Category: Australasia

Where to Stay in Mexico City: Mexico City Neighbourhoods Guide

When I was 15, my father moved to Mexico City, having been transferred there for work. I spent the remainder of my teenage years living half in the UK, half in Mexico (ok, it was more like 3/4 in the UK, 1/4 in Mexico, but that doesn’t sound as good),…

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Where to Stay in Byron Bay: Areas Guide

I arrived in Byron Bay on a night bus from Sydney one September morning. The subtropical town had just come out of winter, so it was still jacket weather, but was starting to get warm. I remember walking down Johnson Street, ecstatic that I’d finally reached the town that I…

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3 Days in Sydney Itinerary

About 16 times a day, I find myself wondering why did I ever leave Australia?. Then I quickly remember it was for the very simple reason that my visa ran out. But that doesn’t stop me daydreaming about still being there, driving around in my Subaru Forester and heading to a…

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Hobart on a Budget: How to Save Big When Visiting Tasmaina

The natural scenic beauty of Hobart attracts many travellers, but like any island destination where you are somewhat of a captive tourist, it’s not the cheapest holiday you can find. Still, with so much to see and do, Hobart is well worth a visit and it can be done on…

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What to Do in Cairns (and surrounds!)

The tropical city of Cairns is top on a lot of people’s Australia road trip itineraries. Tropical North Queensland is one of the most vibrant and exciting areas of Australia, and Cairns, with its many amenities and beautiful esplanade, is a great base to enjoy the region. But you might…

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3 Days in Adelaide Itinerary

Beautiful Adelaide is the capital of South Australia, and somewhere that’s not necessarily top of everyone’s Australia itinerary. Many people favour the cities of Melbourne and Sydney, or the hotspots of the East Coast; and while these places are great, there are plenty of other spots in Australia that are…

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Everything You Need to Know About Renting a Car in Australia

Even though I’m a huge public transport advocate, having taken trains all over the world, there are some countries where you really need your own wheels to get around; Australia being one of them. Many long-term travelers to Australia opt to buy their own cars, so they can experience one…

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Planning A Trip to Australia: A How-To Guide

I’ve been asked many a time to compile a checklist of things to do before a trip to Australia, so I thought it was about time I gave the people what they want! As you may or may not know, I love Australia, I spent 18 months of my life…

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Nature Lovers’ Best Things to do in Tasmania

Tasmania is special. For many, it may seem to be the ends of the earth but in reality, it is one of the best places to seek adventure. Tasmania is an ideal place for all nature lovers. If you love to engage yourself in various outdoor activities then Tassie is…

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12 Things That Every Backpacker in Australia Should Know

This ain’t my first time writing posts about backpacking Australia. I’ve got budget travel guides, road trip itineraries, and so much more on the Australia section of my website. But if you’re just about to leave Australia, you might have less of a use for these Australia travel guides, and…

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