But it’s such a long flight!

Australia.  It’s probably on your bucket list (if it’s not, it should be).  Australia introduced me to the amazing world of travel.  It has everything a backpacker would want: decent hostels, amazing beaches, rainforests, deserts, friendly people, part-time work to earn some extra cash, and the chance to meet travellers from around the world.  Fresh out of university, it was my first big trip.  It was somewhere I had always wanted to go.  I had a friend living there, going to school, so I had the perfect excuse.

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