The Cringila Hotel
Me working at Cringila hotel is my favourite story to tell, But yet haven’t done a blog on it.
So you already read the blogs on Taylor thoughts on me working in a titty bar
It’s my turn to tell the story!
How I up working there
I must of told this story a million times so let me just summarise it quickly for you.
- Go Australia
- Help mate do some gardening at someones house
- Turns out he owns pub… need to bartenders
- Work there- Not knowing it has strip shows and topless waitress’
My 1st day/s
Instead of just rewriting Chapter 12 in Backpacks To Beer Taps
You can just listen to my reading of it!
If you want to know more about our life changing travel story check out:
Why The Cringila Hotel changed my life
I never worked in a pub before, In fact up until that moment never worked in hospitality. Its a common phase ‘That you should do at least one job in hospitality in your life’ because you learn so much about people and you learn a new respect for people working in hospitality.
There is nothing like jumping in the deep-end than working a Friday night in a pub that does strip shows, topless waitress’ and asks you to call out the meat raffles to guys telling to “Speak English C**t” That day I learnt so much in so little time. I had no other choice, no money or no other job to go back to, I didn’t even have enough for a plane home.
Glad I had no other choice
little do people know during my 1st couple of weeks there, I was have a calming spray with me to help we talk to customers and just not be so nervous. Some reason when talking to anyone knew I would take shallow breathes before and during talking, This was something i could not control.
During my time there this got better and so did my people skills, So much so I got promoted to Supervisor when the new company took over. Which came as quite a shock to me and the other staff, even some of the customers.
This place gave me an opportunity, to get my voice. without that happening, I wouldn’t be able to do have the things I do today!
The place was a really fun place to work and just hang out there , I have lots of stories of this places (I will tell them in later blogs don’t worry), so good and some bad. Over all this place has a local feel to it. This made it quite sad to move on from, we left a lot a good people behind… most of them still there!
Thank you for reading
Loved this blog? Check out working 5 jobs with Sean
If you want your picture to feature on of our blogs or our Instagram page, make sure to tag #funnybackpacker
If you enjoyed this blog click like and subscribe to our email list!
leave a comment will try to reply ASAP.
Don’t forgot to smash it!