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October 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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Australian Masters Games

2015 Australian Masters Games in Adelaide

For one week, Adelaide will become the location for over 55 different sporting competition as part of the Australian Masters Games.
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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

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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Australia - like a local

What’s happening around Oz? No matter where you are at the moment, there’s something great going on to get you in with the locals.
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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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Double Asia Arts Festivals

Get ready for a smashing feast of Asian arts, food, colour and events with Oz Asia Festival and Asia Fest in Adelaide from late September to early October.
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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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Have you been to our eco-certified hostels?

YHA loves being green! Relax at our stylish and modern Victorian eco-certified hostels, Apollo Bay Eco YHA and Grampians Eco YHA, with the knowledge your bed doesn’t cost the earth!
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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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Sleep for Peace

YHA hostels bring together thousands of travellers from more than 100 countries every year, inspiring connections amongst kindred spirits from a range of different backgrounds.
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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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Spring Specials with YHA

Melt away the winter blues with these great springtime deals! From the coast to land, there's something for everyone.
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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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The Ultimate Sport Expo

Discover your sport at the Ultimate Sport Expo in Melbourne this November.
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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 3 Urban Art Hostels

In Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, urban murals have been popping up everywhere, including at YHA - boasting the top 3 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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