9 episodes

Three American girls share their experiences living in Australia, good and bad, while guests offer different perspectives and life lessons. Listeners learn what its like to start over in another country, whether they are planning a big move, living it, or have never considered venturing outside of their hometown.

G'day Means Welcome Charlotte Torrence (Working Holiday), Xena Pulliam (Sponsor/Partner), Dani Scheiner (Partner)

    • Places & Travel

Three American girls share their experiences living in Australia, good and bad, while guests offer different perspectives and life lessons. Listeners learn what its like to start over in another country, whether they are planning a big move, living it, or have never considered venturing outside of their hometown.

    Load Em Up and Move Em Out

    Load Em Up and Move Em Out

    This week Charlotte and Xena meet to talk about packing! What did we pack when moving to Australia? How did Xena manage to move all her stuff within Melbourne after almost two years? How do you manage having money split between two banks in two countries? During Goon Gossip the girls discuss rumors about Australia over a glass of 'Rumors' wine.

    • 38 min
    Backpacking Australia and the World

    Backpacking Australia and the World

    This week we finally interview a real life Backpacker! Melanie spent three months backpacking across Europe before spending a year in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa. At the time of this interview, she was two days away from her next backpacking adventure in Southeast Asia. How did Australia treat this nomadic American? Listen to the end to hear Charlotte pick two giveaway winners!

    • 34 min
    Ask an Aussie with Leon from Yeah G'day - Part 2

    Ask an Aussie with Leon from Yeah G'day - Part 2

    In the second half of our collaboration with Leon from the podcast "Yeah G'day" we discuss chocolate, immigration, racism, and Australian Football. Leon answers the big question that many visitors have pondered, "how do you pick a footie team?" Join our facebook group to share how you picked your AFL team! Giveaway winners will be announced in the next episode on October 15th.

    • 31 min
    Ask an Aussie with Leon from Yeah G'day - Part 1

    Ask an Aussie with Leon from Yeah G'day - Part 1

    Our guest this week is Leon from the Australian podcast "Yeah G'day." Leon's podcast covers topics relating to Australian life and culture each week, so we decided to pick his brain to help us understand the life we have chosen down under. Part one features our new opening segment "Goon Gossip," cuss words, slang, and tomato sauce. Follow us on facebook to enter the tee shirt competition!

    • 29 min
    Deadly Animals: Snakes, Crocodiles, and Spiders, Oh My!

    Deadly Animals: Snakes, Crocodiles, and Spiders, Oh My!

    When you move to Australia, or even just go for a visit, the first thing everyone wants to remind you of are the deadly animals! But how dangerous is it to live down under? Our hosts share their animal experience and some fun facts. Visit our website or facebook page to tell us your deadly Australian animal experience!

    • 23 min
    Speaking Australian - The Slang Contest

    Speaking Australian - The Slang Contest

    Sometimes plans for informative and relevant episodes fall apart, and we have a last minute slang competition instead. Charlotte and Xena compete for the title of 'Most Ocker Aussie Knowledge' using popular online quizzes. Play along and see if you can beat our hosts! Join the facebook page to share your score.

    • 36 min

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