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Who doesn’t love an insider tip? It’s like getting a tiny tick in the win column, like you have just wormed your way in to the inner circle.

It doesn’t matter if it’s about how to pack better for your trip, how to get more value for every dollar, or a hidden gem that you shouldn’t miss.

Here is our collection of useful information for travellers. And don’t forget that if you have a particular bit of useful advice you are seeking, or even better have a sneaky tip to offer others, then please send us an email or message us on social media.

How to Survive a Midlife (Travel) Crisis

They say that travel can help cure a midlife crisis, but what can you do when you are having a midlife travel crisis?

Perfect Road Trips – Advice from an International Road Trip Veteran

There is no doubt that a road trip is one of the great ways to see the world, giving you the freedom to set your own schedule and discover those places you never knew...
You need to be careful when travelling. Sure, it’s an incredibly fun hobby to pursue, but there are a few things to be aware of before jetting away overseas.

7 stupid mistakes travellers make when abroad

You need to be careful when travelling. Sure, it’s an incredibly fun hobby to pursue, but there are a few things to be aware of before jetting away overseas. Every day thousands of tourists around...
7 airfare facts you may not know

7 airfare facts you may not know

There are plenty of articles that claim to tell you every secret that you need to know about airfares. How to find the cheapest, when to book, what tricks you can use. But do they really give you the facts?

Honeymoon Havoc – 25 years later.

Twenty five years before Pauline and I shared an incredible anniversary trip to South America we started married life with the proverbial honeymoon from hell. It was almost enough to make us wonder if international travel was really for us!

Sometimes things go wrong on vacation!

Too often we waste our precious vacation time fuming over the tiniest thing that veer us from our meticulously planned trip. Giving it far too much importance due to the heightened emotions we experience whenever we get time to travel.

Who needs Travel Agents?

With the internet having invaded every corner of our lives all travelers must now wonder who needs Travel Agents? Let me get it out there early that I was a Travel Agent in Australia for...
Traveling kids have a big advantage over their “stay at home” peers, in my opinion. The world is an amazing place but especially so for young children as everything they see is fresh and exciting, filled with wonder.

Traveling kids grow up too fast

  Traveling kids have a big advantage over their "stay at home" peers, in my opinion. The world is an amazing place but especially so for young children as everything they see is fresh and...
As a parent I have always wanted the best for my daughter, Dana, and letting her experience the world and become a global citizen is a big part of that. But every now and then there was a little wish that I could share a trip with just my wife. A grown up adventure of sorts.

How to travel when the kids are gone

As a parent I have always wanted the best for my daughter, Dana, and letting her experience the world and become a global citizen is a big part of that. But every now and then...
It certainly didn’t seem to hang around long enough to have been 12 months, not 52 weeks, and certainly not 365 days, but 2015 is done and dusted and the new year already starting to fly by.

Voodoo, Mexicoland and the wurst Christmas – 2015 review

It certainly didn't seem to hang around long enough to have been 12 months, not 52 weeks, and certainly not 365 days, but 2015 is done and dusted and the new year already starting...
To the average 9 to 5 worker vacation time is a rare and precious commodity and much time and debate can go in to the decision of where and how to spend it.

The traveller’s dilemma

To the average 9 to 5 worker vacation time is a rare and precious commodity and much time and debate can go in to the decision of where and how to spend it. Whether it...
Merry Christmas! It's 40 degrees outside (that's a lazy 100 in old school temperatures), the aircon is set to "arctic" but is struggling as much as you are, but Christmas dinner must go on. So it must be time to fire up the "Barbie".

I’m dreaming of a White Christmas

Merry Christmas! It's 40 degrees outside (that's a lazy 100 in old school temperatures), the aircon is set to "arctic" but is struggling as much as you are, but Christmas dinner must go on....