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Hostels vs. AirBnBs: Which is Right for You?

If you’re a backpacker in need of accommodation, hostels may seem like the obvious choice. They’ve come to be known as the standard for affordable and flexible lodging in most parts of the world. But since AirBnB has started gaining traction, many young and/or budget-conscious travellers have been choosing this as an alternative option. While […]

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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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10 of the best hostels in Australia

Accommodation is important when you’re travelling. Whether you’re spending your days exploring the Outback, road tripping the East Coast or hiking in Tassie, you want a nice comfy bed to come back to. And a great atmosphere, free breakfast and onsite bar doesn’t hurt either! Australia’s got plenty of amazing hostels to suit every style […]

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6 easy ways to find Wi-Fi on the road

Booking a hotel, googling restaurants near you or even just checking in with friends on Facebook… these things are easy when you’re at home, but when you’re travelling the world without an internet connection they can get a whole lot harder. Luckily, we’ve researched some ways to help you find free Wi-Fi wherever you go. […]

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