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A Sneak Peek into the Lives of the "Best Jobs" Winners

It has been just over a month since Tourism Australia’s “Best Jobs in the World” winners were announced on June 21st 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Since the final announcement, many of the “Best Jobs” contestants have either returned to their home country with or without a job or stayed in Australia to explore further. The “Best Jobs in the World” contest has impacted each finalist in a variety of ways as well as it has opened up thousands of opportunities…

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There is no place like Australia for Canadians.

I have a hard time wrapping my head around how amazing the last couple weeks have been. I look back a few months ago when I was on a Quebec City March Break trip with S-Trip and I received an email about applying to be Tourism Australia’s next travel blogger for the “Best Jobs in the World” contest. I have always been one to jump on any opportunity and with that I applied. Fast forward 2 months and I had…

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Australia '13 – Best Jobs in the World (June 3rd – June 14th)

G’day mates! I have officially arrived back in Sydney and will be staying at the InterContinental Sydney Hotel with the rest of the “Best Jobs in the World” crew until the final announcement event on Friday June 21st. All the finalists have returned from their respective states and are now competing in the final challenges of “finals week” all in Sydney. I have just checked into my hotel room and am waiting to meet up with my contact, Alison for…

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia – BJITW (Day #3 of Challenges)

Have you ever experienced the feeling when your cheeks start to sting because you have been smiling for so long? When it feels like someone has attached a string to each cheek and is yanking them in each direction that you physically can’t stop smiling. Well, I have and most recently I experienced this on Kangaroo Island, South Australia – a hidden gem in the world, that I was lucky enough to experience. After two amazing days travelling between Adelaide,…

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Wildlife Caretakers Swim with Sea Lions in SA – BJITW (Day #2 of Challenges)

Yesterday was a day I had been looking forward to for a while now.  The “Best Jobs in the World” Wildlife Caretaker crew would be swimming with Sea Lions in Seal Cove off of Hopkins Island in South Australia. I woke up to a beautiful sunrise in Port Lincoln and had an instant feeling that today was going to be a day to remember. Following a quick breakfast the the Port Lincoln Hotel, we took a short bus ride to…

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Its Festival Day June 8th (Day 6)

It’s been quite the busy couple days in the land down under. I’ve been all over the place, from surfing to bridge climbing to bar tours, bike tours and concerts. Experiencing everything that makes Sydney special has been the goal, and I can now see why the “Best Jobs” job as a Chief Funster is located in Sydney, NSW. Today is festival day! A day full of glitz, glam, fame, film, lights, camera, action and pure magic. Every minute of…

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The Lone Canuck vying for the Best Jobs in the World.

The 18 finalists in the “Best Jobs in the World” campaign have been chosen and they are all in preparation for an intense weeklong interview process in Australia this upcoming June. Throughout the time the finalists will be in Australia, they will undergo various challenges, interviews, and media events to test their every angle. How far will these competitors go to achieve their dream? Will they crack under the pressure? Over the last couple of weeks I have been closely…

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Camera Shy? – Best Jobs Travel Guru Announcement!

For those of you who haven’t had the chance to see this video, check it out! No matter how many times I watch this video, I still can’t believe that I will be Tourism Australia’s Canadian travel blogger for the “Best Jobs in the World” contest in June. I want to send out another huge thank you to everyone who got me to where I am now, and I can’t contain my excitement about sharing all my adventures with you!…

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18 "Best Jobs" Finalists Have Been Announced!

Over the last month I have been closely following the “Best Jobs in the World” contest offered by Tourism Australia. I have been extremely impressed by the quality of work by each of the competitors. When looking back at my experience in the “Best Jobs” campaign, my contest definitely wasn’t as big, but I know exactly the roller coaster of emotions that each finalists has been going through. Being apart of a contest of this sort is guaranteed to be…

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The "Best Jobs in the World" Shortlist is LIVE!

After much anticipation from thousands and thousands of hopefuls worldwide, the “Best Jobs in the World” contest shortlist has been released! Click HERE to check out the TOP 25 applicants for each of the 6 jobs! Congratulations to everyone who applied and made it to the next round. Special shoutout to all the Canadians who are still in the running to getting one of the “Best Jobs in the World.”…

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