How taking a year off to travel taught me to say ‘yes’
"I can take you, it is perfectly safe, don't you even worry boy, this is not a problem!"
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a young Aussie in possession of a passport and some dollars, must be in want of far off lands. Taking a gap year to travel the world is a rite of passage for many with the travel bug being widespread among our people.
One of the many great benefits of being a true blue Aussie, besides the white sandy beaches and reppin a Southern Cross tattoo (lol), is that no matter how scruffy some of us get overseas, many countries actually really love having us around.
As they say life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans, so here’s where I get all mum on you and say don’t let your twenties escape without seeing and exploring as much of this incredible earth as possible.
You don’t need to become a travelling sales rep or transport unidentified items on your person across borders (please don’t do this) to make money while travelling. Here are a few of the many ways to make some cash while travelling…