Category: Australasia

Road Trip in Australia: An Itinerary for the Whole Country!

G’day mates, I’m here to take you on a 6 month long road trip in Australia. Well, I’m not actually taking you (although maybe I’ll get the chance to do guided road trips around this beautiful country at some point, watch this space!), but, with this 6 month itinerary for…

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Fun Things to do in Newcastle, Australia in 2 Days

Newcastle is a regional city in New South Wales, located around two hours north of Sydney. It’s definitely a place worth visiting in its own right. Newy as it is known, is home to some of the most beautiful beaches on NSW’s mid-coast, as well as cool little bars, shops…

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3 Days in Hobart Itinerary: A Local’s Tips

I always rave about Perth, my favourite Australian city – but Hobart’s pretty special as well. Unfortunately, I only spent a couple of days here on my Tasmania road trip – so Kristy, who knows Hobart very well, has provided us with an itinerary for 3 to 4 days in Hobart!…

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The Best Things to do in Bundaberg: Tips from a Local

For backpackers in Australia, Bundaberg is famous for two things – rum and farm work opportunities. But there’s much more to the city of Bundaberg than meets the eye. That’s why I’ve asked Bundaberg locals, Alan and Ros, to share their best tips for visiting Bundaberg. So whether you’re just…

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This is What it Costs to Travel Australia

Australia: it’s an adventure, but it’s expensive. Especially if you’re not planning on working in Australia, travel there can put your bank account under a lot of strain. But there are plenty of different ways to enjoy Australia, for all budgets; whether you’re backpacking Australia on a shoestring or have…

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Places to Learn About Aboriginal Culture and History in Australia

Did you know: Australian Aboriginal culture is the oldest on this planet. There is rock art dating back to over 60,000 years throughout the country, which depicts how the Aboriginal people lived and survived in the harshest of climates for way longer than any other society. Europeans only came to…

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Why You Should Take a Solo Road Trip At Least Once In Your Life

“There’s heavy rain forecasted, right?” I asked the woman in the Hebel general store, a tiny village just over the Queensland border. “Will the road from here be alright?”. “It’s a highway”, she stressed. “Floodwater doesn’t go over the highway. Who are you travelling with?” “Myself” I replied. “I’m travelling…

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Magnetic Island Day trip From Townsville: All You Need to Know

Tropical weather, beautiful beaches, interesting history, and breathtaking viewpoints all characterize this island that is really not to be missed when travelling down the east coast of Australia. A Magnetic Island day trip from Townsville will be a highlight of your time in Queensland. The island is only half an…

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The Best Place to Dive the Great Barrier Reef for All Diving Abilities

Fancy visiting the Great Barrier Reef? You should do – it’s the largest living thing in the world, an underwater playground full of fish, turtles, sharks, coral and the occasional shipwreck. Stretching from the tip of Cape York to Bundaberg on the east coast of Australia, it mirrors the Queensland traveller…

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5 Amazing Weekend Trips from Darwin: See the Top End of Australia

What springs to your mind when you think of Australia? If it is crocs aplenty, inhospitable climates and staggeringly beautiful nature, then the Top End is definitely the most ‘Australian’ part of the country. Darwin, the capital of the Northern Territory, is where most people begin their explorations of this…

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