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What an ENDING! – Best Jobs Finalists are Announced!

The big day has finally arrived! After over 2 weeks of challenges, interviews, media appearances in Sydney and in each of their respective states – the 7 winners of the Best Jobs in the world were being announced TODAY! I woke up this morning in complete awe that today was the day. Everything that all the finalists had been working towards the last couple months was on the line today. I couldn’t even begin to imagine how they were all…

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Best Jobs in the World

Ready, set, finals week!

After many tweets, TV appearances, newspaper articles and overall anticipation, the time has arrived! The 18 finalists from 12 different countries have arrived in Sydney, Australia to begin the final stages of the “Best Jobs in the World” contest. With over 600,000 online applications from 196 countries worldwide, and 45,000 video submissions, the top 3 for each position have been chosen to compete against each other for one of the six “Best Jobs” titles. The most sought-after job has been…

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Mowgli? Tarzan? Park Ranger? – June 11th (Day 9)

The Daintree Rainforest has got to be the most peaceful places on the Earth to wake up to. On Tuesday June 11th, I was to checkout of my rainforest cabin at the Cape Trib Beach House Resort, and head to Cape Tribulation’s Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours! Jungle Surfing is a unique rainforest tour where your feet don’t touch the ground. Fly through the trees on zip lines, with a bird’s eye view into the canopy and out to the reef.…

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A Slight Change of Pace – June 9th (Day 7)

It’s time to tune in my inner Park Ranger and head north to the tropical land of Cairns, Queensland. After meeting up with Astra Limousines outside of the Sydney Central YHA, I was straight to the airport to pick up my 8.55am flight to Cairns. When I arrived, I checked in, crossed my fingers my bag weighed less than 50 lbs, and went straight through to security. My flight took off about 10 minutes late, which normally I don’t fuss…

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