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#1/22
Rating:
4.8
(5 comments)
Destination: North Island
Escape the crowds on New Zealand's North Island and head east to discover rugged coastal scenery, deserted beaches, spectacular lakes and authentic Maori culture... read more »
#2/22
Rating:
5
(7 comments)
With its quirky charm, its inspirational captain and its captivating story, the Falla shows the Great Barrier Reef as it deserves to be seen.... read more »
#3/22
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Vivacious and vain, breezy and blithe, posing around its shimmering harbour. Sydney is a sun-kissed show-off with a whimsical grin... read more »
#4/22
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Destination: Sydney
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Gap Year
This guide is going out to those legions of skint backpackers Down Under, determined to make the most of their time in Sydney despite their shrinking wallets... read more »
#5/22
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Destination: Lautoka
Trip type: Beach, Gap Year, Nightlife
A holiday in Fiji tastes sweeter during Lautoka's annual Sugar Festival. Find out what else to do in Fiji's second city, where the locals sway to a Bollywood beat... read more »
#6/22
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Katoomba, Sydney, Manly
Just because you're visiting Sydney as a backpacker doesn't mean you can't do romantic dates - try these three ideas for amorous outings that won't break the bank... read more »
#7/22
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Venture to Australia’s Top End between April and October, and you can enjoy Darwin at its sunny, lively best, with everything from jumping crocodiles to didgeridoo drum 'n' bass... read more »
#8/22
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: New Zealand
Trip type: Adventure, Gap Year
With a fantastic network of budget accommodation, you're spoilt for choice for places to stay in New Zealand. From city centre hostels to remote beach houses, here are ten of the best bargains... read more »
#9/22
Rating:
4.333335
(7 comments)
Destination: Perth
Trip type: Beach, Gap Year
Hidden away from the outside world. Reachable only by crossing oceans, vast deserts or endless skies, Perth is a paradise far, far away... read more »
#10/22
Rating:
4.333335
(4 comments)
Destination: Tasmania
Australia's smallest state, Tasmania draws me back time after time to climb extinct volcanos, walk on deserted white beaches, visit waterfalls in pandanus groves and explore historic Hobart... read more »
#11/22
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Rarotonga
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Gap Year
Rarotonga may be a tiny dot in the South Pacific but it certainly packs a punch. Sublime snorkelling, rainforest hiking and Polynesian culture are all within reach in this Cook Islands paradise... read more »
#12/22
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Melbourne
Trip type: Gap Year, Winter Sun
If you are heading Down Under over the British winter then 1) I'm very jealous, and 2) Head to Melbourne! ... read more »
#13/22
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Join me as I leave the city’s bright lights behind and head to the dramatic Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, and one of Sydney's most beautiful, and most remote, hostels ... read more »
#14/22
Rating:
2.5
(4 comments)
Destination: New Zealand, Rotorua, Taupo
Trip type: Adventure, Gap Year, Spa
Things get pretty steamy in the area round Rotorua, a hotbed of geothermal activity on New Zealand’s North Island. And however impressive you expect it to be, the reality is even better... read more »
#15/22
Rating:
3
(3 comments)
Sydney to Perth on the Indian Pacific is one of the world's great rail journeys – 3,000 miles taking in vast deserts, mountain ranges, tiny ghost towns and some the finest cities you'll ever see.... read more »
#16/22
Rating:
3
(3 comments)
The Great Ocean Road in Victoria offers some of the most spectacular and iconic scenery in the world ... read more »
#17/22
Rating:
0
(0 comments)
Campervanning in New Zealand is the most flexible way to see the country's spectacular landscape, while combining your wheels, bedroom and dining room in one nifty package!... read more »
#18/22
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Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Wanaka
An extended holiday or a career change - whatever you choose, training to be a snowboard instructor will change your life. Here's how one person did it in Wanaka, New Zealand... read more »
#19/22
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Destination: Beachcomber Island
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Gap Year
Beachcomber Island in Fiji is one of those paradise islands that dreams are made of: golden sands, blue seas and a place where you would love to get castaway... read more »
#20/22
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Visit Alice Springs. Be surprised by the modern shops and streets… Be charmed by the larrikin humour… Be enlightened by Aboriginal culture… Be enchanted by majestic Uluru…... read more »
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