Between where to go, what to do, and how to make it all happen, there’s a lot to think about when backpacking in Australia. A common question is definitely what to pack. It’s important to pack smart for Australia for three reasons: One: most backpackers are travelling for an extended period. Maybe you’ll be away … Continue reading Packing for Australia: five things to bring, five to leave
My name is Byron and I’ve backpacked across Australia, staying in fantastic hostels all along the way. I couldn’t believe it when I found out that Travellers Oasis, my favourite hostel, won the HOSCAR for Best Hostel in Australia… AGAIN! I’m taking over the blog today to find out more about how they’ve managed to … Continue reading Travellers Oasis wins best hostel in Australia again!
Happy new year from Travellers Oasis! Whether you welcomed the new year with fireworks down in Sydney or celebrated with us way up north in Cairns, do you have a new years resolution for 2019? How will you change for the better this year? We've got a list of the top 5 new years resolutions … Continue reading Top 5 New Years Resolutions, Australia-backpacker style
It’s Christmas time around the world, but if you’re a backpacker in Australia, this will be a Christmas unlike any you’ve had before! For most backpackers in December it’s chilly back in their home countries. Christmas normally means sitting in front of the fireplace with the family or dashing through the snow. If you feel … Continue reading How to celebrate Christmas as a backpacker in Australia
Not sure what to be this Halloween? Unless you've been carrying a tutu and mask in your backpack this whole time, you'll probably need to get creative. Here's some backpacker Halloween costume ideas that use materials that you probably already have, or can easily find last minute at the store. Grab some friends and get … Continue reading Backpacker Halloween Costume Ideas
Every week from Friday to Sunday, backpackers hit Rusty’s Markets to stock up on inexpensive fresh veggies from over 180 stalls. Here are a number of delicious hostel meals that are easy, require few ingredients, and are packed with veggies to try out at the Travellers Oasis hostel kitchen. Stir Fry This is one … Continue reading Healthy Hostel Meals for Your Market Veggies