Poolside at Villa Anam, Bali, image Villa Finders

Luxury Villa Tips to Make the Most of your Holiday

… This post has been brought to you by Villa Finder … When I think about going on holidays with friends some of my best memories involve sharing a villa. Don’t get me wrong I’m rather partial to a luxury hotel or three, but if there’s a few of you travelling together not only canRead More

Take a road trip into the heart of Australia

Seven Great Australian Road Trips Worth Hitting the Road For

Australia is such a big country that it’s much faster to take to the skies than get behind the wheel of a car. But it’s so beautiful that there’s a lot to be said for hitting the road if you have the time to soak up the scenery between hot spots. Depending on the kindRead More

Great street photography makes use of the light, image Max Therry

Great Street Photography Tips for Your Travels

… This is a guest post by Max Therry of Photo Geeky … From street photography to landscapes, when you’re traveling you want to be able to take the best photographs that you can, so you can look back on the special moments you had and share them with your friends and family. If youRead More

Avoid travel scams in Europe by always knowing where your bag is, image Porapak Apichodilok

Five Top Tips for Avoiding Travel Scams in Europe

… This post has been brought to you by Southern Cross Travel Insurance … I’ll never forget the first time I realised sweet looking people may not be so sweet when I was travelling through Europe. I was in a crowded store in Barcelona and my handbag was hanging loose as I used both handsRead More

Guinness Storehouse tour guide Alan Maxwell, image courtesy Ronan Lang

Alan Maxwell, Guinness Storehouse Tour Guide: Ten Questions

It took a lot of years and a lot of people telling me I should visit the Guinness Storehouse when I was in Dublin before I finally made it through those doors. And as soon as I did I was kicking myself that I hadn’t done it on earlier trips. The most popular tourist attractionRead More

Voyager of the Seas in Sydney Harbour

Fighting Cruise Curves – Five Easy Exercises to do on a Cruise Ship

Anyone who has been on a cruise knows how it goes. Your usual eating habits go on a holiday of their own and suddenly a big breakfast followed by a three or more course lunch and dinner every day seems like a fine idea. With maybe a little ice cream or afternoon tea to helpRead More

Frustration Card Game

Frustration Card Game Rules for Camping

Card games can be all sorts of fun but there can be times when you’re struggling to remember the rules or having a little debate over the way a game should be played. Some games everyone knows the rules to, but then there are others where people can have very different opinions because they wereRead More

A Day on the trains with Opal Card from Sydney

Opal Card Challenge: $2.50 Travel All Day Sunday in Sydney and Beyond

Fear is a funny thing. Although not when you’re gripped by it. I’ve known for a while now that the time had come to try to do a video for my site, and I had an idea for one… to see how far I could go on $2.50 on an Opal Card from Sydney onRead More

gift ideas for travellers

A Travel Lover’s Gift Ideas for Every Budget

It’s that time of year again when people start trying to decide what to put under the tree for their loved ones. As I clearly love to travel I’m often asked about gift ideas for other people who share my passion. While there may be some ideas in here that you’ve already thought of, IRead More

Having a Priscilla moment at Sydney's Madame Tussauds

Five Things To Do in Sydney on a Rainy Day

Sydney is at its sparkly best when the sun is shining, but of course not every day can be filled with blue skies. So what can you do when the grey clouds set in and the rain starts to fall?  Here are five ideas to help snap you out of a rainy day funk andRead More