Tweet I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: Australia is expensive. Sydney is certainly no exception and is likely more expensive than any other city in the country. While the US dollar is nearly even with the Australian dollar, it will take you much more of those dollars to buy the same items. But [...]
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Tweet While Melbourne didn’t get a chance to impress me, I did appreciate the street art that makes the city so popular with the hip, artsy set. I had read about the so-called “graffiti alley,” better known as Hosier Lane, before visiting Melbourne but knew I had to track it down for myself. Located across [...]
TweetThis post is the final post of a series about the cost of traveling in Australia. It will cover everything else you could possibly need to know, including living expenses, transportation, shopping and other thrifty tips. Transportation Since everything is so spread out, Australian flights can be a nightmare. Getting from Sydney to Alice Springs [...]
TweetThis is the fourth post in a series about the cost of traveling in Australia. This week we focus on the cost of tours and other activities. Keep reading next week for the budget guide to everything else, including but not limited to living expenses, transportation and shopping. When you’re considering the cost of traveling [...]
TweetAustralia is what you could call a bucket list destination. It’s somewhere nearly everyone I’ve ever met has said, “I would love to go there one day.” And why not? You see images of the Great Barrier Reef and Uluru and get sucked into it’s beauty. But not every destination is, in my opinion, worth adding [...]
TweetThis post is the third post in a series about the cost of traveling in Australia, this time about eating and drinking and how to keep it cheap. Keep reading next week for the budget guide to tours and activities. Think eating and drinking in Australia is as simple as “putting another shrimp on the barbie?” [...]
TweetThis is the second post in a series about the cost of traveling in Australia, this time focusing on accommodation. Keep reading next week for the budget guide to food and drinks in Australia. Another important aspect of keeping the cost of traveling in Australia low is in regards to accommodation, which quickly eats away [...]
TweetInitially this was one very long 2,000+ word post, but now I’ve broken it down into many posts to avoid overwhelming readers. I will continue this series for the next few weeks, breaking down the costs of accommodation, living expenses, food and drinks and the overall cost of traveling in Australia. I’ve been back from [...]
Tweet You didn’t really think I was done talking about Australia, did you? I recently saw a post on LandLopers that featured a photo from Kings Canyon and it reminded me how many more pictures I had from my time in the Outback. The sun wasn’t even up yet when I was roused from my [...]
TweetThroughout my travels, I’ve learned that sometimes it’s not about keeping things as cheap as possible. It’s the experiences, not expenses that you remember years later. Some travel splurges are worth making. While I may stress at the time about adjusting my budget for those tours, accommodations or meals, I am always glad I did [...]
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Caroline Eubanks is the blogger behind Caroline in the City and a freelance writer. This native Atlantan spent four years at university in Charleston before choosing a life of perpetual travel. After a summer volunteering in Thailand and sailing in Croatia, she made the move to spend a year in Australia. Read more. br>
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- 5 Reasons I’m Leaving the Country to Travel January 16, 2011
- 24 Things to Do Before Turning 24 July 8, 2011
- Flying High Over Kaua’i June 27, 2011
- Photo Essay: The Great Ocean Road February 21, 2011
- The Australian Adventure: Six Months In July 25, 2011
- Introducing the #Tweet2Toronto Journey May 20, 2013
- Photo Essay: Cats of the Hemingway House May 17, 2013
- Paddleboarding with Manatees May 15, 2013
- Space Travel: The Final Frontier May 13, 2013
- Photo Essay: Miami Street Art May 10, 2013
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