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We’re travellers we love to talk. About our adventures, our mistakes, the cities we love, the things you should know and any kind of travel ramblings.

Check out the blogs below, watch a few videos and then ask us some questions based on your travel needs.

WORKING HOLIDAY INFO & TIPS

88 Days Of Regional Work In Australia

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Why Are North Americans Now Travelling To Australia?

Why are young Canadians and Americans now travelling to Australia? The things you know about Australia; it’s a long way, it’s hot and it has a few dangerous animals but you needn’t worry, Crocodile Dundee will look after that. A … Read More

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Why Travel To Australia?

You want to go travelling, but why Australia? You’ve been thinking about it for a while. Your friends have done it, you’ve heard the stories and seen the Insta games improved. It’s the perfect time for you to go travelling … Read More

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MELBOURNE AND BEYOND

Why Melbourne Is A Great Place To Work On Your Gap Year

You may have guessed it already, but we really love Melbourne and everything it has to offer. We’ve written a blog on why it’s such a good place to start your travels, but why is it such a great place … Read More

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6 Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow If You’re Coming To Melbourne

Instagram! We love it Whether you are looking up a destination you’re about to travel to, stalking your favourite travel blogger on Insta stories or scrolling constantly through #wanderlust, there’s no hiding from the fact that Instagram is a great … Read More

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Mornington Peninsula | The Most Underrated Place In Australia?

Mornington Peninsula has everything you could ask for – breathtaking views, secluded beaches and wine and it is just one hour from the worlds most liveable city Melbourne, Australia.  I WANT FREE TRAVEL ADVICE CLICK HERE YOU MAY ALSO LIKE … Read More

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BACKPACKER BUDGETING

The Minimum Wage In Australia Is Lit 🔥 For Working Holiday Visa Makers

Wherever you are in the world I can promise you I know the most stressful part of travelling, 100% of the time, without a doubt. MONEY. I mean packing and the actual travelling (overnight buses, sleeping in airports, hitchhiking) part … Read More

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How To Save For Your Travels In Australia

Backpacker Economics: Saving Tips For Your Big Trip…. You’ve booked your flights, you’ve bought your journal and you’ve started writing your bucket list for your travelling adventure. It’s then that that’s it hits you, ‘THIS IS REAL AND I NEED … Read More

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Backpacker Date Night Ideas | Melbourne

TOP 5 BACKPACKING DATE NIGHTS IN MELBOURNE So you’ve made eye contact across the free breakfast, engaged in lackluster conversation when entering the dorm and now you’ve even passed each other in the corridor. The time is now- ask them … Read More

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ALL BLOGS

Why Travel To Australia?

You want to go travelling, but why Australia? You’ve been thinking about it for a while. Your friends have done it, you’ve heard the stories and seen the Insta games improved. It’s the perfect time for you to go travelling

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WTF Is A Travel Community Manager?

WTF is a Travel Community Manager?!? Something we pride ourselves at Welcome To Travel is in depth, personalised and genuine customer service to each and every customer. A big part of this service is about life after the 8-day and

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Why Do A Welcome Week In Australia?

‘I’m going to Australia, but how do I actually start my adventure?’ This is the conundrum for many a traveller. The flights are booked, the visa secured, but what does that first week look like? Travelling Australia is different to

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Things Never Said In Thailand

WE FOLLOWED UP A HIT! After out first video ‘Things Never Said By Backpackers’ went crazy we kept getting asked to do a follow up. Fortunately we had already written this and had a flight booked to Thailand, but there a

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Things Never Said By Backpackers

Things Got A Little Crazy After Uploading This! In just 7 days this video about backpacking and specifically staying in hostels we reached over 5 million views! SAY WHAAAAAAT! It is great to know that all of our hostel and

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4 Great Sydney Hostels

Over the last decade specifically, hostels have had to evolve and change with the times.  Hotels are cheaper, AirBnB is a thing and it’s a competitive world. That’s without mentioning there’s also a lot more hostels in general. …  Cleanliness

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Phillip Island: The Hidden Gem Of Australia

Phillip Island: Australia’s Little Known Gem Just 2 hours South of Melbourne, Phillip Island is a truly beautiful part of the world. It’s got stunning beaches, wildlife in abundance and incredible surf coast yet to those overseas, Phillip Island is

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4 Travel Bloggers That Piss Us Off

Travel Blogging: a 21st Century Millennial lifestyle and Gen Z must. It seems every person and their dog is either an Instgrammer, vlogger or blogger in travel. So here is a list of 4 bloggers that really piss me off.

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How To Save For Your Travels In Australia

Backpacker Economics: Saving Tips For Your Big Trip…. You’ve booked your flights, you’ve bought your journal and you’ve started writing your bucket list for your travelling adventure. It’s then that that’s it hits you, ‘THIS IS REAL AND I NEED

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Top 5 Hostels In Melbourne

Melbourne Metro YHA  So we often get stuck in the centre or the beach suburb of a City and there’s nothing wrong with that, it makes things easy to get to and it’s just nice to be by the beach-we’re

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Backpacker Date Night Ideas | Melbourne

TOP 5 BACKPACKING DATE NIGHTS IN MELBOURNE So you’ve made eye contact across the free breakfast, engaged in lackluster conversation when entering the dorm and now you’ve even passed each other in the corridor. The time is now- ask them

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5 Riverside Gems | Welcome To Travel: Melbourne

5 RIVERSIDE GEMS IN MELBOURNE Melbourne has the famous Yarra River winding through the city, thus creating endless opportunities for spectacular restaurant, bar, café and even nightclub locations. Here are a few of our uniquely located favourites. Riverland Literally hidden

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5 Best Beach View Spots | Melbourne

As a Brit that now lives in Australia, there’s something that makes me feel lucky every summer. EVERY SINGLE SUMMER. It’s not just the fact it’s warm, we know Melbourne is warmer than Yorkshire (slightly), but it’s actually the sensation

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6 Cheap (But Great) Nights Out In Melbourne

When you’re travelling you will end up socialising more than normal. You’re constantly meeting new people, making friends and experiencing new places meaning every night seems like your first or last in that town, so what better way to celebrate

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