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Port Lincoln/Adventure Bay Charters

My mini vacation from Sydney, took a spontaneous turn when I ran into Matt Waller from Adventure Bay Charters in the Adelaide – Shakespeare’s International Hostel. As I was leaving the hostel; heading out to the Haigh’s Chocolate factory I recognized Matt. I previously had met Matt during the “Best Jobs in the World” in Port Lincoln, South Australia earlier this June. I think it’s safe to safe that both of us had to do a “double look” before we…

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"Wandering" South Australia – Adelaide & Kangaroo Island

As a self-proclaimed “wanderer,” I tend to get very antsy when I am not on the road. During the last month of being in Australia, I’ve spent the majority of my time in Sydney working at Peterpans Adventure Travel. As a daily activity I have very much enjoyed creating individualized “trips of a lifetime” for travellers across Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. It has been nothing but an absolute blast and I finally have found a job that doesn’t feel…

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Farewell Kangaroo Island for now! – BJITW (Day #4 of Challenges)

It was our last day in South Australia for the Best Jobs challenges. It is surreal to think of all the amazing experiences we had done in such a short period of time. There is so much diversity on Kangaroo Island and in South Australia that you could spend months here and not be bored  We met up with our Exceptional Kangaroo Island tour guide and made our way to Pelican Lagoon Research & Wildlife Centre for the final “Wildlife…

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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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Best Jobs in the World Wildlife Caretakers in South Australia June 15th (Day #1)

Wow! Day 1 is and it has already been such a whirlwind adventure for everyone. Another early morning wake-up to catch my 6.25am flight from Brisbane to Adelaide, followed by an hour at the hotel to repack my belongings and then a return to the airport to meet up with “Best Jobs” finalists and media crews. From the airport, we made our way through Adelaide to the Cleland Wildlife Park for the three finalists first challenge in South Australia. The…

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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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