Travelling independently for the first time? It can be daunting arriving in a foreign country, but with some research, forward planning and a little bit of travel savvy, you’re on the right track to exploring safely, efficiently and on a budget.
There are lots of cheap hostels, guesthouses and homestays that feel like a home away from home, or provided a little bit of luxury in the budget accommodation world. Here's a list of top budget accommodation spots around the world.
Why buy domestic travel insurance? More importantly... why not? It's just as easy for your luggage to get lost in Melbourne as it can in Milan. Make sure you always protect your travel dreams, even if you're just holidaying in Australia.