After a few fun and crazy nights staying in the center of Sydney, I headed to Coogee Beach House last Sunday night. Coogee Beach is one of the main beaches in Sydney, nestled right next to its more infamous neighbor, Bondi Beach.
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New Zealand's Minister for the Environment spoke at YHA Wellington City on 29 April 2008:
YHA Australia reports that the numbers of solo female travelers are increasing:
A boost in women backpackers travelling alone has led the country's largest hostel group to encourage them to take extra precautions.
Illegally operating hostels in Queensland may face trouble under new rules:
The Queensland Backpackers Association says amendments to state laws governing youth hostels mean illegal operators will be caught.
The Transit Centre Backpackers Hostel in Hobart, Tasmania will close next week:
Hostels in New Zealand disagree about the use of the word "best hostels".
The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against a backpackers group that said its establishments were "New Zealand's best hostels".
Three giants of online travel are teaming up:
Three global internet giants for online travel booking, mapping and editorials, Travelocity, Google and Lonely Planet, will partner with Fairfax Digital to create four travel websites for Australians.
Australia wants to minimize the use of the word backpacker:
"Tourism operators are moving to minimise the use of the term backpacker, with its cheap, young and drunken connotations, in a bid to increase visitor numbers and maintain their market.
Base Backpackers and Beyond Backpackers are merging: