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Picking Apples in Australia

Picking Apples in Australia is another big crop where you can  get work picking fruit.

Historically, Tasmania is the biggest apple growing state so much so its named the Apple Isle.

Despite this apples are grown in all states except Northern Territory.

In Queensland, the picking season starts in February in Stanhope one of the only areas of …

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Grape Picking in Australia

Grape Picking in Australia is a big business and wine is one of the biggest agricultural products in the country.

There are many different regions that produce wine and at harvest they need a large casual workforce to pick the harvest.

When the harvest takes place is determined by the weather but I have provided an time …

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Best Railway Website on the Internet

Salve’ Gentle Jerkwads today I’d like to give you a bit of information about what I think is the best railway website on the internet.

The Man in Seat 61 covers the entire world of railways. I personally found this website very useful when I travelled through Vietnam by railway a few years back. The website …

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Backpacker Jobs in Australia download – market research

Today I started a small market research campaign for my downloadable ebook Backpacker Jobs in Australia.

What I have done is gone to the Facebook Group Backpacker Jobs In Australia and left a post asking for backpackers who would like to get the ebook for free if they answer some questions about the ebook later.

The good …

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The Australian Swag – A bit of a history lesson

If you’ve been in Australia for any length on time you would heard the word swag or a swagman.

Its a historical term because a swagman was an itinerant farm worker – these guys used to walk around to farms looking for work and swagmen were very common in the 1890’s recession in Australia although I …

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Earning Frequent Flyer Points with Agoda Max Points

Earning Frequent Flyer Points with Agoda Max Points

When I travel in Asia I nearly always book a part, if not all of my accommodation with Agoda.

I find that you get a pretty good rate and they also have a wide range of accommodation types and budgets.

I’ve never tried to get points on Agoda because I …

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Easy way to make 1500 Qantas Frequent Flyer Points

Good news everyone, here’s an easy way to make 1500 Qantas Frequent Flyer Points.

You may have seen this on news.com.au because they are promoting it as well.

If you read my article Travelodium Monthly Results you would see that I have over 100,000 Qantas Frequent Flyer points. I’ve had one return trip to Singapore that I have …

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Great Facebook Pages for Backpackers in Australia

Hey There Gentile Jerkwads,

Got a few excellent Facebook Groups for backpackers in Australia.

Generally on these groups there are discussions about where to find fruit picking work or work in general. Where to go partying and looking for hookups, sharing rides and selling stuff for those going home.

There is also plenty of discussion.

The groups are all …

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Finding work in Australia for backpackers

Finding work in Australia is not a particularly difficult thing to do, however finding good work in Australia can be more difficult.

Vineyard in the Barossa Valley

The types of work vary in years gone by getting short term work in call centre’s have been easy to find but not so much anymore as more and …

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Contiki Discounts for Europe 2018

Hi,

At Travelodium we like to find you good discounts so you can travel more. Also recommending these tours can bring in a source of income for this website so I can travel more and be able to get you better information.

Today I’ve got a nice discount for Australian travellers to Europe this summer that is …

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