5 Ways to Explore Sydney on a Budget

Sydney is currently thriving as a tourism hot-spot for people of all backgrounds! It was just voted as the second most desirable holiday destination in the world to visit. As a student, sometimes finances dictate which places you visit, but you can seek out local expert knowledge! You can explore Sydney on a budget, which offers peace of mind and greater incentive to jet off. In this article, travel website iVenture Card will be unlocking the secrets to cheaper travel. You’ll see the best of Sydney without spending lots on tours, attractions, activities and even a bite to eat.

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Top 10 Travel Blogs: Australia and New Zealand

Home to exotic animals, Instagram-worthy food and sprawling beaches, Australia is at the top of our destination bucket list! We’ve answered all of your questions on where to go, what to eat and how to save money. Here are the most read posts on Australia and New Zealand from our travel blog. Whether you are heading to Australia or New Zealand to study, work abroad or for an adventure, you should take a read through these posts!

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Making Friends While Traveling Solo

It’s no secret that traveling solo can be exhilarating, confidence-building, and downright fun–but that doesn’t mean you won’t also want to pick up some friends along the way.

Reaching out to complete strangers can be intimidating, trust me–I know. But remember: there are other solo travelers out there who want to find a friend just as much as you do. Read More

How to Keep Warm in the Sydney Winter

Sunglasses, sunblock, and suntans…all things you might expect in abundance when visiting New South Wales’s sizzling capital city. But if you come to Sydney in June or July, you may find the winter–although not freezing–has a different idea. But have no fear! There are plenty of ways to keep warm in New South Wales’ most lively city!

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Sydney Bites Down Under (and I don’t mean the shark type!)

While Sydney crawls its way up the ‘most expensive places to live’ list, it’s easy to forget the possibility of a Uni lifestyle, because lo and behold, student-friendly pockets exist and eating on a budget is on the cards! Hard to deny her natural beauty, Sydney’s food scene has taken advantage of the endless coastline, harbour inlets and the modest bustle of the CBD. With industrial foundations spread throughout, it’s no doubt fertile ground for gentrification- and when old meets new here Down Under- something tasty happens. From the Northern Beaches, to New-York-style drinking holes, and up the coastline to the infamous Bondi Beach, Sydney is tempting you with tastes one meal at a time. Read More


5 Ways to Save Money in Australia

Australians are by far the most internationally well-traveled people I have ever come across through my own travels. This is because it’s literally cheaper for them to travel overseas for holiday than in their own country. Studying abroad for a semester in Gold Coast was by far the best four months of my life – I beached daily, went to new places every weekend, and I loved hanging out with the locals. However, all of this fun came at a price, and it was a hefty one – even the Aussies hate this. Here is a list of key methods to get more bang for your buck, and to save money in Australia as a college student. Read More