Welcome to Cairns! If you are planning an unforgettable Australian holiday, then Cairns is one of those tourist destinations that just cannot be missed! What was once a sleepy, laidback little town of Cairns is now a lively and bustling city that never sleeps. Cairns is home to the stunning beauty of Australia’s Great Barrier … Continue reading Cairns in-depth: The Esplanade
You might be a bit old to have your photo taken with a man in an Easter bunny suit or to run around the yard searching for chocolate eggs, but there's still plenty of fun to be had on Easter for backpackers in Cairns. Here's a round-up of all the action that's hop-pening 🙂 But … Continue reading What to do on Easter in Cairns
Your favourite Cairns hostel just got even better! Besides the beautiful facilities, fun atmosphere and events, and friendly approachable staff, Tropic Days now has new bicycles for guests to borrow. Using pedal power there’s more fun and excitement available to our guests than ever before. Here are some great attractions that are perfect for exploring … Continue reading 5 sites to check out on a Tropic Days bicycle
How should you travel around Australia? This is a question that will elicit countless answers, ignite endless debates, and has been mentioned more times on the internet than Kanye West. But some people don’t want to get stuck and lost down the rabbit hole. No, they just want someone to give them a simple and … Continue reading A quick and easy guide on getting around Australia
Why do we go backpacking in Australia? Well, besides to cuddle koalas, get Instagram gold, and make memories of a lifetime, part of travelling is experiencing other cultures. There are lots of things that make Australian life different, and I don’t just mean driving on the left side of the road or putting vegemite on … Continue reading A Cairns backpackers guide to Australia Day
If you’re staying in Cairns for Christmas, Tropic Days and our sister hostel Travellers Oasis are the perfect places to be. We’ll be having a barbecue for all guests on December 24th and the best part is, IT'S FREE! Check out the Travellers Oasis blog for suggestions on making the most of your Christmas in … Continue reading Christmas in Australia for backpackers!
Considering a working holiday in Australia? Just about to start? If you’re like most backpackers, you’re planning to start in either Sydney or Melbourne. As the two largest cities in Australia with the most international flights arriving, those are natural choices, but let’s talk about why Cairns is actually a great strategy if you’re a … Continue reading Why October in Cairns is a great starting point for your working holiday