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Making the Most of your Travel Money: the Backpacker’s Budget

So your tickets are booked, your bags packed, and your bank account is on the decline. Your savings have taken quite the hit (punch) and it’s completely messing with that post-booking high you’ve been riding. The journey is all mapped out, but the finances seem a little slimmer than they should before a big trip. […]

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Where to find the best international food in Melbourne

Who says you have to travel overseas to find authentic pho or munch on pizza just like in Naples? Sure, there’s no beating the original, but Melbourne sure has some spots that get pretty close! Here are 5 places where you’ll find some seriously tasty food from all around the world. And the best thing […]

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What to expect: Autopia Tours Yarra Valley Wine Tour

Is there anything better than a wine tour? Especially when it’s through Melbourne’s stunning Yarra Valley region and complete with local produce tastings, a gourmet lunch and even a game of bocce! Last Friday the Backpacker Deals team were lucky enough to embark on Autopia’s Yarra Valley Wine Tour. We tried strawberry liquors and preserves […]

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7 DIY dishes you can prepare anywhere

Cooking when you’re travelling and have access to limited tools doesn’t have to be all Mi Goreng noodles and instant soups! Here are some yummy DIY dishes that you can whip up anywhere, whether you have a kettle, microwave or a hostel stove. 1. Banh Mi/Loaded Sandwiches These are great in any country, given that […]

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8 Must-try yummies from Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is hot among backpackers, because the food is cheap and ABSOLUTELY delicious. We’ve selected 8 gorgeous dishes to tantalise your taste buds! #1 BaBaBa… Banh Mi This is an absolute must-try for any baguette lover planning to go backpacking in Vietnam. You’ll find plenty of street food stalls selling these baguettes that are […]

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