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11. Posted by amandy (Budding Member 26 posts) 11y

Hiya
Im hoping to set off september but want to spend a couple of weeks in SE Asia so hoping to arrive in Oz October time.
Since my plan also is to be in Sydney for New Year i reckon im gonna travel up the coast. (i think there should be some kind of party get 2getha!)
Im def up for some kind of meet up, or if anyone else is interested in this kinda route just send me a message (i beleive my e-mail is on the site somewhere?!)
hope to hear from ya
later peeps
Amanda

12. Posted by kat.t (Budding Member 3 posts) 11y

Hey, I'm planning on travelling to Australia at the end of May on my own...bit nervous about the whole thing but sure there are plenty of people heading over in the same situation.. staying with family in Melbourne first but want to head on to Sydney after!

13. Posted by stuw (Budding Member 8 posts) 11y

Lil J just get out there and book it please!!!! You have been going on about this for weeks now, 2-3 weeks in OZ can't take that much planning, surely!!!! Do it girl.

14. Posted by craig1974 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 11y

You should"nt worry about travelling on your own ,I originally set of with a friend from home but went our seperate ways (to much drinking) then I went on to travel with various people I met for approx another 16 months .You"ll have a great time and unless your a social regect and even then I"d be surprised if you don"t hook up with someone as most people are i the same boat.
Have fun very jealous

15. Posted by lil j (Travel Guru 1303 posts) 11y

Quoting stuw

Lil J just get out there and book it please!!!! You have been going on about this for weeks now, 2-3 weeks in OZ can't take that much planning, surely!!!! Do it girl.

I know-i'm really bad-its a BIG step for me-never been to an airport-am planning to go Ireland just for a weekend alone within the next couple of months-im feel i need to do this before booking my Oz ticket.

I've spoken to my area manger and my extended holiday 'plea' will have to go through head office but that should be sorted within the next couple of months as well!!

I will get out there and i know ive been rambling on about it for absolutely AGES i get so frustrated with myself-belive me!!-as you all do as well, but well, i dont know!

I will make it in Sept!!!

16. Posted by kat.t (Budding Member 3 posts) 11y

thanks for encouragement craig.. do have doubts every now and then.. but then think y not, have to do it sometime r u'll regret it and if it all goes pear shaped i can just jump on a plane home..but sure it won't come to that!
whoevers going to ireland first... im from there and you'll have a great time but think australia is more geared up for lone travellers etc, just go to Temple Bar and drink Guinness all day with the locals...if there are any in Dublin any more!

17. Posted by lil j (Travel Guru 1303 posts) 11y

thanks kat!! i am looking forward to Oz more but i need to test the waters. is this your sirst time travelling alone and abroad??

18. Posted by kat.t (Budding Member 3 posts) 11y

no travelled a lot with others including inter-railing round Europe last summer, but this will be the first time going alone... not too worried though.. its easy to talk yourself out of things so just do it.. as nike would say! when u heading off... im going at end of May, have to wait until March 16th to book however as getting dreaded exam results so won't know long term plans until then!

19. Posted by nats (Budding Member 4 posts) 11y

hi all

im 22 female planning on travelling this summer too and i am looking for some cool peeps to go travelling with dont fancy goin solo more fun when u got friends to share things with. Im pretty easy going on where we go, oz sounds cool and id like to do some travelling on the way be cool to go in a group. Anyways shout me be good to chat x

20. Posted by angela26 (Budding Member 5 posts) 11y

Hi, I'm a 26yr old easygoing girl from Liverpool. I’m looking to get over to Oz in Aug / Sept. I’d like to visit Thailand, NZ, etc. Haven’t booked anything yet!! Similarly don’t look forward to travelling alone, would like to meet up with like-minded people. Get in touch if you’d like a travel companion.