Blue Tongue Backpackers

515 Brunswick St, Brisbane, Queensland, 4006, Australia | Hostel
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From Sake to Smoke: The Torture Continues

A travel blog entry by straykat6


Well, it turned out that it didn't matter where I worked: I hated waitressing.

Getting paid $20 per hour as a waitress was pretty decent (with little-to-no tips), but working 40 hours per week on my feet with no meal breaks was exhausting. The summer was hot and The Smoke was an open air restaurant. They did run the A/C but (you know me …

Suck it, Sake

A travel blog entry by straykat6


Relieved to have found work, I relaxed a little (or a lot) and got to know the other people in the house. At the time, there was a fun group of international people: Holly, 19, from England, Kira, and Alina, 19, from Germany, Brendan, 22, Ben, 18 and John, 23, from France, Logan, 19, from England, Ronnie, 25, from Germany, Verena, 26, from Germany …

The Era of the Blue Tongue

A travel blog entry by straykat6


One week after my arrival in Australia, I headed up to Brisbane from Byron Bay. My one month's salary of Thai Baht was not getting me very far in Australia and I had spent a good portion of it while I was home in California. So I needed to start working pretty much immediately and Australia's third largest city seemed like a good place to do it. …

Ups !!!

A travel blog entry by j.knudsen

Jeg afleverer den lille Hyundai Gets samt Cruella i Brisbane Airport, men kan ikke finde mit fly til Kuala Lumpur !!! - Det er pinligt at indrømme det, men jeg har dummet mig.!! Jeg har simpelthen ikke haft evne til at forestille mig, at der kunne være to lufthavne i Brisbane med international trafik. Men Air Asia har placeret deres eneste afgang …

Gettin' the ball rollin'

A travel blog entry by jammer32


While technically we have been in Queensland - it's called the Sunshine State, need I say more?! - for about a week and a half now, it feels as though our grand adventure only TRULY began the day before yesterday. This is due to the fact that our first week in Brisbane was spent with the king of all sinus infections sucking the life out of us while …

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This hostel, located on 515 Brunswick St, Brisbane, is near Chinatown, Customs House, Church House, and Webber House.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBlue Tongue Backpackers Brisbane

    Reviewed by straykat6

    Violent owner

    Reviewed Feb 22, 2012
    by (6 reviews) Los Angeles, Ca , United States Flag of United States

    The owner of Blue Tongue is a violent man with zero compassion. He allows the house to fall into unsanitary conditions and if you cross him, he will scream in your face and kick you out. Do not give this man your money.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Blue Tongue Backpackers Brisbane

    3.00 of 5 stars Good