Enjoy that Buyers ‘High’ – Without Shopping
Quit raising your eyebrows in disbelief, it can be done! A buyers high is merely euphoria for acquiring something new, here’s a little secret, it’s not always a store bought item! Curious, read on and learn.
1. Change your Outlook
Are you exploring Australia on a working holiday, are you young, enthusiastic and curious, then shopping is not the only ‘new experience’ to give you a buyers high. The fabulous continent is full of adventures where you can get the same ecstatic feeling trying (not buying) something new.
2. Shop for New Experiences
Buying a new item gives you a temporary high, but gaining a new experience will leave you exalted for a longer period. Experiences don’t have to be expensive, daredevil feats; here are a few places in Australia to get that high. Oh and don’t forget to check-up on your superannuation refund for planning your next trip, offered to all working holidaymakers and students. Learn more at travelhackz.co.
- Plan a picnic at any one of the parks, while you may be on a working holiday, there will be plenty of time for you to enjoy a leisurely stint at one of the parks across the nation. Especially places like Kakadu National Park arksaustralia.gov.au/kakadu to get that adrenaline pumping and leave you with lasting memories. www.bigworldsmallpockets.com/australian-national-parks
- Be a part of a local music festival – A diverse nation Australia hosts a number of music festivals across the year. Fabulous for acquiring new experiences, friends and memories of your time down-under, these festivals promise to be more thrilling than a boxing day shopping spree. www.jonesaroundtheworld.com/30-music-festivals-in-australia-to-experience-before-you-die
Gain New Skills
That’s right, acquiring a new skill is a super way of getting that ‘I got something new high’. One of the many advantages you have when visiting Australia on a working holiday is the ability to learn a new skill. Passionate foodies can top-up their cooking skills with the help of local chefs, while enthusiastic photographers can take a crash-course; the continent offers some of the most stunning scenery to practise on. Be creative, explore and enjoy that high!