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What’ On Events Calendar

Brisbane Backpackers, What’s on in Brisbane Now, check out our Wot’s on Calendar for things to do and see, for events happening now in Brisbane for backpackers.

Best Pools and Spots to Cool Off

After our own pool you can… From heritage listed pools to crystal clear beaches in the middle of The City, Brisbane is the best place to cool off this summer. Visit Brisbane has rounded up some of the top pools and water havens. Did we mention most of these spots are free?South BankStreets Beach, Australia’s … Continue reading »

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Brisbane named the country’s hippest city by Lonely Planet

Australia travel guide By Freya Petersen Despite being pummelled by storms, choked by fire haze and recently named among the world’s most expensive cities, Brisbane is cooler than ever, according to leading Australian travel guide publisher Lonely Planet. The latest Australia edition of the guide book considered to be the world traveller’s bible says Brisbane is”arguably Australia’s hippest … Continue reading »

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Visitors Insider Guide

Browse through the Brisbane Insider Guide and find out about Brisbane

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What to Do, what to do……….

ABSEILING down rugged cliffs, soaring through the sky – with or without a plane – or kayaking in the dark are all activities right at your doorstep at Somewhere to Stay. Backpacker adventure lovers need look no further than our own backyard to get the blood pumping – indeed, many thousands of people head here … Continue reading »

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Superfest 2012

Backpackers! who’s comin to Brisbane for Superfest 3! Need somewhere to stay, if you need somewhere to stay? book now at Somewhere to Stay and don’t miss the bass-pumping, booty-shaking sonic extravaganza that is Superfest 2012 is heating up! Multi-platinum selling RnB superstar and recent Grammy winner Chris Brown will return to Australia alongside female hip hop legend Missy Elliot, … Continue reading »

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HINTERLAND HIGHLIGHTS

The Sunshine Coast Hinterland is an area of outstanding natural beauty and a haven for the artistic or those wishing to immerse themselves in a blanket of rural historic charm. Home to beautiful and quaint townships and national parks, the hinterland provides a great day out not much more than an hour north of Brisbane. … Continue reading »

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It’s Hot

So why should the kids have all the fun…. Just 5 min walk from Somewhere to Stay is ……… SOUTH BANK LAGOON South Bank Parklands;visitsouthbank.com.au Entry is free Want to head to the beach without a long drive, then South Bank is the destination for you. Situated within walking distance of the Brisbane CBD, the … Continue reading »

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Go Jump off a cliff !

DO SOMETHING ADVENTUROUS You don’t have to skydive naked but you can skydive at night over the Sunshine Coast. The leap into the dark from 14,000 feet is one of many adventures available if you dare to challenge yourself. If you prefer to keep your feet closer to the ground then try abseiling or … Continue reading »

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OK, so your in Brisbane staying @ SWTS ! so what do you do for NYE, that wont cost a fortune……………… SOUTH BANK FIREWORKS……. There is no better place to welcome the new year, so Join the crowds at Brisbane’s South Bank Parklands in a fenced alcohol-free location for all to enjoy. The 8.30pm display … Continue reading »

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British band Gorillaz. Source: AP ELTON John is in town on Wednesday, Stevie Nicks on Saturday and the Gorillaz have also launched their new album. It’s a big week for music with Screamfeeder and Stereosonic adding to the bill. Music writer Noel Mengel gives us the rundown of the top five music events this week. 1. ELTON … Continue reading »

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