Australia – Featuring Intro Travel

IMG_9249Thinking of travelling Oz? Already booked? Not hella sure where to start? Well here’s the low to the down on my First week in Australia – With thanks to Intro Travel. 


It all started at Base Backpackers Sydney Hostel or shall I say home for the week (little did I know the place that would become home for quite some time) here I met the other Introers’ and the group leaders Ben & Dave. From here we went on a tour of the City’ where we was shown all the important places – like bottle shops. *Priorities* Then we settled at Hyde Park for a bit sat in a nice circle and sung kumbia, ok I’m lying.  Instead we introduced ourselves by using our most embarrassing drunken story – (this is when I realised my groupies were raging alcoholics & that we would get along just perfectly) drunken chat out the way, we made our walk towards the Opera House’ it didn’t take long before we caught a glimpse and we all went a tad tourist cray cray & ran towards the Opera House for our all important selfies.

Once we had gotten our all important selfies, we walked to Circular Quay where we was going Jet Boating! Perfect to beat that Jet Lag, if you have just landed like me! It was such a laugh, and defiantly a perfect way to break the ice on your Australia Travels!

The evening then ended with a $10 Steak & a much needed glass of wine. Followed by a quiz, I suck at those – so I just indulged in more wine! (Too much wine)


Surf day! I won’t lie – I did not enjoy the surfing (totally has nothing to do with the fact, I cannot surf and freak out everytime something in the sea touches me) – but it was still probably one of the funniest days I have ever had. There’s something humerous about watching people so desperately trying to surf…… defiantly worth the experience! 

After getting over the events of surfing – that night we all went out for a much needed bevvy – we was taken to “side bar” – which is a bar attached to another Hostel. They had a really cool bar , and cheap drink (all that matters eh!) – I don’t really remember much, so I think it was a good night! 


Bank day/ Aquarium Day! – We was taken to the Bank to sort out our Bank Accounts and get our Bank Cards! Didn’t take long and was glad it was sorted! 

After that was out the way – we headed over to Darling Harbour to the Aquarium – it was a fun chilled day! Finished with some lunch (and a glass of wine, of course)

Then we had a free night, to do whatever we wanted – I can’t really remember what I did, so wine was probably involved. (I don’t have a problem I swear!) 


Bondi to Clovelly day! We went to Bondi Beach, where we chilled and soaked up some sun for a bit! Also, took some all important Instagram pics with the cool street art graffitti along the walls.

After chilling for a bit, we started our walk from Bondi to Clovelly – the views was really cool and got some good footage on my Go Pro – but then the realness that I had been walking for a while started to kick in and I found myself being that annoying 3 year old child “are we nearly there yet” – it’s not for the faint hearted, or just the unfit (wine please?) 

Once we finalllyyy arrived, we had a barbi on the go waiting for us! And that’s when I felt like I was in OZ! (A barbie on the beach! Status quo, I know) – then we had alcohol (yay) – and played some volleyball, and had music going on the speakers. Was a really chilled, cool day. Which ended with a nice Tan & a typysy me! 




8am start, as it was Blue Moutains day! But en route, we was taken for a suprise (you guys!) – we pulled up at Featherdale Wildlife Park where we got our tourist on’ , stroked and fed some kangaroos, and had an all important selfie with a Koala! 

After here, we headed on to the Blue Moutains – it was a hella’ lot of walking (jesus help me) in 40+ degree heat – but the views were unreal! The stairs are super steap, so if your a p*ssy like me – you will find yourself turning around and heading back! I am still super regretting not going all the way, but I am wooss. We also found a cool waterfall, and obvs I was sweaty betty so was straight in there! We also met a guide, who told us all about the Blue Moutains and some of its history! 


Today, we all got time each to decide and go through what we wanted to do when the week was over! We got info about work etc, and things we would need! And also got the chance to book our East Coast Trip, which I ended up having booked by the end of that day!  

Evening time was a Pub Crawl, that we as a group was put in charge of deciding the fancy dress theme! We was really typical and went for the “Bay Watch Theme” – on a backpackers budget…. again, wine was involved so the night was a bit of a blur.


The final Intro Travel day! Had a chilled day (accompanied by a hangover) and then that evening we went for a Farewell Dinner at the Westfield Tower – buffet dinner, (wineee) and great company! 

Intro Travel week was over! But the travel journey was just begining – click here to read all about the East Coast! 

But first, a quick little review & basic questions answered on Intro Travel

Why would I recommend Intro Travel?  Like me, if your going travelling for the first time completely blind and alone – it is a great way of making friends from the get go! Also, your travel is booked for the week, you have people there to help you with anything – so it takes the pressures and anxiety off of you and allows you time to settle in! 

Was Intro Travel good value for money? Yes! I was actually really suprised the amount of things that we did get, from lunches, the excursions and your accomodation for the week! Not to mention, the help with work, booking the East Coast, your bank account etc! 100% worth it. 

Anything last words on Intro Travel? It is 100% worth doing. I met amazing friends, who I still regularly see now. Once your week is up, they don’t just wave you off – they are always on hand and around to help you with anything – throughout your stay in Australia! So if your debating going to OZ, what you waiting for? You will have the time of your life! 

If you have anymore questions, please fill out the form below and I will get back to you ASAP.

To contact/book Intro Travel check out their website and  Facebook now!


Published by Life Of Lil

Hello lovely's thanks for stumbling by. If you are a returning reader, thanks for your continuous loving. If you are new here, welcome to the show (and again, thanks for the love) So you are probably on this page to find out the nitty & gritty of me eh? As much as I would love to brag that I am this really cool chick who occasionally fire breathes on the weekends for fun, that would be an awful not even funny lie.  Gosh, introductions- they are kinda awkward huh? No pressure.  My name is Leanne Lilly (more often than not, known and addressed as 'Lil') I am a 25 year old woman on a mission to sprinkle positivity, empowerment, fun and realness onto my fellow human beings.  I have a passion for writing and a love of over sharing with my straight up sally attitude, I embrace my voice & have no fear of sharing it. I guess I have just always had a thing for giving my opinion & expressing my advice. I am an over sensitive, big-hearted, cry baby who is majorly compassionate, understanding and giving, but who also has daily breakdowns, mood swings, & take's no shit. But I will always speak my truth. I suppose there is many aspects to this personality.  With that said it will be no suprise that this is a Mish-Mash Life Style Blog. A Blog that is home to everything and everything. You wouldn't find me in a specific genre, because I do not think you could tie my life down (let alone my personality) to one genre. This is just a Diary if you like of a truth-speaking, real talking girl. It follows my life, my feelings, my funny side (yes, I find myself funny) and all the shit that goes down in-between. And you will probably find a bit of TMI. Often. Sorry in advance.  Disclaimer: I am NOT a grammar goddess, so don't get all grammar police on my ass. (Pretty please) P.s... When I was 7 Year's old, I asked my mum what she thought I would be when I was older "A writer or something to do with writing" - I was FUMING. I wanted to be a pop star. Years on, here I am passionately writing away & loving it. Moral of the story: Mum's are always right. 

One thought on “Australia – Featuring Intro Travel

  1. Thanks so much for bringing this to my attention! As stated in the about me, I am not a grammar goddess! So I appreciate you taking the time out to point this out. I will not edit it now, as I like to be me – even if that is someone who does not know the difference between your & you’re – but next time I will be extra vigilant! Thanks again! Xo


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