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Brisbane Essentials for backpackers

Brisbane Essentials for backpackers

Essential Information a Backpacker, Student or Visitor needs to know about Brisbane Population: 1.9 million (2010) Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD) $1 = 100 cents Telephone Country code: +61 Area code Queensland: 07 Electricity 240 Volts / 50 Hz Emergency numbers: Police, fire, ambulance: 000 Poisons Information: +61 7 13 11 26   Shop Opening hours: ... Read More
 
Hostels…

Hostels…

So, you have watched the video and have decided to vist beautiful and sunny Brisbane! There are a couple of things to keep in mind if you are planning to stay at a Brisbane hostel. Firstly, there are districts within Brisbane that offer different types of activities. The Valley (Fortitude Valley, Brunswick St) is known for ... Read More
 
Backpackers aren’t what they used to be

Backpackers aren’t what they used to be

The Backpacker Ben Groundwater is Fairfax’s resident globetrotter on a shoe-string August 3, 2011 – 8:38PM You can still find cliches in Kings Cross, but the face of backpackers around the world is changing. Photo: Simon Alekna King’s Cross is full of clichĂ©s. It’s stereotype after stereotype up there – it’s like a dress rehearsal for a ... Read More
 
Hiya Backpackers

Hiya Backpackers

Welcome to Somewhere to Stay Blog. This is just somewhere to post all our funny stories and daily grind and what’s happening around us.