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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Passenger sickens plane with sock hack

A passenger has left social media horrified after being caught drying his socks from the plane window. The anonymous man was shamed on Instagram by many disgusted travellers. In the picture, uploaded to Instagram account Passenger...

Why the Mornington Peninsula is having a moment

It's easy to see why the Mornington Peninsula has been the summer playground for Melburnians since the 1800s. The beaches, for one, are some of the best in the country. But it's not just those...

Worldpackers PROMO CODE & Membership Fee

Want to join the Worldpackers crew and you’re looking for a Worldpackers promo code? We got your back. When using the code ABROKENBACKPACK you will get a $10 discount on your annual plan. Grab...

What it’s like in the world’s best plane seat

If you like champagne and caviar, one airline may have the perfect seat for you — as long as you have a spare $A9400. Singapore Airlines won the AirlineRatings’ First Class Award 2019 for its...

Hiking the Precipice Trail, Acadia’s Most Thrilling Hike

The Precipice Trail is Acadia National Park’s most thrilling hike. This short, tough hike features a steep climb, numerous climbs up metal rungs and ladders, and short walks along narrow ledges. To do this...

Tourists’ big question about Uluru ban

Among some of the tourists rushing to Uluru before climbing it is banned this Saturday, there is bemusement as to why local Indigenous traditional owners would discourage tourist dollars. The nearby Ayers Rock Resort in...

Problems of Travelling With Kids

Problems of travelling with kids, oh yes, there are a few. Some consider them major problems, others, tiny inconveniences outweighed by rainbow benefits. We are firmly in the second group or we wouldn’t be...

You’ll soon be able to stay in an old Nazi bunker in Germany

A luxury hotel, complete with a lush rooftop garden, is set to open within a huge former Nazi bunker. Originally called Flakturm IV (Flak Tower IV), the Hochbunker in the St Pauli district of Hamburg...

Woman gets on plane wearing all her clothes to avoid baggage fees

A woman in the Philippines had done what we've all considered doing before and donned multiple layers of extra clothes in order to escape excess baggage fees. Gel Rodriguez was checking in for her flight...

How to barter prices in Bali

Ah, the subtle art of bargaining. Some people are born to haggle while others feel they have no talent for it. But if you’re holidaying in Bali, it’s something you’ll have to do — it’s...

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