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

The Indian Pacific train stops for dinner under the stars at Rawlinna station

The Indian Pacific Great Train Journey across Australia

It was my first great train journey dream, and one that took more than twenty years to go from making our booking to getting on board. Back when I was at university my mother decided that we would do something really special together and go on the Indian Pacific. I remember being so excited whenRead More

The Christ of the Abyss statue can be seen by snorkellers and divers alike in the Florida Keys

Florida Keys Snorkelling adventures: Where to go and what to see

… This is a guest post by James Buff of TheAdventurerr.com … The joy of discovering the underwater world begins with the simple act of putting your face in the water. That first snorkeling experience is quite often the beginning of a lifelong fascination with the ocean. That’s how it started for me over 20Read More

Sunny days at Bronte Beach, Sydney

Summer is here! How to have fun and stay safe in the Aussie sun

… This Guest Post has been brought to you by Noble Oak … Summer is finally here again with its promise of long sunny days playing at the water’s edge. But Australia’s long love affair with the beach has taken its toll: bronzed Aussies now have one of the highest rates of skin cancer inRead More

If you have a hotel room concern, talk to the staff

How to Tell if Your Hotel Room is Clean: a Former Hotel Manager tells all

Did you ever get into a hotel or hostel room and you felt like need a black light before you even lay down your backpack? For nine out of ten travelers, the answer to the question will be YES, especially if you are traveling on a budget.

Zoomlite pink packing cells in case, image Zoomlite

Travel Packing Essentials: What Not to get on a Plane Without

… This post has been brought to you by Vision Direct … As anyone who travels regularly will know, over the years we discover there are some things we always want to have with us when we’re exploring new places and other things that we’ve learned not to bother packing again after they stayed inRead More