Once I’d had enough of the city I took the bus to Bondi to stay in Surfside Backpackers. The great thing about staying in Bondi is that you have the best of both worlds- you can go to the beach but you can also...

If enough people haven't already died from climbing Uluru, you can also have the opportunity to hit the bucket on Heart Attack Hill. We had to start the Kings Canyon walk very early in the morning to avoid the sizzling heat of the afternoon,...

Today was Big Rock day. A day devoted entirely to Uluru. At the ungodly hour of 4am we all packed away our sleeping bags and stumbled around in the dark to the bus to go and watch the sunrise over Uluru. Although not as...

At 6am, with a hangover from hell after my St Paddy's Day shennanigans, I jumped aboard the Adventure Tours Bus. People tend to think that Alice Springs is somehow quite close to the big rock, like how Americans think London is somehow close to...

I knew I was going to like Alice Springs. I expected it to be like going back 50 years, with Crocodile Dundee walking through a set of swing doors wearing a cork hat and starting a bar fight. I wanted to see the real...

Cheeky Monkeys, Byron Bay- Wherever you go in Australia you'll always hear of this bar. Where else can you dance on the tables, see people playing twister in their underwear and win prizes by attaching clothes pegs to your face. And make sure you...

Here are some of the random things I have noticed about the Land Down Under: 1. They are obsessed with meat pies. Everywhere you go they have meat pies on the menu. We have pies in England, but we don't eat nearly as much pie...

Here are some ways to save money whilst backpacking Australia so your budget will stretch further! 1. Don't buy the cold drinks from the fridges in the supermarkets, they're twice the price as the ones on the aisles. 2. Only buy the 'home brand' food in Woolworths. 3....

One of the most important things I discovered on my trip to Australia is goon. What is Goon? Goon is a 4 litre boxed wine and extremely cheap- it costs around 9 to 15 Australian dollars for the entire carton. You'll see it everywhere you go; forget...