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Top 5 Aussie Landmarks

Top 5 Aussie Landmarks

If you’re one of those people who has a picture of themselves pushing against the Leaning Tower of... Find out more


Top 5 Aussie Landmarks

If you’re one of those people who has a picture of themselves pushing against the Leaning Tower of... Read More

Top 10 Extreme Sports (and where you can try them)

Looking for your next adrenalin fix? You’re in the right place for it. Australia and New... Read More

Strike Gold

Still recovering from your World Cup fever hangover? Start frothing over the HSBC Sevens World... Read More

Top 5 Flashpacking Tours

We know you’re fed up with ice-cold showers, dirty dorms and a diet of nothing but banana... Read More

New Zealand

Queenstown's Shotover Jet ride rated in top 19 in the world

Queenstown’s world-famous jet boat thrill Shotover Jet has been rated amongst the best in the... Read More

Travel guide: Lake Taupo

Get a bird’s eye view of New Zealand’s largest lake before sailing on it, biking around it, and... Read More

Voting is open for the GBAs

The 2014 Golden Backpack Awards are now open Read More

Get your nominations in for this year’s Golden Backpack Awards

The Golden Backpack Awards have been recognising excellence in the Australian adventure travel... Read More

Our favourites

South Pacific

Found in Fiji: Good surf and snorkel spots and warm-hearted locals

I’d heard many travellers’ tales about Fiji. The majority had echoed the typical backpacker... Read More

We Were Warriors: Taveuni Fiji

We bypass the cocktails, coconuts and world-class diving to investigate the fertile island of... Read More

Holiday on the beach islands of Samoa: Where the body art is as eye-popping as the scenery

The man whimpers as he is dragged into the Pacific, screaming as the salty water laps at his red,... Read More

Shark tales: diving with beasts in Fiji

Fiji might be famous for its perfect beaches, but it also boasts some of the most exciting... Read More

Rest of the world

August's travel diary: the dates you need to know

Travelling the world? Need some dates for your diary? Look no further... Read More

August's travel review: what's new around the world

Tour the Vatican minus the crowds, new surf camp in Byron Bay, whale watching season, adrenaline... Read More

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano could threaten air traffic

What is it with Icelandic volcanoes? Remember the one in 2010 with unpronounceable name? It grounded... Read More

40 tourist scams to watch out for this summer

Even if you're a seasoned traveller, you'd do well to read this... Read More