Category Archives: Australasia

These Are the Best Byron Bay Beaches That You’ll Love

I seem to start every blog post I write about Byron Bay by mentioning how I lived in a tent there for five months, so if this is your first time here, hi my name’s Claire and I lived in a tent in Byron Bay for five months. Now that’s out the way, I thought […]

Long Term Tent Camping While Travelling – The Conclusive Guide!

Living in a Tent

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 while living in Australia. I sacrificed on amenities like plug sockets and an attached bathroom – but I gained the freedom of being self-sufficient, […]

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 my heart. Eateries line the […]

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 you. If you have time […]

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 the ultimate Australian road trip, […]

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 and restaurants. It has been […]

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! Take it away! I’m a […]

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 visiting the city for the […]

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 a little bit more money […]