Australia Solo Travel

Best Solo Driving Tips for the first time traveller in Australia

Best Solo Driving Tips for the first time traveller in Australia

No trip is complete without a road trip in Australia. If you are planning to travel alone around Australia, solo driving is likely not to be one of the things to tick off your bucket list. In fact too many first time travellers do not fancy the idea of going on road trips . While […]

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Best ways to travel solo at fifty plus

Best ways to travel solo at fifty plus

Written by on October 14, 2016 in Australia Solo Travel, Australia Tours with 0 Comments

If you would like to travel solo and are in your fifties, this is probably the right time to seriously consider it and take the plunge. Like Connie – who travelled alone at 63 – it’s never too late to start travelling solo! Over the past 10-15 years we have been witnessing a cultural change […]

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Running Across the Outback – The dream of a lifetime

Running Across the Outback – The dream of a lifetime

This week I made a special encounter! I met on the web Michele Evangelisti, who told me about his upcoming running adventure. He will be running across the Outback Australia – from Darwin to Adelaide – in less than 50 days! Michele Evangelisti is a well-known runner who has completed – and won – various […]

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All you need to know about House Sitting Jobs in Australia

All you need to know about House Sitting Jobs in Australia

House Sitting in Australia is becoming a hot topic among international travellers and locals alike. Indeed there is an increasing demand of house sits, because of the many benefits offered to both parties: home owners and house sitters. Home owners can travel longer with peace of mind, by leaving their house and beloved pets in […]

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What it’s like Traveling Solo in Australia at 63

What it’s like Traveling Solo in Australia at 63

A Guest Post by Connie Ottmann After a couple of years of deep contemplation, I decided that I was tired of living a life of quiet desperation. So after 18 years of teaching English at a public high school, I took my retirement (probably not the best idea financially) and set myself free. Free to […]

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8 Tips for the Solo Traveller to Australia

8 Tips for the Solo Traveller to Australia

Written by on February 28, 2016 in Australia Solo Travel, Getting Around Australia with 11 Comments

In 10 years of Solo Travels in Australia I have experienced land Down Under as a solo traveller and have learnt what works and what doesn’t. I  know how important it is to be well prepared and have a thought-out travel plan. Australia is an expensive country and the cost of travelling Australia can have […]

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My Stay at Fremantle Prison YHA Hostel

My Stay at Fremantle Prison YHA Hostel

Fremantle Prison YHA is the new entry in the Western Australia YHA hostels’ family. This YHA hostel opened to the public in March 2015 and is located in the World Heritage listed Fremantle Prison building which has been converted into a top-notch budget accommodation for solo travellers and families alike. In July this year I […]

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Highlights from one year Travelling Alone in Australia

Highlights from one year Travelling Alone in Australia

A few days ago I took a moment to answer some questions for an interview. While browsing through photos and memories of my first solo travels in Australia I realised that 11 years have gone by. And by doing the math, it totals to nearly 18 months spent travelling alone in Australia! From September 2014 […]

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12 Tips for successful House Sitting in Australia

12 Tips for successful House Sitting in Australia

How to become a successful House Sitter House sitting can be a great way of keeping the the cost of travelling in Australia to a minimum. This implies taking care of a house and pets while the home owners are away on their travels. In few words it means having a home for yourself and […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Long Term Travel in Australia

The Ultimate Guide to Long Term Travel in Australia

Thinking of long term travel in Australia? Thinking of long term travel in Australia may sound daunting, unrealistic and overly expensive. In fact being land Down Under an expensive destination the cost of travelling Australia on a longer term than the common three or four weeks, can become exhorbitant and have a huge drain on […]

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