When preparing for travel

“When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money” [Susan Heller] As someone who has been working in travel now for over 20yrs and who has done her fair share of personal travel, I get...

5 Tips to Beat Jetlag!

Jet Lag. It’s a painful reality for most long-haul travelers, and for us Aussies it’s seemingly unavoidable since the majority of our international destinations are on average over 14hrs in travel time, with often multiple time zones to cross before we reach our...

Winter Escape

Well, Winter is officially upon us here in Australia and I’m not sure about you but I’m already going a little nuts. It may surprise you, but I’m a definite summer soul, so this cold, wet and windy weather can leave me feeling a little ‘blah’. How do you stay sane...

5 tips to staying fit & healthy when travelling!

Posting about staying fit and healthy over a holiday seems crazy, but I always get asked about staying healthy while travelling, so I’ve taken some time to think about it and I thought I’d post it for everyone to read. Living an active, healthy life is important to me...

Travelling with children & Apps for Kids

Travelling with children is challenging, but a bit of forethought can help reduce parental stress. If your child is old enough, involve them in planning for the trip so they can get excited about it. Make sure to include enough family events and child-oriented...

The Perfect Break in Phuket

Ah, Phuket. If you’ve never been, it’s time to put it on the top of your list. It’s a tropical island holiday with a real difference. Sure, it has all the things you’d expect. A clear blue sea, white sand beaches lined with tropical palms and...

Whitsundays Glamping

The Whitsundays Coast is a cosmopolitan and inviting peninsula that stretches from the central town of Airlie Beach, to secluded beaches along the coastline and inland to picturesque hinterland. Basing your holiday on the Whitsundays coast has several distinct...

Family holidays to Vietnam

  The tourism industry in Vietnam has grown tremendously since the mid 90’s.  In Vietnam, you have the opportunity to create a family trip that suits everyone’s needs because it is still relatively cheap to travel and easy to find activities that the whole family...

Hunter Valley – A “Grape” Escape

The Hunter Valley has long been a popular choice for a weekend getaway or a destination in its own right when visiting Australia, so I thought I’d highlight my recent visit and let you know some of the truly awesome things that you can get up to whilst you’re there....