Living in another country is one of the most amazing experiences you can have. You’re usually stepping out of our comfort zone, leaving your friends and family behind. Sometimes everyday tasks can turn into a challenge! Making the move is not always plain sailing, but it is worth it, especially if you get to spend a year or two in an amazing country. Read more »
For some Kata Tjuta/The Olgas are more awe-inspiring than their neighbour Uluru/Ayers Rock. A hike through the soaring rock domes should be on everyone's bucket list.
photo credit: Flickr user Grand Canyon NPS
The Grand Canyon – Arizona, USA
It had to be on the list, say no more! Read more »
Where do you want to explore this year? Need some travel inspiration? Here are HI’s top five picks for 2013. Read more »
Here a five road trip wonders that are worth pulling over for.
Big Lobster – Shediac, New Brunswick, Canada
Shediac calls itself the “Lobster Capital of the World,” so a massive lobster statue would make sense in this quaint, bilingual town. Read more »
The Painted Desert is an area of spectacular colourful hills. It's an amazing sight - you'll see rocky outcrops of large and small hills, which emerge suddenly out of a flat, desert landscape. Read more at SouthAustralia.com
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Wayout west, Perth is usually on a traveller’s lists when they visit Australia for the second time, or when they have more time on their hands. First time visitors to Australia tend to be drawn to the East coast’s well-known cities like Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Personally I love Perth and its surrounding area, so if you have time add it to your itinerary or if you prefer less crowded travels I recommend Perth and the West for you. Read more »
By Hostelling International employee, Ceri.
Okay, so you are headed to Sydney and you want to see it all, but you don’t want to empty your wallet. No probs, there are plenty of ways that you can experience this city without breaking the bank. I have been lucky enough to visit Sydney numerous times, and with different budgets. But you know I do love a bargain or a freebie, so here is my low down to seeing the best of Sydney on a budget. Read more »