Building on my post about my favorite New Zealand hostels, it’s time to talk about my favorite hostels in Australia. I’ll continue doing this throughout the year, and at the end of the year, will have a “Best Hostels of 2010” edition. Base St. Kilda (Melbourne) I’ve said in the past that Base is like […]
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.
Fraser Island, located in Queensland, Australia, is the world’s largest sand island. Moreover, it’s one of those “must sees” on Australia’s east coast travel trail. The majority of people who visit do a 4WD self-drive tour around the island. You’ll spend 3 days camping, getting sand everywhere, swimming in lakes and streams, eating, avoiding dingoes, […]
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.
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the best dive sites in the world and I’m glad I got to dive it. Here are my tips for diving and a video as well!
Located off of Airlie Beach on Australia’s east coast, the Whitsunday Islands are a popular destination for travelers. Every backpacker who travels up the east coast takes a cruise through the Whitsunday islands. It’s one of those must-see activities. The tours typically last three days and two nights. However, since you leave midday the first day […]