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41. Posted by Griffin123 (Budding Member 33 posts) 3y

hey im heading to oz on my own 2, dont have any flights booked yet still tryin 2 sell the car lol, im from Cork and thinking of heading 2 brisbane but not sure were 2 go ha

42. Posted by munstergirl (Budding Member 25 posts) 3y

hey!! Im a 23 year old girl from munster, i am going hoping to go to Australia sept/oct . I do know friends in perth and other areas in Australia. I was meant to travel with my friend but due to family circumstances she can not travel. I am very nervous about the flight etc on my own. I love going out and having fun and i am up for the craic so I would prob make some friends but I am so nervous about everything. Is there any one else in a similar situation? I am useless with directions etc and am very nervous. Has any1 got any advice , tips? Im very nervous about the flight, arriving there, i have no plans as such of weather i am going to go through somewhere on the way to Australia etc, any suggestions at all would help or if anyone else is looking for a travel partner etc,
thank you,
Sarah xxx

43. Posted by kezzab81 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 3y

Hi munstergirl,

Im 30 from Dublin and at a point in my life where if i dont do it now I never will and will always regret it so im putting a hold on my career and going for it. Looking to head out around end of oct. I am looking into the visa now, do you have yours? if so how much did it cost you? as i think ill go wor kingthe working visa. My plan is to base in Sydney and travel the east coast from there. I too am going it alone!! My main concern is staying in a shared room in a hostel as I never have before. you hear so many horror story's but unfortunatly Im not rich enough to do it in a 4* hotel lol. What plans do you have, if any?

Kerry

44. Posted by mylesclarke (Budding Member 57 posts) 3y

hey 22, will be in sydney in feb next year working my way around, give us a look up any one !!!!!111

45. Posted by MichelleJo (First Time Poster 1 posts) 2y

Hi girls!

I'm from Ireland and planning on going to Australia (currently on my own!) in August 2012.

Just found this thread and am wondering how it went/is going for you???

Great to see I'm not the only one that took this notion!

Michelle :)

46. Posted by degoingitalone (Budding Member 5 posts) 2y

Hey Everyone :)
Its reassuring to see so many people all with the same idea of heading off on a grand adventure! Im leaving Ireland as well on the 12th May and heading for Sydney all by myself....Cant wait Im going to do Ozintro for the first week, I think its a great way to meet people and have been speaking to a few people who have done it and every one said it was one of the best weeks of their life!
Anyone else in Sydney around this time or traveling in this date add me on Facebook (Deirdre Ferry) and we can catch up further :)

47. Posted by cookiedough89 (Budding Member 10 posts) 2y

Hey Everyone, 22 female from Wexford heading to Sydney in May, still not sure what date but starting off in sydney and hopefully get some work if I dont I will probably go to Melbourne/Brisbane depends where the work is. Any one heading in May want to be my buddy? ha Add me Claire Kehoe ,Wexford or message me on this. Good luck.

48. Posted by Sabrina12 (Budding Member 3 posts) 2y

Hi. I'm heading to oz tomorrow and had fruit picking work lined up? But only found out that there won't be work for six or seven weeks. Irish girl travelling on my own. Any tips on where to start, best places to meet people and get work? Flying into Sydney. What's the ozintro? All advice and suggestions welcome.

49. Posted by charleyb1 (Budding Member 10 posts) 2y

Hey,
I'm Charlotte, 23 from UK. Planning on arriving in Perth middle of May (booking flights tomorrow) and hoping to meet people as I'm travelling alone. I'm then flying to to Cairns and travelling south down the Gold Coast to Sydney. Anyone got any similar plans?

50. Posted by creative8 (Budding Member 55 posts) 2y

Hello Charlotte Can I meet you please just for a casual travel experience chat?It would be awesome to share travel experiences.