Let’s face it, no one wants to hear about failures. The media glorifies success but seldom share the details of progress, failures and the difficulties behind every successful company. While we wouldn’t call our business “successful”, we most definitely had our fair share of failures and lessons learnt before being able to run a profitable business. Learn as much as you can so that you … Continue reading Important lessons we learnt from our failed businesses.
“Side hustle” is a commonly used term amongst today’s millennials and essentially mean a second job one does on top of their day job to earn some extra cash. Side hustles can range from freelancing, managing a revenue generating blog, taking up some shifts at a café/bar or running your own business. Many a time, side hustles are something you are passionate about and are doing out of interest but do not generate sufficient income yet to be done full time. Continue reading Should I set up a small business as a side hustle?
For many backpackers hoping to travel the West Coast of Australia, at some point you would have to make the trip across the Nullarbor to complete your journey. We had previously travelled from Melbourne to Adelaide and our next leg of the trip was Adelaide to Perth. In this post, we will cover our full itinerary from Adelaide to Perth via The Nullarbor including accommodation, … Continue reading Adelaide to Perth via The Nullarbor – FULL ITINERARY
For backpackers out there on a Working Holiday Visa and planning to get your second/third year, working on a farm is inevitable and may also be the most challenging part of your Working Holiday. While we had no intentions of getting our second year visa, we did end up doing farm work as we were looking for short-term/casual jobs as we travelled around Australia. … Continue reading Top 10 Tips to Finding Farmwork in Australia – Part 10
Just like every other clueless backpacker, we had A LOT of crazy different ideas about how camping in Australia was gonna be like. We had planned to camp as we moved around and was looking for an efficient and comfortable way to live on the road. Having done a TON of research, looked at maybe a hundred or more cars, we eventually settled with living … Continue reading Types of Campers in Australia
Female travels seems to be forming a theme of its own with the increasing trend of solo female travellers and travel agencies offering women-only tours. Google trends show a steady increase in “solo female travel” from 2013 and seems to be on an upward trajectory. As two Asian girls backpacking around Australia, we have heard our fair share of concerns, both from completely strangers to … Continue reading 2 Girls on Extended Travels — Make or Break?
If you haven’t already figured out how to set-up your rooftop tent, check out our comprehensive guide on using your rooftop tent. Once you have gotten that down, check out some of our tips and tricks to making your RTT life smarter and better. Keep all your bedding in your tent – The wonderful thing about a rooftop tent is never having to make your … Continue reading 8 Roof Top Tent Hacks
After our AMAZING dive trip at Moalboal with Asian Belgian Dive Resort (check out our review here!) we spent a night at Solea Mactan Resort to wind down, relax and indulge in a fancy resort for a night before heading back home to reality 😦 Solea Mactan Resort is located near Mactan-Cebu International Airport hence we decided to spend our last night of the trip … Continue reading Hotel Review: Solea Mactan Resort
Our time in Melbourne is quickly coming to an end and looking back, we had some really great memories and of course bad ones as well. We first arrived in Melbourne on 10th February and it was a completely new experience for us living independently without our parents and even more so being in a foreign country. We booked the first 2 weeks in an Airbnb so that … Continue reading 5 months in Melbourne – Part 6
It’s been a week since we moved into our new apartment in Melbourne and here I am sitting at our very conducive bar top table writing this article. It was a crazy week moving stuff over, fixing silly problems, getting used to the house, lots of cleaning and last but not least, LOTS AND LOTS OF SHOPPING. We have compiled a series of things you … Continue reading What we got for our new home – Part 4