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Mildura, a backpacker’s 88 days nightmare

Posted on: August 31st, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

SCAMS, withheld pay and atrocious working and living conditions have earned one Aussie city a notorious reputation among backpackers looking to extend their visas through farm work. The agricultural hub [...] read more...

Hostelworld feel the heat

Posted on: August 31st, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Hostelworld Group is the latest European travel company to bemoan the continent’s long, hot summer and its impact on bookings. The company on Tuesday blamed the heat wave as well [...] read more...

1000 comments, thanks from The Byte

Posted on: July 25th, 2018 by Chris Harrison 1 Comment

The Byte launched in late 2014 (less than 4 years ago) with a vision to providing a reliable voice and lobby for inbound youth and adventure tourism operators and a [...] read more...

My Fast Ferry’s Eco Hopper 24-Hour Service

Posted on: July 10th, 2018 by Samantha Melamed No Comments

My Fast Ferry’s Eco Hopper Service is a 24-hour hop on-hop off ferry that zips passengers from Darling Harbour to Manly Wharf, with various stops at secluded little piers in [...] read more...

BYTE THREE: 88 Days, personal experiences, successes and peer to peer advice

Posted on: July 5th, 2018 by Samantha Melamed No Comments

Backpackers continue to come forward with stories of exploitation and misadventure, their reports also flood social media groups and overseas news sites. But is the mainstream media responsible for magnifying [...] read more...