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Australia


Campervan round Cairns: Youth Drive Campaign

As part of the Youth Drive Campaign from Tourism Tropical North Queensland we sent our writer Rory... Read More

Golden Backpacks 2014: New South Wales 'Best Accommodation' finalists

Hundreds of thousands of backpackers flock to Australian shores every year, but with plenty of... Read More

Golden Backpacks 2014: Western Australia 'Best Accommodation' finalists

Hundreds of thousands of backpackers flock to Australian shores every year, but with plenty of... Read More

Golden Backpacks 2014: Australia's 'Best Transport Provider' finalists

So you've landed in Oz but you aren't sure how to get around. These travel providers come... Read More

New Zealand


Golden Backpacks 2014: 'Best Backpacker Night' New Zealand finalists

Okay, let's get something straight - backpacker bars rule. It's a fact and these come... Read More

Golden Backpacks 2014: New Zealand's Best Visitor Attraction

Meet the finalists for 'Best Visitor Attraction - New Zealand' at this year's Golden... Read More

Golden Backpacks 2014: 'Best Accommodation' New Zealand

Hundreds of thousands of backpackers flock to New Zealand every year, and with plenty of budget... Read More

Golden Backpacks 2014: 'Best Large Travel Agent' New Zealand finalists

What's the quickest way to find a good travel agent? Easy. Click here. Read More

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South Pacific


5 things you forget to unbackpack

After you get home from a trip away, how soon do you unpack your backpack? And what do you forget to... Read More

Two Burmese men admit to Brit tourist murders and rape

Two Burmese men admit to Brit tourist murders and rape Read More

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

Rest of the world


Australian nurse in Ebola quarantine in Cairns

A woman who has been working as a nurse in Sierra Leone is being held in quarantine in Cairns... Read More

Aus Foreign Minister’s kidnap warning to travellers

Australia’s Foreign Affairs Minister today (Tuesday) urged Australians to carefully consider their... Read More

5 things you forget to unbackpack

After you get home from a trip away, how soon do you unpack your backpack? And what do you forget to... Read More

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

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

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