Eight years ago the government in New South Wales, Australia, decided on a new legislation that should reduce consumption of liquor in public premises. Today, the situation in bars and nightclubs has changed a lot from the years before, as for example in a suburb of Sydney.
Melbourne! Awesome city, just as great as I imagined it to be. After talking so often with backpackers about the place, selling travel packages to the Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island and the Grampians National Park as if I had been there already, I finally got the chance to discover the place by myself.
Traveling to Australia’s outback finally allowed me to come closure to the country’s culture, something I really had missed in Sydney. The whole journey only took four days, but it was enough to see a lot of amazing places and learn about indigenous life and traditions.
After almost two weeks of tours and people around me all the time, I felt just like in paradise when I arrived in my hostel in Cairns where I had my own room and a […]
After Fraser Island, I was really excited to finally get to see the Whitsundays Islands, because they are to most a really important part of their East Coast journey and I had heard so many […]
I spent one day and one night in the small town of 1770, which is named after the year of its discovery. The accommodation “Southern Cross hostel” was a beautiful place surrounded by trees and a […]
Fraser Island – or K’gari, in the Aboriginal language – is the biggest sand island in the world, one of Australia’s twelve natural world heritages and to most the absolute highlight on their east coast […]
Noosa is, according to Graham, the manager of Backpacker’s World Travel where I work in Sydney, “a holiday in a holiday”, and that is absolutely true. After two nights in this small town, I had […]
First impression: lovely, but lonely It seems to me that I am not used to travel by myself anymore! It feels so strange, arriving in Byron Bay, my first stop on Australia’s East Coast, and […]