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Electric Bicycles in Australia

When you're travelling around Australian towns and cities, often public transport can seem pretty disappointing when held against the standards in Europe and other parts of the world. Riding a bike is often the best choice when you can't or won't drive a car. Read more

Road Trip - Melbourne To Sydney

A trip across the Sapphire coast from Melbourne to Sydney is a pretty lengthy trip, but you'll likely find that it's worth every minute and worth spending your vacation on! Read more

Managing Money whilst Backpacking

A problem is what to do with money. You need access to funds in your bank account but what is the best way to access it. Read more

Australia Campervans

Some useful ideas and tips on hiring campervans in Australia and is certainly a good way to travel around. Read more

Whale watching in Australia

Australia has plenty of places to watch whales. Sometime best from a boat and at other times they can be seen from the shore. Check where and when to see the whales. Read more

Australia Theme Parks

Australia has some of the best theme parks in the world and the weather does help. The biggest concentration is on the Gold Coast where there are 4 major theme parks. Read more

Ports of call for Mediterranean Cruises

There are many ports that cruise ships use in the Mediterranean. In this article we describe some of the main ones and the key things to see. Read more

Med Cruises

Backpackers cruising? First thoughts that it is not such a good idea but be surprised when you work out the costs if you intend to visit the major European Ports. You save big on travel and time and on board all your accommodation and food is covered. Read more


Cairns for Backpackers

Far North Queensland is a haven for sun seeking, adrenaline junkie backpackers. And your first port of call for this adventure holiday is the city of Cairns, just a two-hour flight north of Brisbane. From here you can boat out to the reefs and tropical islands, get back to nature at the Daintree Rainforest, enjoy the thrills of white water rafting or indulge in the lively backpacker nightlife.  Read more


Airlie Beach for Backpackers

With a population of just over 2000, what Airlie Beach lacks in size it more than makes up for in location. Situated between Townsville and Mackay in North Queensland, Airlie Beach is the go-to hub for all your Whitsundays adventures – it even has the Oprah stamp of approval from her trip down under in 2010! Read more

Cheap Sailing Trips in the Whitsundays

Whether you're travelling from a chilly European winter or just want to get out of the city rat race, Northern Queensland is a tropical paradise like no other. The Great Barrier Reef, one of the seven wonders of the natural world, hugs the eastern coast for over 3000km, offering some of the best snorkelling and diving sites in the world – sure beats sitting at a desk all day or tackling peak hour traffic. The Whitsundays are a group of 74 islands dotting the Queensland coast, each boasting their own unique beauty. But you won't see much of these Australian treasures from dry land. By far the best way to explore the reef is setting sail by boat. Read more

Backpacker Jobs

So you've scraped together enough money for a flight down under but find yourself cash poor on arrival. As a developed nation, you won't find Australia as cheap as some of its South East Asian neighbours. The best solution to fund your antipodean holiday is to jump on the backpacker work bandwagon. Read more

Australia Tours

Even the most inexperienced traveller will know that Australia is big. Really big. All of Europe could fit snugly inside Australia's borders with room for more, so planning is key when it comes to touring this continent-country. There's no such thing as a day trip from Sydney to Brisbane so the best way to see the most of this wide brown land is to plot a path from one major centre to another, with plenty of sightseeing along the way. Read more

Make your tour more enjoyable - English course in Australia

Australia is a unique content with its typical flora and fauna, a land of vast deserts and rich forests, a land with a unique coastline, a land of unique people. In order to know the country and its people better it is best to travel at leisure, preferably backpacking if you can. Read more

Travel Insurance for Backpackers

Now there are certain items which every backpacker agrees are essential. I'm talking about such things as a toothbrush and toilet paper although some backpackers can carefully explain how they have improvised in certain circumstances. And another essential item is travel insurance. Read more

Sydney Harbour Cruises

Sydney Australia has a lot of attractions. It has some magnificent harbourside houses, stunning and secluded walks and iconic attractions such as the ‘coat hanger’ or Sydney Harbor Bridge and the magical sails of the Sydney Opera House. Read more


Best Hostels in Australia

When you study a map of hostels suitable for backpackers travelling around Australia, a quick glance tells you the vast majority are located on the coast. In fact a map of hostels in Australia clearly shows there are vast areas of nothingness inland. Read more

Backpacking Jobs in Australia

Australia is a great place to visit, it has a wonderful climate, a fascinating culture, great places to visit and fascinating things to do. It's also a great place in which to backpack around the country. Read more

Best Nightlife in Australia

Now theword best is subjective and so for me to tell you where the best nightlife can be found in Australia isobviously and simply my opinion. Ask somebody else and they may recommend other venues. Read more

Best Beaches in Australia

Well here we go again with another tricky topic. There are so many ‘best beaches’ in Australia that selecting a handful is sure to put some surfing noses out of joint. Australia has a fabulous climate and thousands of kilometres of fabulous beaches. Read more


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