5 Cool Things to Do in Perth, Western Australia

One of my travel goals for the last couple of years has been to visit Perth in Western Australia. I’ve done some cheap Australian holidays in the past- I backpacked up the East Coast from Sydney to Cairns, visited Alice Springs and did a tour...

Australia for Adrenaline Junkies

Australia has plenty of opportunities to get your adrenaline pumping and your heart racing. With deadly creatures, raging rivers, mountains and incredible coastline, you’ll be sure to find something to satisfy the thrill-seeker inside of you. If you want to be scared out of your...

Hostel Review: Cool Bananas, Town of 1770

If you're looking for accommodation in Town of 1770 Agnes Water, Cool Bananas Backpacker's Lodge is definitely the best hostel to stay in. Town of 1770- Agnes Water is located in Queensland, Australia, just north of Bundaberg. The town is quite small but rather spread out,...

Driving the Great Ocean Road

I've driven the Great Ocean Road twice, and it's still one of my favourite parts of Australia. The first time I hired a van in Melbourne and drove to Port Campbell and back in just under three days. The second time I was taking part...

Thorny Devil in the Northern Territory, Australia

I was on a 3 day tour to Uluru (Ayers Rock) in the Northern Territory when the tour bus came to a screeching halt. Thinking something was seriously wrong we all held our breath for a moment. The tour guide suddenly jumped out of the...

Top 10 Things to See and Do in Melbourne

Melbourne is often described as the most 'European' of all the cities in Australia, and it's not difficult to see why. Melbourne is an edgy multicultural city, known for producing talented artists, musicians and fashion designers. It may not be the capital of Australia, but...

10 Things to Do on the East Coast of Australia

1. Skydive over Byron Bay- Skydiving should be one of those things on every backpacker's must do list, and Byron Bay offers spectacular views of the beaches and coastline as you jump out of that plane. I did a tandem Skydive from 14,000 with Skydive...

Top Things to Do In South Australia

Before I visited South Australia I didn't know much about it. Whilst most backpackers choose the well-trodden path of the East Coast for their first trip, or maybe visit Melbourne and explore the Great Ocean Road, or even fly out to Alice Springs to do...