Female Traveller in Shower

This is how Easy it is to Get Laid in a Hostel

My name is Marco, I am a backpacker from Italy and this is my hostel life story. This one happened in Cairns, Australia. I spent 2 months in the outback somewhere between Melbourne and Cairns....
Complete guide to claim your Australian Superannuation back

How to Claim your Australian Superannuation Back? – Complete Guide

Have you worked in Australia during your Work and Travel stay? Are you leaving Australia? Then you are entitled to claim your Superannuation back because you are not going to receive your pension from...
Superannuation in Australia - It is Your Money

Superannuation in Australia – Everything you Need to Know

Every employer has to pay the Superannuation in Australia for its employees. This "super" is the pension fund for when you retire. The employer is required to pay Superannuation if the employee earns at least...
Never run our of mobile data in Australia

The Best Pre-Paid Mobile Offers in Australia [INSIDER-TIP]

One of the first things you want to do when you arrived in Australia, is to get an Australian phone number. It's difficult to find the best option among all the providers. But don't...
How to apply for the Australian Tax File Number - step-by-step

How to Get an Australian Tax File Number [SCREENSHOTS]

If you are on a Working Holiday Visa in Australia, you should apply for a Tax File Number (TFN) as soon as possible. This should be the first thing you sort out in Australia,...
Bank with National Australia Bank (NAB)

What is the Best Australian Bank Account for Backpackers? NAB!

If you go to Australia on a Working Holiday you have to open a bank account in order to receive money. By having a bank account in Australia you also cut down fees of...
Sleep for free in your van at the Gold Coast

Gold Coast: Ultimate Places to Camp for Free in your Car [MAP]

Are you travelling to the Gold Coast and want to sleep for free in your car? We are collecting the best free camping spots around Australia. With our guides you can easily find a...
Find free camping spots to sleep overnight in Byron Bay

Byron Bay: The Best Free Camping Spots [with map]

Are you travelling by car in Australia and you are looking for free camping spots where you can also sleep in your car in Byron Bay? We are publishing camping spots in Australia, where...
Are you paying for your fines in Australia?

This is Why I am Never Going to Pay a Traffic Fine in Australia

Even if I risk to be hated by many fellow backpackers I feel the urge to publish my strong feelings about traffic fines for backpackers in Australia. I am not putting my name under...
Two people getting it on in a hostel

Backpacker Tells how he Ended up in a Hostel-Threesome

It seemed to be a particular quiet night at a hostel in Sydney. I was still hangover from the day before and didn't feel like drinking Goon again - I actually promised myself to...
Park and sleep in style in your van in Melbourne

Free Parking Spots in Melbourne to Sleep in Your Car [with map]

Are looking to park your car in Melbourne and maybe to even sleep in your car for free? Awesome! We help you to spare the insanely expensive parking costs in Melbourne. In exchange we hope you...
Where are the boundaries of hostel love?

Swedish Girl Shares her Naughty Hostel Experience in Melbourne

How do travellers deal with the fact, that they meet nice, beautiful and attractive people from all over the world without having the space (or money) for some privacy? We all have some crazy...
Sleep for free in your car

Best Places in Sydney to Sleep for Free in Your Car

This is the backpacker's daily nightmare, if you are travelling by car. You arrive in Sydney and you don't know where to stay over night, where you can go for a shower or if...
Free backpackers from handcuffs on farms!

Help Backpackers and Share your Experiences of Farm Jobs in Australia and New Zealand

***This is super exciting news for everyone who is or was on a Working Holiday Visa in Australia or New Zealand!*** Unfortunately backpackers are often being ripped off, not paid or treated fairly when working...
Dream beaches in Cape Tribulation

You have to see these places around Cairns

Cairns has more to offer than the Great Barrier Reef. If you have a car available, it is easy to explore the rainforest in small towns in the area. If you would like to...
Speeding tickets and parking fines in Australia

Traffic Fines, Parking and Speeding Tickets in Australia – To Pay or Not to...

The fines for traffic violations and speeding tickets are very high in Australia, and they quickly amount to hundreds of dollars. This is why under backpackers the question arises again and again, which consequences...
Could the agricultural industry of Australia survive without backpackers?

How Important is the Working Holiday Program for Australia really?

How many Working Holiday Visas does Australia issue every year? How important is the Work and Travel Program for the Australian economy? And how many billions of dollars do backpackers spend in Australia? After the Australian government has...
Do not be afraid to travel alone

11 Reasons not to be Afraid to Travel Alone

The decision to travel alone is not easy to take, especially when it is the first time. After having done so, we even prefer to travel alone than in a group. And by that...
Find your best return flight from Australia

Return Flights from Australia: Insider-Tips from Experienced Travellers

We have dealt extensively about what is the best way to book a flight out of Australia. Especially on long journeys with open end, the return flight is a complicated issue. Usually you have no idea...
The DKB credit card is the perfect choice for travelers

10 Reasons for the DKB-Card on a Trip – More than Free Money Withdrawal

Withdrawing money abroad can be costly - up to 5 Euros per transaction. This has changed with the DKB credit card. Now we are able to withdraw money abroad free of charge. We always recommend...
When are flights to Australia particularly cheap?

When is the Best Time to Book Cheap Flights to Australia?

When do you find the cheapest flights to Australia? How far in advance should I book to get the cheapest flights to Down Under? And on which day are flights to Australia particularly cheap? These questions...
Book cheap flights to Australia

How to Find and Book Cheap Flights to Australia

Cheap flights to Australia are very rare. This is why you should invest some time in the search for flights. If you book your trip via a travel agency, which offers Working Holiday programs,...
Suggestions of books to be read on an Australian trip

Must-Read Books for an Australian Trip – Perfect as a Gift

Are you planning your Australian adventure or do you know someone who is traveling to Australia soon? We have picked the best books about Australia, which are entertaining and ideal as a travel preparation...
X-Ray of Chest for the Health Examination Working Holiday Visa Australia

Everything about the Health Examination for the Working Holiday Visa Australia

A health examination is only required for the Working Holiday Visa in rare exceptions. For example, if you want to work in a hospital, or with children (for instance at a school), or if there are...
Second Year Working Holiday Visa for Australia

All you Need to Know about the 2nd Year Working Holiday Visa Australia

You may receive the 2nd year Working Holiday Visa for Australia under certain conditions. Working holiday makers who have performed a certain job, for at least 3 months (88 days) and in a qualified...
How to apply for the Working Holiday Visa Australia - Step 1

How to Apply for the Working Holiday Visa for Australia

The application for the Australian Working Holiday Visa is super easy to do with this guide and the screenshots below. Travel agencies often try to convince potential customers to buy one of their packages,...
Passport for the Working Holiday Visa for Australia

All Requirements to Obtain the Australian Working Holiday Visa

The Working Holiday Visa for Australia entitles you to live and work temporarily in Australia. The visa is valid for one year from the date of entry, but you can extended it under certain circumstances...
The complete do-it-yourself Working Holiday Guide Australia

11 Reasons to Organize your Working Holiday in Australia Yourself

Online forums are full of questions: Should you organize the Working Holiday in Australia yourself? Or should you hire a travel agency that organizes the trip for you? How to apply for the Working Holiday...