Visa First Blog

A blog dedicated to Working Holidaymakers and people willing to immigrate



8 Things You Never Knew about Oman

Let’s face it. Most people don’t even consider Oman when they’re picking their next holiday destination. But this is a BIG mistake! Oman is unlike any other country in the world – chock-full of hidden gems, sights to see and natural beauty. But the word ‘hidden’ is a problem. Many travelers are completely unaware of […]

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New Saudi Arabia Holiday Visa is a Game-Changer for Local Tourism

The birthplace of Islam, Saudi Arabia is well known for its vibrant culture, rich traditions, striking red sea beaches, and breathtaking mountains. Some of the most attractive destinations include Jeddah, the Sarawat Mountains, Masjid Al Haram, the Nabataean ruins in Madâin Sâlih, the 5 UNESCO World Heritage sites and more. Arabic is the official language […]

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5 Undiscovered Gems in China

When you think of visiting China, what is the first thing that comes into your head? Maybe it’s the Great Wall? Or perhaps it’s the countless bustling cities like Shanghai or Beijing? For many, it’s simply the endless sources of delicious food! But what really makes China special is that there is simply so much […]

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Working Holiday in Cyprus

Now you have the opportunity to explore Cyprus – a land of Roman ruins, medieval frescoed churches, castles, Mediterranean cuisine, and lots of fun. Visa First recently started offering assistance to Australians for Working Holiday visas for Cyprus, Australians can work while experiencing the life and culture of Cyprus – a place much different from their […]

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How Do I Open A Bank Account in Australia and New Zealand?

If you are planning on going to Australia or New Zealand, it’s recommended you open a bank account there prior to leaving. Opening an account upfront is necessary as employers require you to have one. This way also you won’t have to carry huge amounts of cash with you. If you wait to start an […]

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English Slang

UK Slang BANGERS–Sausages. A very common meal is BANGERS and MASH (sausages and mashed potatoes). The sausages are called BANGERS because they will burst if you do not pierce them while they are cooking BOBBY–Policeman in the UK. The term came from Robert Peel, the “inventor” of the policeman BROLLY–Umbrella CORKING–Excellent; splendid.Often used sarcastically ELEVENSES–Morning […]

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Perky Facts about Australia and New Zealand

In Oz: People drive on the left side of the road. Speed limit in towns and cities is 50 to 60 km/h, and 100km/h on the highways unless signs specify otherwise. In the USA you are likely to hit a deer on the highway; in Aussie–watch out for kangaroos. Australian tourist information is available everywhere. […]

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Gumtree

The online classifieds and community site Gumtree.com has  gained  massive popularity among the travelling folks. According to our survey, 22 per cent of people found accommodations through Gumtree. Gumtree is the biggest Web site in the UK for local community classifieds and is mostly used in the UK, Ireland, Poland, Australia, New Zealand and South […]

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Call home for free

There are probably many ways you can phone home, while you are abroad. Most of them are relevantly cheap, but over time it can become a considerable expense, especially if you like to hear from your friends and relatives often. Nowadays most people use Skype for text, voice and video chat. It’s a convenient and […]

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Who wants to marry Clo?

Ok guys, so who is up to it? 🙂 This is one of the reasons I love the internet so much – the wackier the idea – the better! It seems that a lot of the working holiday makers will do anything in their power to prolong their stay, or even to permanently immigrate to […]

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