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6 Reasons Why you Need to Visit Sydney

Sydney has long been a backpacker favourite, and if you’ve ever visited, it’s easy to see why. However, Sydney has way more appeal that than sand, surf and sun, although lying on the beach whiling the day away is hard to beat. Sydney is truly a city no backpacker should miss, (more…)  

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Sydney’s Best Budget New Years Eve

New Years Eve is one of the biggest parties on the calendar, but this doesn’t mean it has to be the most expensive! It’s totally possible to live it up and party with friends on a shoestring budget in Sydney, which has some of the best New Years Eve fireworks in (more…)  

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Big Changes To Working Holiday Visa Rules

Tax savings, reduced costs and age extensions As of January 2017, there will be significant changes to the Working Holiday Visa regulations which will impact both people looking to enter the country, and those already in Australia. The changes have officially been approved by the Government. Scott Morrison MP, (more…)  

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10 of Sydney’s Best Cheap Eats for Under $10

In Sydney it’s easy to tantalise your tastebuds when on a tight budget. With plenty of food trucks, markets, takeaway hotspots and restaurants, there’s a plethora of food options that are insanely delicious – without the fine dining price tag. If you’re keen to curb those hunger cravings (more…)  

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A Weekend At Thredbo With OZ Snow

Maze Backpackers’ receptionist, Alberto, took a tour with Oz Snow to Thredbo recently. Read all about his experience, and if you’d like to go on a trip yourself, speak to one of our staff members! As I headed for Central Station on Friday, I was filled with anticipation; (more…)  

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An Animal Lover’s Guide to Sydney

Australia has some of the most unique wildlife in the world. From cuddly koalas to the kangaroos and emus, there are so many interesting animals to see when visiting the Land Down Under. And it’s not just the cute and cuddly that puts Aussie animals on the tourist (more…)  

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6 of the Best Places to Go Snorkelling in Sydney

It might be the surfing beaches like Bondi and Coogee that get all the attention, but Sydney is actually an incredible place to go snorkelling. There are so many places to snorkel in Sydney and even most of the locals are blissfully unaware of them! Whether you’re an (more…)  

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Sydney’s Best Bars For Live Music

Sydney features a bunch of great spots to catch some of the city’s best up and coming bands, provided you know where to look. We’re going to take you on a tour of the best bars to catch live music in the Harbour City. Who knows, you might (more…)  

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Sydney’s Best Experiences For $50 or Less

dinozzaver / Shutterstock.com It’s becoming pretty well-known that Sydney is one of the most expensive places to live and visit – an unfortunate drawback of being one of the greatest cities and tourist destinations in the world. There is hope, though. You can visit and not have to spend an exorbitant amount (more…)  

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How to Protect Your Belongings While On the Road

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they feel a need to let everything go and be free. Free from school, work, family, and whatever else might be tying them down. The solution, for many, is to travel. Travelling is awesome but it can be expensive, (more…)  

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