Author Archives: welcometotravels

4 Travel Bloggers That Piss Us Off

Travel Blogging: a 21st Century Millennial lifestyle and Gen Z must. It seems every person and their dog is either an Instgrammer, vlogger or blogger in travel. So here is a list of 4 bloggers that really piss me off. … Read More

How To Save For Your Travels In Australia

Backpacker Economics: Saving Tips For Your Big Trip…. You’ve booked your flights, you’ve bought your journal and you’ve started writing your bucket list for your travelling adventure. It’s then that that’s it hits you, ‘THIS IS REAL AND I NEED … Read More

The Winter Olympics | 20 Things In 10 Words Or Less

In no particular order 20 things we love about something in 10 words or less…… The Winter Olympics  Our new-found expertise…on everything: It’s amazing how much we know every 4 years. Curling: 6 pack, bag of nuts, ice brushes, done. … Read More

Top 5 Hostels In Melbourne

Melbourne Metro YHA  So we often get stuck in the centre or the beach suburb of a City and there’s nothing wrong with that, it makes things easy to get to and it’s just nice to be by the beach-we’re … Read More

Backpacker Date Night Ideas | Melbourne

TOP 5 BACKPACKING DATE NIGHTS IN MELBOURNE So you’ve made eye contact across the free breakfast, engaged in lackluster conversation when entering the dorm and now you’ve even passed each other in the corridor. The time is now- ask them … Read More

5 Riverside Gems | Welcome To Travel: Melbourne

5 RIVERSIDE GEMS IN MELBOURNE Melbourne has the famous Yarra River winding through the city, thus creating endless opportunities for spectacular restaurant, bar, café and even nightclub locations. Here are a few of our uniquely located favourites. Riverland Literally hidden … Read More

5 Reasons Why Melbourne Is The Best Place To Start Your Travels

You have decided to travel to Australia and all of a sudden you realise how BIG the country is and don’t know where to start your journey. Well, here are 5 reasons why Melbourne should be your first stop in … Read More

Best Home Comforts From Around The World | Melbourne

We all know travelling is about broadening the horizons. For most, surprising and challenging the palate is a big part of that, for us, it’s our favourite part in fact. There are still sometimes though where you need that familiarity. … Read More

5 Best Cake Shops | Melbourne

Hopetouns Tea Rooms There’s no doubt about it, this is the absolute Queen of cake haunts in Melbourne. I say Queen as it’s actually named after Lady Hopetoun, the wife of the late Governor of Victoria HOPETOUN. Hopetouns is that … Read More

5 Best Beach View Spots | Melbourne

As a Brit that now lives in Australia, there’s something that makes me feel lucky every summer. EVERY SINGLE SUMMER. It’s not just the fact it’s warm, we know Melbourne is warmer than Yorkshire (slightly), but it’s actually the sensation … Read More