The heat is on!

Every now and then you get surprises on your trip. On Friday I took a train from Vienna to Budapest with 10 passengers in my group. When the train departs I notice there are 2 more groups from the same company! For weeks I’ve not seen any groups and suddenly I see them all on…

Light up life

A great way to see the Fringe Festival on a budget is to have some patience and book your tickets between 12 and 3pm on the same day of the show, when you can get them for half the price. This is how I ended up at Luminous. Luminous is what you get when a body…

Welcome to Limbo

In the evening I promote a show for the Adelaide Fringe Festival. It seems like Adelaide is filled with artists, and I meet several of them trying to convince them to come see the show I’m flyering for. So sometimes you start a little conversation. And this time I started a great conversation that ended…

Kick-start the Adelaide Fringe

The Fringe has come back to town. Every year in February, Adelaide goes show crazy. Whether it’s circus or comedy you’re after, there’s something for everyone. I was lucky enough to have a night off on Saturday to go to a comedy gig. Gordon Southern played at the Rhino Room with a brand new show…

Shut up, Bob

Casual short-term jobs are a good way to make lots of money quick. Find out which festivals and events are coming up in the area. They might need someone to help out. This is how I ended up working at Sydney’s Royal Easter Show. It was full on for two weeks, but at the end I got…