City Guide: Three Days In Sydney!

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For those with a limited amount of time to spend in the seaside city of Sydney, the options can be overwhelming. There’s so much to see and do and so many delightful and unexpected treats found around every corner. To …

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Travel Differently: Rent an apartment on your next big trip

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With a plethora of travel options these days it’s no surprise that the alternative and slow travel movements are making a come back. Now coupled with the technological innovation of smart phones and the internet this different way of traveling …

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City Guide: An Extra Day In Sydney!

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Following on from our previous article, we’ve decided to cover all the bases and provide three more options for an extra day in Sydney! If your flight is cancelled (or you simply change your mind) here are a few more …

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Five Easy Ways To Stay Cool In Australia!

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If you’re new to this country, the summer heat can be overwhelming. But for us locals, there are more than a few ways to figure out exactly how to stay cool. So check out the list of ‘life-hacks’ contained below …

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Survivor Guilt

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On the 21st of January 1985 George Lamson Jr and his father boarded Galaxy Airline flight 203. They were scheduled for a short flight, from Reno, Nevada to Minneapolis. As soon as they found their seats they settled in. George …

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The ‘Blood Moon’ In Australia: Your Guide To The Amazing Astronomical Event!

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Star-gazing tourists will be flocking to Australia in droves for the kind of astrological event which only comes around once every few hundred years. On Wednesday night, Australia’s skies will be watched by keen eyes hoping to see the rare …

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Simple Tips For Stress-Free Camping In Australia!

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No matter what kind of traveller you are, your trip to Australia isn’t complete without a true-blue camping experience! Camping allows city dwellers the chance to ditch their anxieties and head out into the open bush. The fresh air and …

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How To Find A Decent Backpackers Hostel

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It’s that time of year again. Australia’s legendary Summer is approaching and people from the Northern Hemisphere are flocking down under, desperate to escape the winter and keen to experience an unforgettable adventure. For those daring backpackers who have bought …

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Tips to Complaining at the Front Desk of a Hotel

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Everyone wants to enjoy their stay at a hotel. But we all live in the real world – things go wrong. And when things go wrong there are usually a variety of responses. These responses fall into two categories: Emotional …

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How to Avoid Getting Ridiculously Lost

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In Life of Pi, the protagonist is thrown into a life changing battle with himself when his boat gets shipwrecked and he ends up on a life boat surrounded by wild animals. Doomed to wander the sea aimlessly, his body …

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Tips For Travellers: How To Survive The Australian Summer!

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Spring is in full swing and Sydney is bracing itself for another scorching summer! For all you budding travellers about to make your way down to Australia, it’s important that you have a few tips for staying cool and safe. …

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Have You Thought About… Brisbane?

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For visitors to the Great Southern Land, the prospect of travelling across our vast continent can be daunting. Where do you start, and what are the highlights? Most people will have time restrictions, so it’s worth making some hard decisions …

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Australian Essentials: Sydney’s Best Beaches!

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It’s hard to describe Sydney on a hot summer’s day: it’s a beautiful sea-side city that oozes warmth and vibrant colours, all the while beckoning visitors to any one of its many iconic beaches. In anticipation of the end of …

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Extras cover for the frequent flyer

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When you live in Australia, travelling is a common experience for residents. With flights to other states consistently low, and jobs often sending you interstate for business, it’s no wonder Aussies enjoy domestic travel so much. But accommodation or baggage …

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Backpacking in Australia: planning ahead

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Just last weekend, over the Easter break, I was staying in a small coastal town when two groups of tourists approached me looking for accommodation that night. The first was a family around lunch time who needed a place to …

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