5 Tips To Save For Your Travels

We've said this before, but we often see comments on our travel photos and across our website, saying things like: "You're so lucky" "I wish I could afford to travel" "So jealous, I wish I could go somewhere like that" "How do you afford to travel all the time?" The simple truth is, you can... Continue Reading →

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7 Ways To Being An Eco-Friendly Backpacker

As a traveller, you'll see many of the wonders that the world has to offer, but you'll also be exposed, more than ever, to the damage caused by the human race. A few weeks ago, I wrote an article called 'The Final Straw', about how much of our plastic waste ends up in the ocean,... Continue Reading →

A Weekend With Mad Monkey Cairns

Matt and I spent most of last November trying to come up with a rough itinerary of the things we wanted to do and places we needed to see in Australia. There were a few obvious stops, including Sydney, Melbourne, Byron Bay and Cairns. As we began researching vans, activities, travel companies and hostels, we... Continue Reading →

Under The Sea

The Great Barrier Reef has always been on my bucket list. I remember learning about it in school, and was amazed at the beautiful colours and variety of marine life. It has certainly been on my mind over the years, as updates on the Reef becoming increasingly bleached and dying has made major headlines.¬†We knew... Continue Reading →

7 Beaches In New South Wales You Wish You Knew About Sooner

The white-sand crescent of Bondi may be Australia's most iconic beach. It's popular amongst tourists and locals alike for its reliable waves, good food and upbeat atmosphere. Having already visited Bondi during out first week in Sydney, we thought it couldn't get any better... But I'm happy to say we were wrong! Australia has a... Continue Reading →

Scooteroo – The Ride Of Your Life

Growing up, I distinctly remember my grandfather's obsession with motorcycles. I didn't understand at the time, and thought they looked like large bicycles that just made loud noises and went faster. The helmet was always far too big for my head, but when spending the night with my grandparents, if I was lucky, I'd get... Continue Reading →

The Forgotten City

Many backpackers who are eager to get north to Fraser Island/Whitsundays or south to Sydney, skip this great 'forgotten city' that is directly en route. It has loads to offer; we stayed for 2 days, and found that to be a reasonable stopover time, but you could easily spend a week or more exploring the... Continue Reading →

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