AUSTRALIA

 

LANGUAGE: English

CURRENCY: Australian Dollar

BACKPACKER DAILY BUDGET: $55AUD (on the very low end, normally well over $70)

COST OF A SMALL BEER IN A BAR: $7.00AUD

COST OF A COFFEE: $3.50AUD

WHAT TO EXPECT: super expensive, stunning scenery and natural beauty, relaxed lifestyle, vast distances

 

AUSTRALIA BLOG POSTS

Tasmania Things To Do Cradle Mountain
Adventure

Big Tassie Bucket List: 50 EPIC Things To Do In Tasmania

There is no hiding it: Tasmania is Australia’s favourite place to explore at the moment. With stunning scenery, the cleanest air, and a well-established food

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Phillip Island
Australia

Phillip Island: Guide For A Weekend Getaway From Melbourne

Fresh from six weeks in London, we had begun craving an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Having already recently done mini-trips

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Wilsons Promontory
Adventure

Wilsons Prom: Getting Acquainted With Prom Country

[pullquote align=”center”] “Ohh you’re going to Wilsons Prom in winter? You’ll freeze!!” – Everyone [/pullquote]   The fourth year mid-year university break is an interesting

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Adventure

Grampians National Park: A Road Trip and Breath of Fresh Air

There comes a point where snaking columns of traffic and the ongoing buzz of activity in a city gets to you. I guess ‘boxed in’

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Mornington Peninsula
Adventure

Mornington Peninsula: Perfect Melbourne Day Trip

Having lived in Melbourne for three years it was so crazy that I had not properly explored Mornington Peninsula before. I thought it looked pretty

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Melbourne Things To Do
Adventure

Melbourne Things To Do: Best Activities In Melbourne

Melbourne is Australia’s second largest city and is packed to the brim with things to do. Although it is not the nation’s political capital, Melbourne

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Short Walks Tasmania
Adventure

Amazing Short Walks In Tasmania

I might be a little bit biased, but Tasmania is an amazing island and somewhere that everyone should come and visit! Although the weather is

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Dark Mofo
Australia

Dark Mofo: Why It Is The Hottest Thing To Do This Winter

Dark Mofo is about to descend on the southern-most capital of Australia. Hobart’s brooding, hedonistic and ever-expanding winter festival draws crowds from interstate and abroad. Celebrating

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Great Ocean Road Itinerary
Adventure

Great Ocean Road Trip: Exploring Coastal Victoria

I am going to let you into a secret. A secret which, as a born and bread Aussie, I am not proud to be admitting.

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Summer in Tasmania
Australia

40 BEST Ways to Spend Your Summer In Tasmania

Tasmania is my gorgeous island home and I am so sad to be missing a summer in the Apple Isle. From the rapidly changing capital

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Tasmania itinerary
Adventure

Ultimate Tasmania Itinerary: 10 Days In Tasmania

Tasmania, Australia used to be the butt of many Aussie jokes. But it’s not quite like that anymore. As people everywhere are learning about the

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