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July 2016
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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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5 Types of People You'll Meet in a Hostel

5 Types of People You'll Meet in a Hostel

There are people that associate travel with phrases like luxury, room service, valet parking, and then there’s people like you!
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Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival

A festival of hand crafted beers and ciders, serious BBQ delights and live music awaits over three rockin' days in July!
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Adelaide Guitar Festival plus Guitars in Bars

Finger pickers, shredders, classical afficionados and flamenco wonders descend on Adelaide for four amazing nights of musical ecstasy.
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AFL Season at Adelaide Oval - March to September

The beautiful Adelaide Oval is the most central AFL Football Stadium in Australia and it has fast become a favourite of football fans in Adelaide and around the country.
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AFL Season in Melbourne

Football games are electrifying in Melbourne. You can't beat the atmosphere of 50,000 fans cheering their team on to victory!
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An Awesome Month Of Art In Adelaide

If you like your art everywhere and free, then it's time to head to Adelaide and beyond for SALA, the South Australian Living Artists Festival.
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AVCon: Adelaide's Anime and Video Game Festival

A weekend jam packed with Anime, Gaming, Cosplay and general geekdom will descend on Adelaide mid-July.
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Brisbane Ekka Festival 2016

Queensland's largest annual event is back! Held over 10 days from 5 - 14 August the Ekka will showcase the best of Queensland - don't miss it!
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Falls Festival in Fremantle

Fremantle is set to become the next awesome location for the ridiculously popular Falls Music Festival.
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Footy Weekend Deals

Footy fans rejoice! Following your favourite football team around the country just got easier with YHA Australia Footy Deals - in every city and covering your every need, making it more affordable.
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Fremantle Colonial Cottages - Now Open!

You can now enjoy a comfortable and memorable stay in the beautifully updated former Fremantle Women’s Prison warder’s cottages, built in the late 19th century.
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Perth Winter Arts Festival 2016

Be enthralled by performances of dance and literature, cabaret and film and so much more. Whatever your art vice is, you’ll find something to enjoy at the Winter Arts Festival.
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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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Revelation Perth International Film Festival

Get your popcorn ready film lovers. Revelation Perth International Film Festival is back for another year!
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Royal Adelaide Show Time

September is Show Time in Adelaide! We're talking rollercoasters and showbags, animals and cakes, big kids and children over two full weekends and every day in between.
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Take A Break To The City!

No matter where you are in Australia, YHA has some great city break accommodation deals - to suit any reason for a getaway!
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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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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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Whale Watching Season 2016

The great whale migration along Australia's coast is on again from July to November and YHA has plenty of places and even more great packages, to help you see these amazing mammals in their natural playground.
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Win a Double Pass to MIFF

The competition has now closed, thanks for all your great entries.
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