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May 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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Ski Thredbo - Bookings Open Now

Don't miss out on a fun and budget snow holiday this ski season!
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Student Breaks

5 Cheap Study Breaks for Adelaide Students

Re-energise those study brain cells with an easy weekend away - just hop on a bus, hop in the car or grab a cheap flight and you're there!
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Study Break Ideas in Brisbane

5 Cheap Study Breaks for Brisbane Students

If you’ve come halfway across the world to study in Brisbane, make sure you don’t spend all your free time hitting the books! Here's a list of 5 things to do on your uni break.
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5 Cheap Study Breaks for Canberra Students

So many free and cheap things to see and do in and around Canberra, you'll never get bored!
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5 Cheap Study Breaks for Gold Coast Students

Surfing, bush walking, roller coasters, oh and of course, don’t forget a little study too!
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5 Cheap Study Breaks for Melbourne Students

Just because you're studying Melbourne doesn't mean you should stay indoors studying. Get out there and see Melbourne!
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5 Cheap Study Breaks for Students in the Tropics

If you’ve managed to score a placement at one of North Queensland’s universities, lucky you, you’re studying in paradise!
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5 Cheap Study Breaks for Sydney Students

Living and studying in Sydney means you are surrounded by wonderful places you can easily getaway to (on a budget too), lucky you!
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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 Cabaret Festival 2016

Sing, dance and laugh when the Adelaide Cabaret Festival comes to town.
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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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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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Banff Mountain Film Festival

Think death-defying climbs, beautiful vistas and of course, stunning mountains when the Banff Mountain Film Festival arrives.
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Blue Mountains Yulefest Deal

Blue Mountains YHA is tempting you out of hibernation and offering some mid-year cheer with this cool Yulefest deal to celebrate Christmas in July.
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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 Comedy Festival

A lot of VERY funny people are going to descend upon Perth for three weeks of chortles, snortles and giggle fests. Are you ready?
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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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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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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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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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Thredbo Summer Deals

Ski season doesn't return till June but the Snowy Mountains has so much to offer in summer, take advantage of our Thredbo summer deals before it's covered in snow again.
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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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Vivid Sydney Accommodation Package

Vivid Sydney returns on 27 May 2016 for the biggest international music, art and light festival in the Southern Hemisphere, and Sydney Harbour YHA has the best views and accommodation deals in town!
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