On this week’s episode, hear about the convicted fraudster who was running a backpacking hostel from a house in Christchurch, New Zealand and why you should be careful about where you stay on your travels. Brexit makes a brief return to the podcast with some actual news, sort of. And finally, hear about a Backpacker from the Netherlands whose journey to Australia took an unexpected turn, almost literally
Show regulars Phil Taffley and Dan Webster join me to discuss this weeks travel news. We talk about the sale of Bondi Backpackers for a staggering $18m. Also, the case of Chris Porter, a British backpacker who broke both ankles escaping murderous knifeman’s hostel rampage. He may be deported he can’t finish the work required to extend his visa. On top of this, we reveal the lengths backpackers will go to, to extend their visas and establish the wolrd’s top 5 most famous beaches.