Category: Accomodation Guides

Where to Stay in Puerto Escondido: Awesome Accommodation Guide

Puerto Escondido is one of Oaxaca state’s most popular destinations. While it’s certainly not the most famous beach getaway in Mexico (spots on the Yucatan peninsula and Baja California tend to take that crown), it’s well worth some of your time spent travelling the country. In Puerto, the surf’s up…

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Where To Stay in Oaxaca: Oaxaca Neighbourhood Guide

Oaxaca is a wonderful place. With cobbled streets lined by multi-coloured buildings and flanked by beautiful mountains, it’s hard to imagine a city more scenic. Everything about it is so authentic; it’s somewhere that, although it sees its fair share of international visitors, thankfully hasn’t bowed to mass tourism. Everyone…

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The Best Hotels in Coober Pedy, South Australia

When you’ve been driving through the outback for hours and hours on end with only the barren landscape and occasional kangaroo for company, you’re pretty happy to reach any kind of destination, trust me. When this destination is a town where everyone lives underground? Well, for me that just adds…

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The Best Hostels in Byron Bay for Backpackers and Holidayers

If you know me in person, or have been following my blog for the last year and a half, you’ll know that I kind of got obsessed with the beautiful town of Byron Bay in northern New South Wales, Australia. I lived in this whacky and wonderful town for five…

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Free Camping in Australia: A How-To Guide

Ask nearly anyone who’s been to Australia, and they’ll no doubt talk about the gorgeous beaches, amazing national parks, BBQs on the beach, and laid back lifestyle. “But”, they’ll warn you, “save up a lot of money. It’s expensive.” I’ve been here for over a year now – and I…

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The Best Hostels in Sydney for First Time Travellers to Australia

Heading to Australia this year? Travellers’ first point of call is often New South Wales’ capital, Sydney. Famed for its Opera House, beautiful beaches and busy city atmosphere, Sydney is a where a lot of travellers finish and start their journeys – and many stay a bit longer to live…

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Paper Plane Hostel Review: Unique Accomodation in Kuala Lumpur

Arriving into Kuala Lumpur wasn’t my finest hour. My plane was delayed, it took hours to get through customs, I turned down an offer of splitting a grab taxi because ‘I like public transport’ – cut to an hour later, where I’m standing outside a shut Monorail office, in the…

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Hong Kong Accommodation: Are hostels in Chungking Mansions safe?

I’m travelling on a budget. And Hong Kong was expensive. I knew it would be costlier than China, and I’d set aside money for that. But I really wasn’t expecting it to be as dear as it was. Honestly, I think it may be the most expensive place that I’ve…

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A unique hostel in Sydney – YHA Railway Square

If you’re searching for a unique hostel in Sydney, there is really no other option than YHA Railway Square. The main selling point of this hostel is that some of the dorms are located in renovated railway carriages. From the outside they look like vintage railway cars, and as soon…

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An eco-break at Piran Meadows, Darwin Escapes: REVIEW

I’m what you may call a ‘holiday intruder’. If any family members or friends announce that they’re going away; I’ll try my best to ensure that I can go with them. So apologies if you know me and you’ve planned a cool trip that you don’t really want me to…

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