A campfire story about Australia’s forgotten past

A campfire story about Australia’s forgotten past

“Before you do any business or discuss something there is reason to connect” As part of the Brisbane Festival, connecting with local stories created an opportunity to connect with local people. The locals Troy Casey and Amanda Hayman, hope to raise more...
A Working Holiday day on a farm in Australia!

A Working Holiday day on a farm in Australia!

What’s it like to work on a farm during a working holiday in Australia? By now I have been working three months on a little family-run farm in the Lockyer Valley in Southern Queensland. A day in my farmlife… . It’s 7:15am when I receive my daily wake...
Quick Impression: Lamington National Park

Quick Impression: Lamington National Park

Lamington National Park – The Backpack Journal Watch this video on YouTube High mountains, beautiful waterfalls, incredible views and lush rainforests, that’s what you’ll find in this Australian World Heritage Area. Early July 2019 we visited the...
Humpback Whale Watching in Hervey Bay

Humpback Whale Watching in Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay is one of the top spots worldwide to go whale watching. Humpback whales use Hervey Bay as their playground when they take a brake on their journey from Great Barrier Reef to Antarctica. In the last week of August 2019, we set sail on board of The Spirit to...
Quick Impression: Greek Festival Brisbane

Quick Impression: Greek Festival Brisbane

Greek Festival Brisbane – The Backpack Journal Watch this video on YouTube West End is one of Brisbane’s most lively and diverse neighbourhoods. It’s like a cultural melting pot. Most pronounced however, is the Greek influence. In the 1920’s, a...