Category: Australia

That mysterious island at the bottom of the world has been where I’ve spent most of my travel time over the last few years. Australia’s a special place, and I’d recommend anyone travel there. Thecountry’s got it all; rainforest, desert, ancient Aboriginal sites, modern cities, beaches, scorching heat and even ski slopes. And I haven’t even started on the laid-back lifestyle, the coffee, and the road trips. There’s so many incredible reasons to visit Australia. Shall we begin?

Living in a Tent

Long Term Tent Camping While Travelling – The Conclusive Guide!

Are you seeking for a way to make your travels cheaper? Interested in cheap – or even free accomodation? Long term tent camping while travelling was my solution to saving money in Australia. I sacrificed on amenities like plug sockets and an attached bathroom – but I gained the freedom…

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The Best Vegan Restaurants Byron Bay has to Offer

Byron, Byron, Byron…. Did I ever mention I’m in love with this place? From the nightly drum circle, to the views from the lighthouse, to the atmosphere at the Arts Factory hostel where I lived in a tent for 5 months – Byron Bay has a very special place in…

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10 Fabulous Day Trips from Byron Bay

I don’t think it’s any secret how much I love Byron Bay. The place changed my life, it was exactly what I needed at that point of my journey, and it put me in great stead for everything to come. I always recommend people visiting Byron Bay to stay as…

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Brisbane Itinerary: 3 Days in the City

Brisbane is often considered as the getaway to Queensland. It’s true that it’s an exciting Australian region to explore. Brisbane is the start and terminus for a lot of road trips, including the Brisbane to Sydney road trip. But don’t be in a hurry to leave the capital city behind…

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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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