Tag: australia travel tips

Tips for Getting Your Australian Visa

Many people are surprised to learn that tourists to Australia – for any amount of time – need a visa. For many countries, it is a simple e-visa, no embassy visits required – but it’s important to remember to get it well before your trip, as they take a few…

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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…

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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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12 Things to Know Before Going on a Road Trip around Australia

There’s nowhere quite as perfect for road tripping as Australia. Its size means that you really feel like you’ve achieved something by driving from north to south or east to west; but there are enough stops on each road trip route to keep you inspired. It’s a perfect way of…

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Your Complete Australia Packing List: For Any State and Climate

G’day! Are you venturing to Australia sometime soon and are confused about what to bring? I’m here to answer all of your woes with this Australia packing list. Whether you’re hiking in Tasmania or tanning in Queensland, this list of what to take to Australia can be fully customisable for…

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Backpacking Australia? Here’s Everything You’ll Need to Know

G’day mate! Are you backpacking Australia sometime soon? Fantastic life choice- the land down under is a wonderful place to visit. I spent a year and a half there, driving around near enough the whole country, and I’d return in a heartbeat if I could. Australia is a great country…

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Australian Survival Kit: Gifts for Someone Travelling to Australia

Do you know someone who’s soon to head to the great land down under? If you want to get them a gift before they go, an Australian survival kit is a fantastic idea. This list of gifts for someone travelling to Australia has some great ideas for both serious and…

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Melbourne on a Budget: How to visit the city with no money

  Australia is expensive, that’s a fact. Melbourne is one of the most expensive places on this huge island, and also one of the places where you can’t get away with a lot of money saving techniques that help out when road tripping or staying in other parts of Australia (like…

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Twelve Amazing Australian Road Trip Songs

So you’ve finally plucked up the courage to go on that Australian road trip you’ve been talking about. Whether you’re driving across the Nullarbor or traversing the Gibb River Road, you’re most likely going to be driving thousands of kilometres and will want some musical entertainment.  Don’t worry fam, we…

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12 Reasons to Love Living in Perth

I think Perth gets a bit too much bad press. Perth’s main Instagram hashtag is #perthisok, people have nicknamed it ‘the nanna state’ and have dubbed WA ‘wait awhile’. The city is either forgotten about by travelers to Australia and Australians in the Eastern states, or it’s just thought of as…

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