Activities Adventure Sports City Stays Events Great Treks Nature On The Road Relaxation Stopovers Train Travel Destinations Africa and Middle East Asia Australia Europe New Zealand and Fiji North America South America Tips And Opinions Budget Travel Like A Local Working Holiday In Australia Working Overseas Your Stories Prev Australia Next Ports Ahoy No less than six YHA hostels have port in their name. Quirky Australian Events Australians don’t always take their sport seriously - we look at some of Australia's craziest sports... Great Island Escapes There are a few deserted beaches, outdoor adventures and wildlife encounters that will delight you like these gems. Taking It To The Extreme Australia’s “other half” offers up some spectacular locations for a huge range of equally extreme sports. Fruit Picking in Australia Discover how two Australian's picked up buckets of travel cash on the harvest trail. Whirlwind Whitsundays Elinor Sheargold takes on 2 bucket list items in 2 days in the Whitsunday Islands. Winter Warmers - Get Centred Carla Carouso feels the call of adventure in the Red Centre. Introducing South Australia Discovering South Australia is all about indulgent contrasts: rich wine regions, long sandy white beaches and great festivals. Ranging Beyond Flinders The Flinders Ranges are South Australia’s gateway to the Outback, and the ultimate country holiday destination... Wild Australia Check out these top Aussie wildlife encounters. Be Consumed by the Barossa Discover why food lovers from around the world are heading to the Barossa Valley, and lining up for seconds. Ten Adventures in North Queensland From Airlie Beach to Cape Tribulation, rainforest to coral reef, crocodile to kangaroo - Queensland adventures await! Sun, Sea, Sail Sailing the Queensland coast's classic sail routes offers a unique travel experience not to be missed. Sydney’s Rocks District on the Cheap Sydney has plenty to do on the cheap. See Sydney Beyond the Wharf Find out how to get a ferry good view of the harbour city without breaking the bank. Great Southern Land Pack the car - Southwest WA is calling for a road trip! Introducing Queensland With endless days of sunshine, it’s no wonder Queenslanders are so friendly. Introducing New South Wales In New South Wales you can learn to surf, ski, party and play. Battlefields Trips War has made its mark on the world landscape writes Shaney Hudson. City Breaks Janet McGarry plays tourist at home. Brisbane - Life on the Bright Side Find out what the sizzling city of Brisbane did to change it's country town image. Melbourne like a local The very best of Melbourne is accessible to everyone, writes Jo Stewart Introducing Victoria From surf beaches and national parks, to wineries and rainforests, Victoria is the best of Australia in one gorgeous state. Tropical Darwin Australia's Top End is like nowhere else on this diverse continent, and tropical Darwin is a great place to start, writes Janet McGarry. Study Down Under If you are a student struggling to stomach the cost of earning a university degree in the UK, why not study in Australia? Beyond the Great Ocean Road Discovering the hidden treasures west of the Great Ocean Road in Victoria is worth the drive. River Deep In Australia there are more ways to get wet than there are days to do it... Wonder-Full Oz Do you like secrets? We reveal five of Australia's most unbelievable wonders, that are too good to miss… Brisbane is Boss A born and bred Brisbanite tells us why this city rocks... Getaway to Hobart Sandwiched between the changeable face of Mount Wellington and a sparkling harbour that gives Sydney a run for its money, Elinor Sheargold crosses the pond to discover Tasmania’s pocket-sized capital Canberra If you haven't been to Australia's capital city, there is a big reason why it's time to reconsider. Sydney Like A Local Mary-Louise Limbrey shares insider tips on Sydney's favourite spots. It's a Wild Thing Kangaroo Island is South Australia's best kept secret - and you might find it a rather suprising. Darwin - The City and Beyond Find out why Darwin was named Lonely Planet's hottest tip in 2012. Training It There are few more memorable ways to travel in tropical Queensland than by train. Iconic Aussie Trips On the Pacific Highway between Sydney and Byron Bay, start your trip with a crocodile pie. The Red Heart Janet McGarry takes the leisurely route around the Red Centre. Earn 'Coin' During Your Gap Year Here are some helpful employment ideas to help you save on your holidays. Extreme to Serene - Wollongong Find out how New South Wales's third largest city is keeping adventure seekers busy from 14,000ft to sea-level. Class A.C.T Canberra is famous for many things - but here are some quirky things you didn't know about the city. The Legendary Triangle Discover water, wine and wildlife on NSW’s Legendary Pacific Coast. 12 Reasons Hostels are Rad Why travel and spend money just to tick a box? The tourist sees what he has to see and the backpacker actually experiences it. Live. Love. Melbourne Found out what is happening and where to go in the happening suburbs of Melbourne. Victorian Scene Stealers Here is a plan for making the best of 5 days in one of Australia's most magnificent destinations... Australia's Epic Train Journeys Australia is a big country, with big open spaces - making it the ideal setting for epic rail journeys. In the Heart of Oz Ted Rose finds plenty to do in the middle of nowhere. Taste of Paradise Cairns has never been more delicious, writes Sarah Blinco, as she explores a food trail around Tropical North Queensland. Adelaide - Cool Capital The people of Adelaide have been keeping a little secret all to themselves, but what is it? Fear Factor Discover why getting eye-to-eye with Great White shark is both spooky and beautiful. Introducing Northern Territory The Top End is home to natural attractions including Kakadu National Park, Katherine Gorge and Litchfield National Park. Urban Cool - Melbourne Find out why urban diva, Di Caught, ranks Melbourne as her favourite city. Introducing Western Australia Before you visit Western Australia, there is something you should know... Vibrant Victoria Victoria is a perfect location for nature, wildlife and discovery. Here are five places to head for a uniquely Victorian break. Surfing the Gold Coast Out of his comfort zone, Leigh Reading discovered surfing and more on the Gold Coast. Working Holidays in Australia Find out how resourceful and adaptable young people to are making cash on their Australian holiday. Bush or Beach Mid-year breaks can recharge and reinvigorate. Deborah Dickson-Smith looks at two of the best in New South Wales. Perth Perfect It may be a city on the edge of a desert, but Perth offers the perfect urban experience – most of it outdoors. Conquering the Iconic Stuart Highway Known to locals as "The Track", The Stuart Highway is one of Australia's major highways covering a distance of 2,834 kilometres. 8 Islands Your Boss Will Hate Are you dreaming about island holidays at work? Stop dreaming and start packing your escape to one of these paradises. After Dark Australia The most enjoyable experiences in Australia happen at night. Discover the most thrilling nocturnal adventures on offer. Adelaide Like A Local Discover from a local how best to spend your time in the 'Festival City'. A Town Called Alice Find out which popular Alice Springs attraction Sir David Attenborough says cannot be matched. Brisbane - Like A Local With a sub-tropical climate, friendly atmosphere and vibrant outdoor spaces it’s no wonder the locals stay out late. Go Hard or Go Home Discover why Far North Queensland is Australia’s 'Adventure Capital'. Views from the very top A true travel experience is never complete without scaling dizzy heights or getting down and dirty... West Coast Eats - Southwest WA Take your tastebuds to Western Australia’s Southwest and discover a hotspot for indulgence seekers on a budget. Top 10 Australian Wildlife Hostels You will be surprised by these unique wildlife experience, just outside the hostel door... Introducing Tasmania Australia's island wilderness, rich in history and beauty has a few dirty secrets you wouldn't believe... Noosa Love Discover why the locals and visitors call Noosa ‘paradise’... Newcastle Pride From pristine beaches to hipster bars, it only took Kirra Loh a few trips around the globe to discover her hometown, Newcastle. History, Hippies and Hipsters in Hobart Lured by history, wine and the promise of a good time, Di Caught discovers that she is not alone in Australia's southernmost city, Hobart, Tasmania. Traverse the Top End Darwin and its natural surrounnds are too good to be true...Find out why. Fan-Tas-Y-Island - Tasmania Find out why Australian's are enamoured with Tasmania, Australia's smallest state. Broome Time Broome is the gateway to the Kimberleys and a renowned destination for rest and relaxation. Legendary Pacific Coast Discover the best surf, breaks and beaches taking the back roads on NSW's Mid-North Coast. Prev Asia Next Mei Ho House, Hong Kong Mei Ho House is more than just a museum. It’s also the newest and most central YHA hostel in Hong Kong. Battlefields Trips War has made its mark on the world landscape writes Shaney Hudson. Stopover - Bangkok Find out why travellers are cutting their time short in London and Paris to hang out longer in Bangkok. Malaysia Malaysia offers more than you expect. Holy Cow Warning: The Indian capital, New Delhi, may cause culture shock. Seoul In Seoul, South Korea, the language barrier really kicks in when your clothes come off... Wats Beyond Angkor There's more than just temples to tempt travellers to stay and play in Siem Rap, Cambodia. Bangkok's River of Life Bangkok engulfs but never sleeps - we discover how to find peace among all the energising excesses! Stopover - Hong Kong Standing still on a Hong Kong footpath, is a matter of strategic planning but a stop-over like none other. Hong Kong's Hidden Gems Whether it’s on a brief stopover, or a trip in itself, Hong Kong offers lots to entice the budget traveller. Stopover - Guangzhou The secrets out, we reveal why tourists are flocking to China's third largest city, Guangzhou... Prev New Zealand and Fiji Next Enjoying the South Island Spirit New Zealand’s South Island never fails to inspire travellers from around the world... New Zealand's Northern Exposure 100 ways of chucking yourself into, off and under things - the 'other' New Zealand island is anything but dull. Discover the Abel Tasman Track Nature awaits adventurers on the Abel Tasman track in New Zealand. Art Deco Dazzle Paul Rush steps out in style to discover Art Deco New Zealand. Auckland Adventure Perched between the Pacific Ocean and the Tasman Sea, Auckland is New Zealand’s 'Big Smoke'. Ten of the Best Kiwi Adventures New Zealand's South Island is bursting with adventures in Autumn. Te Anau David Whitley discovers that Te Anau deserves more than a one night stand Wild Wheels Some of us cycle for the love of hills and some of us cycle to avoid them. Nelson/Tasman is the sunniest region of New Zealand's South Island with excellent routes for everyone... Tiki Tour Time Exploring some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s Māori cultural hotspots will take you off the beaten track. A New Christchurch A new creative movement is reshaping the city just two years after Christchurch was hit by devastating earthquakes. Snow Pilgramage Brindi Joy gets bang for her ski holiday buck. Wellington Weekender Cafés, cable cars, culture and clubs, are just a taste of the kiwi capital. 8 Islands Your Boss Will Hate Are you dreaming about island holidays at work? Stop dreaming and start packing your escape to one of these paradises. Fiji for Backpackers Fiji is not just for couples - find out what one single - ready to mingle - backpacker discovered in Fiji. Taste Testing New Zealand David Whitely sets out on a gastronomic journey to discover which New Zealand locations taste best. Prev North America Next Stopover - San Francisco Few places in the world are as famous as the Golden Gate, but San Francisco offers much more than just a shiny bridge... Portland, Oregon Louise Goldsbury takes to the weird side in Portland. Rocky Mountain High Straddling the Continental Divide, the Canadian Rockies are stunning and majestic, awe inspiring and just plain gorgeous. Crossing Canada There are 8351 kilometres of Canadian adventures on the train tracks from Vancouver to Halifax. Travelling on a Tune Di Caught took to the highway around the USA's music routes. Viva Vancouver Like a moth to the flame, Janet McGarry is drawn across the pacific to the glimmering lights of Vancouver, Canada. Aloha Hawaii Discover Four of Hawaii's Best Stopover Destinations. Go Canada Discover why Canada has long been the destination of choice for Australian working holiday makers. Battlefields Trips War has made its mark on the world landscape writes Shaney Hudson. Why Work in the USA? Kirra Loh shares her travel tales and experiences as an Aussie expat living in New York City. Stopover - Vancouver and Surrounds Vancouver is an attractive, relaxed, postcard perfect entry point to western Canada. USA by Train Discover how to make tracks across seven US states in only fifty-three hours. Stopover - Honolulu, Hawaii Hawaii is an adventurer's hotspot with hiking, snorkeling, surfing, kayaking and mountain biking... New York, New York Krispy Kreme donuts, yellow cabs and Starbucks coffee will forever be a part of New York. Pacific Mountains Canada Getting swept up in Canada’s beautiful Vancouver Island is easy... Polar Encounter Leanne Hudson visits Canada's polar bear capital of the world. Budget Big Apple Follow our guide to bagging the best bargins and saving big in New York.