Category Archives: Backpacking

Why We Love Winter In Manly

Written on June 30, 2017 at 10:33 am, by

Winter in Australia is the best kept secret, particularly in Sydney. With temperatures never really dropping below 8 °C it feels more like a mild European day, than mid winter. Despite the repatriation seasons bring Australians always seem slightly confused by the change in temperature and shocked that it has got slightly colder. But, don’t […]

How to Find Work in Australia

Written on April 14, 2017 at 10:30 am, by

So you’ve planned your trip to Australia, saved up the cash, booked flights and accommodation and organised your visa. All that’s left to do is find work and have the perfect balance between spending money and making money. As a backpacker there are loads of opportunities for work, especially in Manly – from bar jobs […]

Traveling – You’re not Lucky, You’re Brave

Written on April 13, 2017 at 10:30 am, by

Wherever you’re from in the world, whatever age you are, coming to a new country like Australia, to travel and work is a scary thing. Leaving everything you know behind, packing up your backpacker and saying goodbye to the people you love most in the world, is one hard task. Regardless of the fun you […]

Nude Swim in Sydney Anyone?

Written on April 12, 2017 at 10:30 am, by

Summer might be coming to an end, but the days are still hot enough for the beach and the water is the perfect temperature for a dip. But, if you fancy a change from the beautiful Manly Beach, why not make the most of the smaller crowds that we’re seeing at all the beaches across Sydney, and […]

5 Reasons to get up Early in Manly

Written on April 10, 2017 at 5:51 pm, by

Backpackers have a reputation of partying until the early hours of the morning, and then sleeping until the late afternoon. But, when you’re in Manly, there are so many great reasons to break the stereotype and wake up early. Whether it’s the crisp ocean air, the steady hum of joggers on the beach or the […]

Working Holiday Visa – Everything You Need to Know

Written on April 10, 2017 at 10:30 am, by

Traveling around Australia is a life changing experience. From the breathtaking landscapes, to the bustling cities, there is so much on offer. Not to mention the people you’ll meet along the way. The Working Holiday Visa allows you to work while you explore and there’s no better way to really experience a culture than staying that […]

Manly to The Blue Mountains

Written on April 4, 2017 at 10:30 am, by

When you’re traveling, you can find yourself staying in the same place for long periods of time. But being a backpacker isn’t always about drinking and partying, follow your sense of adventure and enjoy a day trip. Manly NSW, is the perfect location for exploring Sydney and the wider area of New South Wales. This weekend […]

Why You Should Travel Alone

Written on April 3, 2017 at 3:30 pm, by

Traveling isn’t about finding yourself – we all know you can do that anywhere. It is, however, about challenging yourself, experiencing new things, broadening your horizons and growing in confidence. With that in mind, there is one sure way to fast track all those experiences. That is to travel alone. Traveling alone, can be a daunting thought. […]

Downsize Your Backpack and Travel Light

Written on March 24, 2017 at 6:39 pm, by

Not all backpackers travel with backpacks. Now you can get those bags with the four wheels that glide effortlessly through airports – but, let’s face it, you can’t beat the satisfaction of traveling light. Imagine picking up your bag and flinging it carefreely over your shoulder. No more needing a lift to get it on […]

How to deal with backpacking challenges

Written on February 9, 2017 at 10:14 am, by

There’s no denying it, backpacking is one of the best things you’ll ever do. But, like all good things in life there can be challenges along the way. Whether it’s sleeping in the same room as a snoring stranger or missing your family, backpacking isn’t always easy – but it is definitely worth it! To help […]

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