Before you go

There are still countries where you can make the most of the Aussie dollar.

Beat the falling dollar: Where to go (and where to avoid)

Sure, you might not be getting dollar-for-dollar in the US any more, but the recent fall in the Australian currency against the greenback is not traveller Armageddon – you can still be getting out of here with value in your wallet.

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A group of overseas backpackers, enjoy a walk through the popular tourist area of Circular Quay in Sydney

How to choose the perfect backpack

The first thing you need to ask yourself is: what kind of traveller am I? This will go a long way to deciding which backpack is best for you.

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