I love Australia. It’s one of my favorite countries in the world. I’ve been going for over a decade and have crossed the country more times than I’ve criss-crossed my own. I’ve stayed in countless hostels throught Australia and, today, want to share some of my favorites. Base St. Kilda (Melbourne) Base is like the […]
Australia is one of the most remote countries in the world and, ironically, one of the most popular places to visit, especially among backpackers and budget travelers. Because of its distance from the US, not many Americans tend to visit Australia. The flights are long and expensive, and when you only have a few weeks […]
With Australia being over 7 million square kilometers, it takes a long time to get around the country. These large distances can lead to high transportation costs, and it can often be hard to travel around the country cheaply. Here’s a look at 5 ways to travel around Australia cheaply.
Don’t be unpleasantly surprised by the high prices in Australia. Here is a breakdown of costs to expect, and some tips on how to save while traveling.
During our first stop, on the outskirts of Perth, the bus wouldn’t start. Wes, our bus driver, looked under the hood and came back up saying, “OK, I think we’re ready to go.” When he put the key back in the ignition, the bus still didn’t start. “Hmm…” he said out loud before going back […]
Over the years, I’ve been to Sydney, Australia a handful of times, exploring it more and more and getting a local taste through all my wonderful friends there. After spending two wonderful weeks there last month, I wanted to share my 15 favorite things to do and see in this laid-back, warm, sunny, and gregarious city.