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November 2015
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10 Best Hostel Views

Champagne views on a beer budget? Here are the Top 10 YHAs with the best views of the Land Down Under.
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Must-See Spots in Melbourne

10 Must-See Outdoor Spots in Melbourne

Melbourne is known for laneway bars, cafes and restaurants. But a trip to the world’s most liveable city just isn't complete without visiting some of these outdoor wonders.
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15 Signs You Were Born To Travel

Some people were simply put on this earth to travel. Are you one of them?
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Melbourne Cheap Eats

20 Melbourne Cheap Eats Under $10

You don't need a stash of cash to eat well in Melbourne. Backpackers rejoice - here are our pick of 20 cheap eats, all under $10!
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Stay Anywhere From $27/Night

Travelling for 10 days or more? Buy a YHA ePack and save!
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Aussie Spring Specials

Aussie Spring Specials

While you’re exploring our great country, why not take advantage of these specially selected specials – just in time for spring!
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Brisbane Cheap Eats

Best Cheap Eats Near Brisbane City YHA

One of the questions we most get asked by guests is where they can find a cheap meal near the hostel. So we asked the people who know best – the local YHA staff!
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Best Cheap Eats Near Sydney Central YHA

First-timers to Sydney may be surprised to discover a good, cheap meal can be hard to find. Here we've compiled 8 of the best cheap eats near Sydney Central YHA. ~noms~
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Best YHA Hostels in Australia

Did your favourite hostel make the list of best YHAs in Australia?
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Choose Your Own Adventure - Great Ocean Road

If you like the freedom to do things your way, you're going to love our new Choose Your Own Adventure packs! Ready for some Great Ocean Road awesomeness? Then read on >
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Explore Australia with YHA

Looking to get off the beaten track? You can now book ‘Explore’ properties at These properties are in unique, harder to get to places such as Norfolk Island and the Flinders Ranges.
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Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2016

Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2016

Lonely Planet's experts have trekked the globe to select the best countries and cities to visit in 2016. Guess who nabbed a Top 10 spot?
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Ocean Adventures

Get on, in or close to the Ocean with these fantastic YHA deals, guaranteed to inspire you to hit the coast and make the most of our amazing beaches and experiences
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Rent-a-YHA All To Yourself

It’s perfect for family reunions, special events, or just an excuse to get a group of friends away together.
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Seafood, Adventure, Port Lincoln

You’ll be spoilt for choice in the adventure AND seafood capital of Australia – Port Lincoln.
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Southern Australia Summer Tunes

Southern Australia is celebrating summer with good tunes and good times. Don’t miss a beat!
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Spotify's Musical Map - Music To Travel To

Explore Spotify's new Musical Map to hear playlists from around the world.
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Summer of Test Cricket

A six-test home summer will see history made in Adelaide while Test cricket returns to Hobart, Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
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Top 10 Uni Break Ideas

Don't just stay at home to binge watch TV shows and waste your holiday away, get out and see more of Australia with our great deals!
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Top 4 Urban Art Hostels

In Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, urban murals have been popping up everywhere, including at YHA - boasting the top 4 urban art hostels in Australia.
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Top 5 Oz Experiences

You haven't really seen Australia unless you have ticked all of these unique experiences off the list. What are you waiting for?
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Working Holidays in Australia

Top Tips for Working Holiday Makers

There are many different things to consider when planning a working holiday in Australia. Here’s some details on the most common questions YHA is asked.
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