Many backpackers are put off of travelling to Australia because of the sheer cost of it. There is no denying that a return flight is going to eat into your budget. Once you've taken that hit there are many ways to be thrifty and make those dollars go as far as possible. Consider renting a car or buying one if you are in Australia for a longer period of time.
Many tourists rent big campervans but these are expensive to rent and cost a lot in fuel. A car gives you a lot more
When planning a trip to Sydney I'd suggest setting aside a day to explore Sydney's harbour. Sydney is a very clean city with a great atmosphere. Despite it being 44 degrees Celsius during my visit I was passed by a runner every few minutes. Around each corner there is a water fountain for you and a doggy tap. Although teeming with tourists, locals are easy to spot with their sun kissed hair, a tan and dressed either in gym clothing or office attire in keeping with the famousl
Australia is well known for it's weird and wonderful wildlife. As a wildlife fanatic I found myself paging through travel guides and internet sites searching for the best possible places to see some of Australia's iconic wildlife. I get a thrill from finding and photographing animals in their natural environment . Of course, finding animals in the wild is often easier said than done and requires above all else patience. Australia is massive and with time and budget constraint
Kaziranga, Assam India, is home to two thirds of the world's Greater One-horned rhinos. This fact alone had us travelling on a train for 9 hours followed by a five hour bus ride. Kaziranga is split into four zones: The Eastern range, the Western range, the Central range and the Burapahar Range We did three game drives at Kaziranga. Two in the Eastern range and one in the Central range. The Central and Western ranges tend to be more crowded with vehicles as they are closer to
Perched on a mountain side overlooking Khangchendzonga (8598m), Darjeeling is neatly tucked between Nepal and Bhutan. Darjeeling is world famous for it’s tea and plantations cover every mountain slope. The Happy Valley Tea Estate is India’s highest tea plantation at an altitude of 2100m . The tea from this plantation produces black, green and white tea and is sold to Harrods, UK. A recent tour of the tea factory gave me a new appreciation for the hard work that goes into prod