the sand, the smiles; you don’t have to search very hard to find reasons to visit Australia. The only issue for most potential backpackers is the country’s remoteness, what with it being on the opposite side of the…Read more
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UPDATE: Backpacker Tax Appeal

UPDATED: April 2020 Backpacker Tax Timeline A history of the controversial backpacker tax: The government first unveiled its backpacker tax plans in its 2015 budget, revealing that working holiday makers would be taxed at 32.5 per cent from their first…Read more
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Best Facebook Groups for Backpackers

Best Facebook Groups for Backpackers
Here’s our breakdown of the best Facebook groups for backpackers in Australia. Don’t miss out on all the inside knowledge. For the best travel advice, job hunting help and backpacker chat – join these groups: Backpacker Job Board: Australia Group…Read more
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101 Must-See Destinations in Australia

Australia is vast. Almost unbelievably so, particularly if you come from a relatively dense and compact place like Europe. So if you’re a backpacker who is hoping to see as much as you can during your tour of Oz, choosing…Read more
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