Famous for its gorgeous beaches and world class surfing, Australia’s Gold Coast is one of the country’s greatest gems. Set along the Pacific Ocean, this iconic region spans 57 kilometers (35 miles) of coastline. From tropical rainforests to foodie delights to cool markets to heart-stopping amusement parks, the Gold Coast has something for everyone. Ready…

With flawless weather and incredible natural beauty, Brisbane is a must-see city. Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and lush national parks, this Aussie city has it all. The capital of Queensland, Brisbane is the third largest city in Australia and it is the heart of culture, art, food, and history in northeastern Australia. Here are…

Dubbed the gateway to Australia’s glorious Red Centre, Alice Springs, or just ‘Alice’ as it is affectionately known, has been a popular pit stop for those venturing into the likes of Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon. The seemingly small and remote area is the second largest town in the Northern Territory, following closely after…

Australia is one of the most remote countries in the world and, ironically, one of the most popular places to visit, especially among backpackers and budget travelers. Because of its distance from the US, not many Americans tend to visit Australia. The flights are long and expensive, and when you only have a few weeks…

I love Australia. It’s one of my favorite countries in the world. I’ve been going for over a decade and have crossed the country more times than I’ve criss-crossed my own. I’ve stayed in countless hostels throught Australia and, today, want to share some of my favorites.Base St. Kilda (Melbourne)Base is like the McDonald’s of…