Perth is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It has a country feel with all the benefits of being a large city. It has amazing beaches and is a gateway for all that Western Australia has to offer. It has a great nightlife for those that like to party or for anyone wanting to see the real Australia it has some breathtaking scenery and wildlife. For those after a more leisurely experience of coffee, shopping and R & R then Subiaco is a great little suburb for just that with the feel of an arty, hippie town but right in the middle of the city. One thing can be said for Perth and that is that it is unlike any other city in Australia.

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Billabong Backpackers

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Billabong Backpackers

Safe, clean, spacious rooms with great facilities. Close to Northbridge nightlife, Beaufort Street cafe strip & centre of Perth. Beautiful swimming pool.

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Confessions of a backpacker: Sex, Drugs and Flashpacking

When I arrived in Byron Bay – I had been told to stay at The Arts Factory Lodge as it is a true hippy hostel and that is what Byron Bay

Some of the Best Australian movies of all time

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Some of the Best Australian movies of all time

Sitting at home watching Oprah in my lunch break today and an Aussie guy came on. To my shock they actually subtitled him! SUBTITLED! He was the CEO of a

Falling in love with Australia

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Falling in love with Australia

Such a commonly used phrase: "I've fallen in love with that country!". And somehow it is used even more by people that have been to Australia. But what is it

Top Five Best Value Activities in Australia

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Top Five Best Value Activities in Australia

Just like the Top 5 best value activities in New Zealand finding the best value activities in Australia is tough as there is just so much to do and explore.

Top Five Famous Convicts transported to Australia

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Top Five Famous Convicts transported to Australia

This article may be a bit controversial but it's a common topic of conversation amongst backpackers and travellers that Australians are all convicts! It is no secret that Australia was

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3 stereotypes Australian's hate

If you're travelling around Australia, no doubt you would have had your pre-conceptions about the wonderful Aussies. However, there are a few phrases and stereotypes of Australians that not all

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Tips for long bus rides

Working in a backpackers hostel, I see people arrive after very long bus rides. Normally they arrive tired and a bit grumpy and bored, but occasionally some of them arrive

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Why Kiwis and Australians love RUGBY!

Well, I thought it would be suitable for me to write about the eternal flame and passion shared back and forth between both Kiwis (New Zealanders) and Strayans (Australians) when

Before You Go | Australia Checklist

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Before You Go | Australia Checklist

Whether visiting Australia on a work visa or tourist visa here a few bits and bobs to get you on your way: For more details about work visas, tax numbers

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