Category Archives: What’s On

January – What’s on

Written on January 5, 2018 at 10:55 am, by

2018 is here and summer never looked so beautiful. Check out the list of awesome Free things to do this month. 5th Jan – 28th Jan: FREE pop up Swimming Pools in Hyde Park. Find out more here. 5th Jan – 28th Jan: FREE Glitterbox. As part of Sydney Festival you get your chance to […]

July – What’s on

Written on July 1, 2017 at 1:15 pm, by

With winter in full swing and the hostel buzzing with guests, it’s time to enjoy everything that Sydney has to offer. Check out what’s on this month below. Saturday 1 July – Meet Me in The Cross: July is the perfect time of year to get out of the hostel, leave Manly, and head to […]

Top 5 Bars in Manly

Written on April 7, 2017 at 10:30 am, by

Manly has a great night life, from little bars to big pubs there is something for everyone. Whether you are keen for a few beers after work or a big night out Manly can cater for you. Check out our top 5 Bars in Manly below: 1) Hotel Steyene – This has to be the favorite […]

April – What’s On

Written on April 5, 2017 at 11:13 am, by

Manly is amazing, we’re all agreed. However, with Sydney just a short ferry ride away, it’s worth knowing what’s going on across the harbour. Sydney is bustling with exciting things to do, and as a backpacker, it’s your duty to enjoy as much as you possibly can. Check out what’s on this April and make the […]

5 Things to do on a Rainy Day in Sydney

Written on March 23, 2017 at 5:28 pm, by

Come rain or shine, our love for Sydney is unwavering! However, even we have to admit, there’s been a lot more rain than shine recently. But, regardless of the whether Sydney really is a place like no other, so grab your raincoat and get out and about – there’s so much to see and after all that’s what […]

5 Awesome Coffee Shops in Manly

Written on March 9, 2017 at 3:34 pm, by

There’s so much more to Manly than hitting the beach. Yes, yes, Manly Beach is pretty great, but did you know there’s some awesome coffee shops hidden just off the obvious route – all you have to do is explore. However, with the recent opening of Starbucks on the corner of the main pedestrian walkway, […]

Who’s Who at The Australian Open of Surfing

Written on February 28, 2017 at 11:48 am, by

With the Australian Open of Surfing well under way on the Beach, there’s no doubt the vibe in Manly is sizzling. Manly is now fuller than ever, overflowing with beautiful people. There’s no denying it was pretty full before the Surf Open, but now it looks like we’re hanging out in an Abercrombie and Fitch […]

The Australian Open of Surfing – The Unofficial Guide

Written on February 21, 2017 at 4:54 pm, by

The Australian Open of Surfing isn’t just a celebration of surfing, it’s a celebration of Manly and all the things that make it great. The beautiful beach, the awesome surf and don’t forget the night life. Oh, and did we mention – some very attractive people in swimwear! From 25 February to 5 March, Manly swells […]

Top 5 FREE things to do in Manly

Written on October 14, 2016 at 8:01 am, by

You’ve got to admit it, Manly is one of the greatest places on earth! But, with so much to do, it can be hard to know where to start when it comes to making the most of your time here. Don’t worry, as always, we’ve got your back. Check out our Top 5 Things to do for […]

Cheap Eats in Manly

Written on October 2, 2016 at 2:35 pm, by

So your budget’s looking a little sad – but you’re in Manly, and you’ve got to eat right? That’s why we’ve put together this awesome list of weekly deals on eating out. Pretty much everywhere in Manly will have a deal one night of the week and we’ve tried them all (it was tough) and put together […]