T minus 12 days – Let the packing begin

My OZ countdown started at 41 days, but those days felt more like minutes. I’m only 12 days away from my journey and I can’t help but feel rushed and panicked! Help!! I’ve been spending uber amounts of time with my best friends and family trying to pack in as many memories before I leave…

And we’re booked…!

Let the jitters, screams of excitement, tears and of course endless lists begin…. MY FLIGHT IS BOOKED! My Aussie adventure is really happening and it feels so surreal. Next up is to tackle a plan for packing – this could be very difficult! I’m definitely that girl with a massive closet full of great clothes…

Life Begins at the End of your Comfort Zone

This working holiday is the farthest point I could visualize outside my comfort zone. When I first told my family and friends about my desire to travel, they all had a similar response: you have family and friends in a couple countries, go stay with them so they can guide you and get you adjusted…

Working Holiday

As I ever so briefly mentioned in my first post, I have made a life changing decision to take a working holiday in Australia. The process of getting a working visa was much much easier than I ever imagined – I simply went on¬†https://www.immi.gov.au/Visas/Pages/417.aspx ,¬†filled out an application that took me literally 10 minutes, made…

Hello Blog World – Start the change

Driving in the car back from a long weekend working out of town I started thinking about the reasons I’m not doing all the things I fantasize and dream about all the time. BUT… I couldn’t come up with any reasons. No bills, no boyfriend, no responsibilities, no school. So why is an outgoing 19…