Category Archives: Destinations

The Weird and Wonderful World of Coober Pedy

Weird and Wonderful World of Coober Pedy

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How to Get to Latin America Cheaply From Europe

Plane, Sunset, Clouds

  How to get to Latin America cheaply, is a crucial question for many European budget travellers, yet easy answers just don’t’ seem to exist. Like the continent’s great Mayan and Incan temples, it appears to be another unfathomable dimension to this intriguing part of the world. However, after a few years there, I managed […]

Everything in Australia is Trying to Kill You

Everything in Australia is Trying to Kill You

  It is a truth universally acknowledged, that every single animal in Australia in possession of a good self-defence mechanism must want to end your life. In other words, everything in Australia is trying to kill you! From the spiders to the sharks, the snakes to the stingers, the crocs to the cassowaries, almost any living creature […]

Fraser Island Camping Adventure

Adventure on Fraser Island

  “Emu valley? Why it’s just up the road,” says the man in a classic, slow drawl. “Just keep going and you can’t miss it,” he continues, arm pointing towards the horizon, a wry smile on his face. “Excellent. Just up the road? It can’t be far then”, we thank the smiling local. Little did […]

How to Extend your 1 Year Australian Working Holiday Visa

Extend your 1 Year Working Holiday Visa

  Applying for your Australian Working Holiday Visa and already have a sneaky suspicion that you’re going to want to stay Down Under longer? Don’t fret, advice is on hand about how to extend your 1 year Working Holiday Visa from someone whose already done it!  If you’re anything like me, then you may have had […]

Top 5 Budget-Friendly Alternative Queensland Adventures

5 Best (Budget-Friendly) Alternative Queensland Adventures

  If you’re off on an Australian adventure, then be prepared that backpacking out here isn’t the intrepid voyage of discovery it once was! Sometimes it can feel like every man and his campervan are shuttling between the same attractions. While this has some undeniable social advantages, you’re probably more likely to remember the times […]