Tommy Walker

Tommy Walker

Tommy is a British freelance travel writer and social media micro-influencer. He’s been on the road since 2011 and he’s travelled through Europe, Southeast Asia, South America, Africa and Oceania, including two Working Holidays in Australia & New Zealand. His favourite destinations (so far) are Melbourne in Australia, Lisbon in Portugal, Thailand and Ecuador! Find more of Tommy’s work on his travel blog The Wandering Walker.

Recent Posts by Tommy Walker

Travel Advice

11 Tips For Saving While On A Working Holiday

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Jan 3, 2018
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Working Holidays are a great way to see a new country, make friends, earn some money and gain an all-round wider perspective on life. It can be daunting at first when you put your application in, but it’s pretty darn exciting when that approval comes through. Now all you have to do is book your flight, count down the days and strategically pack your life in a bag!

Travel Advice

13 Travel Tips for Southeast Asia

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Dec 27, 2017
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Travelling Southeast Asia for the first time can be daunting. You don’t know the languages, you definitely know the culture is going to be different and it’s probably at least a few hours flight away from home. Yet, the lure of those turquoise waters, lush jungles and intriguing environments is too much to pass. Southeast Asia looks amazing and it’s understandable you want your piece of it.

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9 Mistakes to Avoid with a Working Holiday Visa

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Dec 5, 2017
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A working holiday visa is a brilliant opportunity for travellers from the ages 18-35 years old. Acquiring one allows you to work and travel in a new country, meet new people and gain valuable life and work experience. The great news: the process of obtaining a working holiday visa isn’t a big hassle at all! Once you’ve filled out the forms, applied and paid the fee, nine times out of 10 it’s just a waiting game for when it’s approved.

Travel Advice

Why Travelling Makes You MORE Employable

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Nov 14, 2017
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Taking extended periods of time out to go travel can be seen as a risk to some. While travel is often associated with beach days, adventurous activities and having a great social life, it can often be misunderstood for what benefits it brings for your work life. Many of us study, and the majority of us all have to work, so going travelling is essentially putting a halt to that and keeping off the career ladder. You might think that is damaging to what path you take professionally, but we are now starting to discover why travelling actually makes you MORE employable.

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Why Volunteering Really Opens Your Eyes On The Road

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Oct 31, 2017
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Volunteering is an experience many of us ponder but still only the minority actually partake in. To be able to offer our skills, services and time to benefit the ones in need is a heart-warming thing, especially while travelling. However, the idea of volunteering and actually saying ‘I want to volunteer’ is very different to actually volunteering for real.

Travel Advice

15 Tips To Save Money In Australia

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Oct 17, 2017
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Australia is a dream destination for many travellers. Amazing weather, gorgeous beaches, perfect surf, miles of outback and unique wildlife. The ‘land down under’ is where many travellers wish to visit and with the option for a working holiday visa for many countries from ages between 18-30, it’s a place that isn’t too difficult to explore for at least 12 months.