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July – What’s on

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 […]

Why We Love Winter In Manly

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

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

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?

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 […]

Working Holiday Visa – Everything You Need to Know

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 […]

April – What’s On

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 […]

Manly to The Blue Mountains

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

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. […]

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