Wow. So I made a rather big decision yesterday. I had been thinking about it for quite awhile, but over about 24 hours the decision was really made.
My friend Laura from Disney last year is heading over to Australia on the famous working holiday visa on the 22nd of May. We were workmates and roommates, not to mention great friends. We often talked about embarking on this trip last summer, but often those kind of pipe dreams/plans don't materialise.
However... when Laura booked her flight and finalised her plans to head over with or without me, I started to get the aussie bug...
I had originally planned to do my exams and head over after maybe learning to drive properly and going on a family holiday..
But as I'm not sitting exams in the end, and have experienced a fast recovery from my operation, Laura, mum and dad have convinced me to head over earlier.
So yesterday, after a quick call to get the green-light from Katie, the perfect outside opinion, I booked my flight and got my visa!
I leave on the 22nd of May, and join Laura in London from where we fly to Hong-Kong and onto Cairns!
I felt a wee bit anxious yesterday, I am definitely still cautious about the decision, but the more research I do, the more confident I feel. Plus, Laura is the ideal travel buddy, great fun, always up for a laugh, super relaxed yet organised and efficient! This is the beginning of a whole new adventure...