Travel Advice


This is the place to find out and share travel advice, from preparing to travel, to advice on where to visit, what to take, what not to take, how to save money and more. 

Sunnies and Sightseeing: Maximizing Eye Comfort While Touring Australia

Australia's diverse landscapes, from the iconic outback to the stunning coastlines, make it a prime destination for travellers seeking adventure and natural beauty. However, exploring this vast continent under the harsh Australian sun can pose challenges, especially for the eyes. ...

Posted By Julieta
22nd May 2024
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 27
Great Ocean Road

Get Road Trip Ready: How To Explore Australia Safely By Car

Victoria’s Great Ocean Road, an iconic scenic drive, has been voted Australia’s best road trip, with the epic highway between Broome to Kununurra in Western Australia hot on its heels in second place. Exploring Australia by car is truly an adventure ...

Posted By JenniferD
2nd May 2024
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 233
Hiking Australia

Be Prepared: How To Pack Practically For An Overnight Hiking Trip

Hiking expeditions provide the opportunity to take in beautiful scenery, new trails for exploring, and enjoy intense cardio exercise as well. If you’re planning some multi-day hikes in Australia’s most breathtaking camping spots, you’ll want to know how to prepare ...

Posted By JenniferA
17th April 2024
Duration : 5 Minute Read
Views : 570

A Guide to Building a Resilient Accommodation Business in Australia's Great Outdoors

The accommodation industry is one of Australia’s most challenging in terms of economic performance. As Mondaq highlights, the industry faces chronic problems associated with resource and labor, and this has contributed to an industry that is, arguably, struggling. This ...

Posted By JenniferD
26th March 2024
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 139
Shopping in Australia

Top Spending Tips To Help You Make The Most of Your Australian Getaway

Are you planning a trip to Australia sometime soon? Known for its pristine beaches, colourful wildlife and famously laid-back culture, a trip down under is something that is on many people's bucket lists. However, with the economy in dire straits, planning for an Aussie getaway ...

Posted By JenniferA
9th March 2024
Duration : 6 Minute Read
Views : 86

Exploring the Vast Outback: Travelling Australia in an Electric Vehicle

Australia, known for its breathtaking landscapes and vast terrains, has become an increasingly popular destination for EV enthusiasts. With the recent surge in public charging infrastructure, embarking on a road trip across Australia in an EV has never been more feasible and ...

Posted By JenniferA
13th February 2024
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 152

How To Move To Australia On A Limited Budget

With its growing city centres and booming national economy, Australia is seen as a land of immense opportunity in the southern hemisphere. But Australia hasn’t been immune to the rising cost of living across the globe either. With the costs of rent, petrol, and even groceries ...

Posted By JenniferA
30th October 2023
Duration : 5 Minute Read
Views : 213

Tesalate Sand-Free Towel for a Beach Better Experience

Tesalate is proud to present their revolutionary sand-free towel that is not only compact and lightweight but also quick drying, offering beachgoers a truly enhanced experience. Made with Absorblite fabric technology, the Tesalate towel prevents sand from sticking, ensuring a ...

Posted By Karen
29th October 2023
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 153

Key Factors to Consider Before Moving and Teaching English in Australia

For many years, people from all walks of life have dreamed of seeking a new life Down Under. Even today, going to teach English abroad is still an important part of that dream. Working as a TEFL professional is a great way to discover the world, travelling while you earn. It’s ...

Posted By Deborah
9th October 2023
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 204

6 Places in Australia to Work Remotely

Remote workers are in the desirable position of being able to choose where they work. They can snuggle up on the sofa at home when it’s raining, work from their local park when the sun’s shining, or venture into a café when they feel like being social. Remote ...

Posted By Amy
20th August 2023
Duration : 5 Minute Read
Views : 426

How to Become a Traveling Bartender

A travelling bartender travels to various destinations to serve drinks at local bars, restaurants, or other alcohol-serving establishments. As a travelling bartender, you can also work somewhere for a short time before shifting to the next location. While some travelling bartenders ...

Posted By Boris
12th August 2023 (Updated 1st September 2023)
Duration : 5 Minute Read
Views : 475

Things To Know About Australian Weather When Travelling Australia

you're planning to explore the stunning land down under, it's essential to be well-prepared for the diverse and sometimes unpredictable Australian weather. From scorching heat to unexpected rain showers, Australia's climate can be quite unpredictable! So, before you hit the ...

Posted By Alex
26th July 2023 (Updated 27th July 2023)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 420
International Travel

6 Things I Wish I'd Known Before My First International Trip

While travelling can be a thrilling and enlightening experience, it can also come with some unexpected challenges. Looking back on my first international trip, there are a few things I wish I had known before jetting off. When planning for my first international trip, I didn't ...

Posted By JenniferA
22nd June 2023
Duration : 5 Minute Read
Views : 236

What to Expect from a Scuba Divemaster Internship Program

Australia is a top destination for scuba diving enthusiasts due to its breathtaking coral reefs and diverse marine life. If you are an aspiring scuba diver looking to advance your skills and experience, a divemaster trainee or internship program in Australia could be the perfect ...

Posted By Sarah1
18th May 2023
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 530

Sightsee and Sweat: The Best Travel Workouts to Stay Fit Anywhere

You might take a break from work for your travels, but trips do not justify skipping workouts. In fact, working out while you travel can have numerous benefits! You can get rid of the effects of jet lag with a good workout. Exercise can also boost your energy levels and focus. You ...

Posted By Sean
10th May 2023
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 450

The Differences Between Southern and Northern Australia

If you were to walk from the northernmost end of Australia to its southernmost counterpart, you’d walk for 3700 kilometers. That’s the equivalent of walking from London to Cairo (assuming you had the capacity to walk on water). But let’s not digress; the point ...

Posted By SamanthaW
6th May 2023
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 907

Biking By The Beach: 6 Best Coastal Trails In Australia

Aussies really are spoiled for choice when it comes to pristine beaches with over 35,000km of coastline, making it a prime location for beach lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. For those who enjoy biking, there is nothing better than exploring the stunning coastal trails ...

Posted By JenniferA
20th April 2023
Duration : 5 Minute Read
Views : 272

6 Things To Keep In Mind When Travelling To Australia For Business

Australia is a vast and multicultural country that attracts up to 120,000 business visitors each year. The country’s strong economy, highly developed infrastructure and large urban centres are partly credited for this figure. This island continent is also a well-positioned ...

Posted By JenniferA
7th April 2023
Duration : 6 Minute Read
Views : 242

How to Get Certified in Scuba Diving

Scuba diving is an exhilarating experience that allows the diver to explore the underwater world and admire the beauty of marine life. One of the essential steps to becoming a proficient diver is to obtain scuba diving certification. Certification ensures that the diver has the ...

Posted By Lucky
29th March 2023
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 322
Federal Hall, Adelaide Central Market.

Top 7 Stops For Foodie Travellers Exploring Australia

Australia is a perfect holiday destination for many reasons, but one of the greatest appeals of the Sunburned Country is the sheer culinary diversity that it has on offer. There are an abundance of hidden makers and mongers busy at work across all corners of this island continent, ...

Posted By JenniferA
15th March 2023 (Updated 20th March 2023)
Duration : 7 Minute Read
Views : 208
Kangaroo Point

From Surfing to Hiking: The Best Outdoor Activities for Expats in Brisbane

Brisbane is one of the best cities in Australia for people who enjoy both the convenience of city living and the proximity to rural fun. The mix of fun things to do in Brisbane is vast and exhilarating. Head over eastwards and you'll have a blast with the large array of Gold's ...

Posted By Rebecca
9th March 2023
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 231

8 Outdoor Activities In Australia To Bring You Closer Together As A Family

Spending quality time with family is an essential way to make lasting memories and build relationships. Outdoor activities are a great way to bring the family together while also enjoying nature and connecting to the world around us. So why not make plans to get outside with ...

Posted By JenniferA
24th February 2023
Duration : 5 Minute Read
Views : 223

The Guide To Celebrating A Special Birthday With That Signature Sydney Style

When it comes to celebrating a birthday, we all want to feel special and appreciated. However, when it comes time for marking a significant birthday, how do you go that little bit of the extra mile? There is no doubt that Sydney is a beautiful city that has many historical landmarks, ...

Posted By JenniferA
9th February 2023 (Updated 14th February 2023)
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 221

What To Know About Local Laws When Travelling Australia?

Australia’s government and its citizens take great pride in their country’s unique and diverse culture. This is a great reason to visit it, but it also means that there are certain laws and customs you need to be aware of before you travel. If you break any of the ...

Posted By Rebecca
31st January 2023 (Updated 2nd February 2023)
Duration : 5 Minute Read
Views : 420

How To Pack Up And Prepare Your Home Before Moving Overseas

Moving overseas can be a thrilling and rewarding experience, albeit daunting all the same. There are usually some serious logistical challenges that you’ll need to be prepared for, some of which can feel so vast and complicated that it can be difficult to know where to ...

Posted By JenniferA
11th January 2023
Duration : 5 Minute Read
Views : 404

Is 3 weeks enough to visit Australia?

Australia is a vast and diverse country with so much to see and do. It's a place that can easily fill up a month-long vacation, and even then, you may feel like you've only scratched the surface. But what if you only have three weeks to spare? Is it even possible to get a taste ...

Posted By Vlad
9th January 2023
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 327

How To Make The Most Of Your Holiday On The Central Coast

The Central Coast is an ideal place to spend your holiday. It’s not just because of the warm weather, gorgeous beaches, or the abundance of opportunities for outdoor adventure. It’s because the Central Coast has something for everyone: from wine-tasting tours to ...

Posted By Rebecca
4th January 2023
Duration : 5 Minute Read
Views : 217

9 Ways To Protect Yourself When Driving Around Australia

Australia is home to extreme weather conditions and an abundance of native animals. So when you’re travelling around the country, you might want to prepare yourself for a number of difficult situations. And the case is no different when you’re behind the steering ...

Posted By Rebecca
4th January 2023
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 196

Top 10 Hidden Getaways for Your Next Boating Adventure

Fancy sailing to a hidden getaway for your next boating adventure? Whether it will involve a long quest across vast oceans or a quick jaunt up the coast, there are plenty of places you can head to. Outlined below are 10 fabulous ports of call that are either only accessible ...

Posted By Rebecca
23rd December 2022
Duration : 6 Minute Read
Views : 221

Hiker's Hunger: 6 Convenient Snacking Tips For Long Distance On-Foot Travel

When you’re hiking, one of the most important things to remember is to snack regularly in order to keep your energy levels up. It can be easy to get caught up in the beauty of nature and forget to eat, but if you don’t fuel your body properly you’re likely ...

Posted By JenniferA
31st October 2022
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 282

Everything You Need To Know About The Aussie Backpacking Scene

A land filled with adrenaline-inducing experiences, remarkable road trips, breathtaking wildlife and vibrant city vibes, Australia has been and continues to be one of the top destinations in the world for adventurous travellers and backpackers alike. It is no wonder that thousands ...

Posted By JenniferA
18th August 2022 (Updated 19th August 2022)
Duration : 7 Minute Read
Views : 500

6 Tips for Planning Your Next Aussie Road Trip

There’s no doubt that Australia is one of the best countries in the world for a road trip, with beautiful scenery as far as the eye can see in every state and territory. When planning your getaway, though, there are many key factors to consider to ensure you’re fully ...

Posted By Adrian
23rd June 2022
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 404

All You Need To Know About Fishing in Sydney (New South Wales)

If you're fond of fishing and haven’t tried throwing a line in New South Wales yet, you're in for one of the best fishing experiences of your life! From Sydney's serene lakes and tranquil rivers to its gorgeous beaches, the place welcomes anglers of all skill levels – ...

Posted By Jaystone
2nd March 2022
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 394

Australia’s Best Eco-Tourism Experiences

Australia is one of the most biologically-diverse countries on earth. 91% of the country is covered with natural vegetation and it’s home to over 140 species of marsupials. Since there’s so much natural wilderness to explore, Australia is a popular destination for ...

Posted By JenniferD
16th February 2022
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 280

Two-Wheel Trekking: Planning Your First Cross Country Biking Adventure

There’s no ifs and or buts about it, Australia offers the best terrain to be explored on a motorbike. From red, dusty plains, to shimmering coastal landscapes, there are so many diverse attractions to see, so packing your swag and heading out into the bush on your bike ...

Posted By JenniferA
14th February 2022 (Updated 3rd June 2022)
Duration : 6 Minute Read
Views : 305

Cross Country Cruising: Australia's Top Biking Trails

Tired of your local cycling tracks? Looking to pack the bike on the roof racks of your car and head off in pursuit of adventures? These biking trails are some of the best (and most challenging) in the country and will provide memorable experiences for people from all walks of ...

Posted By JenniferA
25th November 2021
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 308

Summer is Here - Make the Most of It With These Outdoor Activities!

The days are becoming longer, and the weather is getting nicer. This could only mean one thing: summer is here! This is the time to put on some sunscreen and distance yourself away from your couch and Netflix. Today we're sharing the top five summer activities that will keep ...

Posted By JenniferA
22nd November 2021
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 271

5 Tips for an Epic Self-Drive Journey

The best memories are often created when traveling with the people you love. When planned properly, road trips can be a memorable vacation and a great bonding experience with your loved ones. Whether you plan to go for a drive across the country or hit the road for a couple of ...

Posted By SamanthaW
13th October 2021 (Updated 5th February 2022)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 572

Calming Dog Beds: The Ultimate Pet Travel Accessory

We all love to explore the open road with our pets. What's better than going on a long extended road trip with your best friend? Unfortunately taking your pup out on the open road and in an unfamiliar environment can be unsettling for many dogs. It is estimated around 40% of ...

Posted By Lorna Rooney
8th September 2021 (Updated 5th February 2022)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 1026

Boat Inspections - What's Involved?

If you are considering buying a boat, you must take the time to carry out a detailed boat inspection before finalising the sale. Not only do you want to make sure that you are getting the best value possible for your money, but you will also want to ensure that your new vessel ...

Posted By JenniferA
26th August 2021 (Updated 5th February 2022)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 513

Exploring Wild Australia From The Comfort Of Your Car

One of the biggest pull factors Australia has is its huge amount of wilderness areas. From Uluru and The Outback to the island of Tasmania, Australia hosts some of the biggest areas of wilderness on the planet, according to the Wilderness Society. For those wanting to experience ...

Posted By JenniferD
24th August 2021 (Updated 20th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 1432
Lake District, UK.

Top Choices for a UK Staycation

Each year, millions of people around the world flock to the United Kingdom to take advantage of the beautiful sights and sounds to be found in the UK, whether it be the pristine lakes of Lake District, Cumbria, or the magnificence of the Scottish Isles. Naturally, someone looking ...

Posted By Sarah1
9th July 2021 (Updated 27th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 372

The 4 Best E-Bike Tours to Experience in Australia

For many Aussies, imagining a bike tour only brings foreign images to mind — Cuban beaches, French vineyards, and Tuscan hills. However, Australia isn’t too far behind when it comes to trails and roads with views just as enticing. Here are four of the best E-Bike ...

Posted By Jay123
30th June 2021 (Updated 26th October 2022)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 1600

How You Can Effectively Prepare For Any Australian Adventure-Packed Holiday

Australia is well-known for being one of the best countries to go surfing, with Byron Bay being a notorious surfing hotspot. However, aside from catching a wave or two, Australia is also the prime location for a number of other adventurous activities, including camping, hiking ...

Posted By JenniferD
11th June 2021 (Updated 27th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 782

How to Find The Best Airbnb Property Management Services in London

Managing an Airbnb rental property is already challenging and time-consuming on its own. Now, what more if you already have a full-time job? It just makes Airbnb hosting seems impossible. Fortunately, this is not the case nowadays anymore. You can easily outsource help and delegate ...

Posted By Sarah1
26th April 2021 (Updated 27th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 522

6 Must-Visit Coastal Camping Sites

With Australians all over the nation being urged to book a holiday at home in order to support local tourism industries, more and more people are now exploring the wonderful home that we call Australia. Australia is a land rich in stunning coastal towns that are just waiting ...

Posted By JenniferA
22nd February 2021 (Updated 27th October 2021)
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 400

Creating A Jewellery Collection Inspired By Travel

It’s been a strange year for tourism and jewellery alike, with the recent Jewellery in Australia report showing that the jewellery industry has seen a steep decline in recent months owing to lower tourism-related sales. Of course, if you are a natural adventurer, there ...

Posted By JenniferD
11th February 2021 (Updated 20th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 407

Get the Most Out of Your Trip to Australia

Going to Australia is the dream holiday for people all over the world.However, if you have never been before, the idea of travelling to the other side of the world can be extremely daunting without sufficient planning. In this guide, we’re going to look at some of the key ...

Posted By Catherine
28th January 2021 (Updated 27th October 2021)
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 323
Rottnest Island

Water Wanderer: Five Destinations To See By Boat

When most of us think of a trip around this great country of ours, how many of you have images of hooking up the camper van to your ute and driving along until you find the closest caravan site, or maybe you just like hitting the road in the vehicle itself and making rest stops ...

Posted By JenniferA
25th January 2021 (Updated 27th October 2021)
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 304

Top Destinations In Australia To Spend The Christmas Holidays

Temperatures around Christmas day in Australia can reach soaring heights of 36ᵒC, and are some of the hottest days all year round. In Australia, December to February are the summer months, making it the ideal getaway for those looking to escape the blustery winter weather. ...

Posted By JenniferA
11th December 2020 (Updated 27th October 2021)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 393

Breaking Down Australia's Top Fishing Destinations

Australia is a true one-of-a-kind destination that is filled to the brim with natural wonders and breathtaking scenery. Not only is this true for the lush rainforests and sprawling historical cities, but Australia’s oceans, rivers, waterways and beaches are also second ...

Posted By JenniferA
9th June 2020 (Updated 27th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 464

4 Tips For Making the Most Out Of Your Motorcycling Adventure in Australia

Australia is a land of sports and adventure. Every individual traveling to this place always has myriads of exciting escapades to indulge in. And one such adventurous sport is motorcycling. You might even have heard about the motocross culture of the OZs. Or about how motorcycling ...

Posted By JenniferA
23rd March 2020 (Updated 9th October 2022)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 622
Hostel Accommodation

Comparing Hostels Around The World To Australia: What To Know

Australia is a great and safe place for any traveler, including those who want to travel solo. There are just so many spectacular places and exciting activities that you can do in the country. If you are worried about cost, there are budget-friendly options that are available. If ...

Posted By William
29th November 2019 (Updated 9th October 2022)
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 569
Drone Photographs

How To Take Breathtaking Videos While Backpacking

Whether you are heading out into the mountains for an extended off-road camping adventure or if you are sticking to urban areas for a minimalist holiday, backpacking is one of the best ways to travel. By keeping your equipment light and heading out into new territory, you can ...

Posted By JenniferA
29th November 2019 (Updated 28th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 693
Camping in Australia

Best Camping Locations to Spot Aussie Critters

Koalas and kangaroos and wombats, oh my! When you head into the wild for a camping adventure, you will almost certainly be sharing your campsite with some Aussie critters. While there are some dangerous animals you won’t want to encounter on your journeys, there are plenty ...

Posted By DennisH
26th November 2019 (Updated 28th October 2021)
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 511

Tips To Prepare For Your International Flight From Sydney

Tips To Prepare For Your International Flight From Sydney Many would consider Sydney as one of the best cities in the world. This is because of the attractions you can experience in Sydney. For one, Sydney is a heaven for foodies because it features food spots with different ...

Posted By William
15th November 2019 (Updated 9th October 2022)
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 1220

Common Expat Communities in Australia: What You Need to Know

Many people dream about taking a summer vacation to the land down under. And for some people, their trip to Australia inspires them to move there. Australia offers a high quality of living, beautiful landscapes, an unpolluted atmosphere, and a more laid-back lifestyle. The population ...

Posted By DennisH
12th November 2019 (Updated 29th October 2021)
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 604

Healthy You: 6 Fabulous Ways to Maintain Healthy Routine

There are various things that you should be doing to keep up your health—there is no one silver bullet to good health. These things have to do with physical, emotional and social health. Here are some of the things that you should be doing. Exercise Exercise is extremely ...

Posted By LauraG
10th September 2019 (Updated 29th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 642

6 Little Known Tips For Motoring Enthusiasts For Adrenaline Rush

Are you a motoring enthusiast? Do you like the ultimate thrill when you get behind the wheel? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this article is for you. The tips below will provide you with the best things you can do to make your car an adrenaline driving machine. 1. ...

Posted By LauraG
10th September 2019 (Updated 29th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 675

Do It The Aussie Way: Where To Shop Like A Local

If you’re a visitor to Australia, you will want to stake out their shopping scene because they offer an eclectic mix of options that run from local handmade crats to luxury designers. The land of Oz is one of the most exotic places to visit across the globe when it comes ...

Posted By JenniferD
10th September 2019 (Updated 9th October 2022)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 763

The Best Tents For Different Climates

If you’re planning a camping trip away, preparing for the climate you will face is essential for ensuring you stay safe and happy during your holiday. One key thing to bear in mind during your trip preparations is your tent. Most camping enthusiasts will know that there ...

Posted By HelenB
13th August 2019 (Updated 29th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 2006
Airport Transfers

How To Choose The Right Airport Transfers For You

The last thing you’d want to think about after an exhausting flight is the dependability of the airport transfer you called. For this same reason, you’d want to seriously think about your options and what companies can provide you with efficiency, comfort and reliability. ...

Posted By SarahM
3rd August 2019 (Updated 14th January 2020)
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 955 | Comments : 1

The Business Trip Bible - How to Make the Most of Travelling For Work

An upcoming business trip can be met with collective groans and trepidation. Often limited in duration, work trips carry the stigma of often being stressful and unenjoyable. However, by preparing early, your next business trip can be a mix of productive work and leisure. With ...

Posted By JenniferA
26th May 2019
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 907
Australian Healthcare

Understanding Australian Healthcare Insurance As An Expat

When moving abroad, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to your well-being. Expats opting to move to Australia are often well looked after in this regard, with a report on healthcare standards in Vox rating the country 2nd out of 11 major countries. While the quality ...

Posted By JenniferD
13th May 2019
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 869

Tips For Camping And RVing With Your Furry Friend

If you are a pet lover, you consider your furry friend as part of your family. Camping or RVing will not be complete without them. Before you go on a camping trip with your dogs, it is essential to plan. An RVing adventure will be more fun if you have made a lot of preparations. ...

Posted By LuisaN
8th May 2019 (Updated 20th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 752

The Importance of Choosing a Reputable Travel Insurance Provider

Insurance is important when you’re travelling and it’s crucial that you take the time to understand some of the reasons why so you can choose the right insurance for your trip. The whole reason that consumers pay millions of dollars in insurance premiums worldwide ...

Posted By JenniferA
8th May 2019
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 816
Byron Bay

The Perks to Visiting Australia in the Summer

Many people have a goal of visiting the “land down under” at least once in their lives. But once that dream gets closer to a reality, it’s time to start thinking about the finer details – like which season is best to visit Australia. And in truth… The ...

Posted By PaulJ
4th May 2019 (Updated 29th October 2021)
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 2585
Travelling on a Budget

How to Travel Through Australia on a Budget

Have you always wanted to explore Australia? For many, it’s a major once-in-a-lifetime trip, so you should absolutely make the most of it while you’re there. But Australia isn’t tiny. In fact, it’s the world’s 6th largest country and accounts for ...

Posted By PaulJ
25th March 2019 (Updated 29th October 2021)
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 1395

Heart and Sole: The Right Hiking Shoes Will Take You To Great Heights

Hiking is a venture second to none. Navigating rough terrain, and carving your own trails out of a mountain - it’s hard to imagine a better way to explore an area and stay fit. However, as any hiker will tell you, you’re only as good as your gear. If you’re ...

Posted By JenniferA
18th January 2019
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 1432
Dress to Impress

How To Dress to Impress When Out at Night in Australia

When paying a visit to Australia you might assume that the general fashion style points more towards casual and sporty than it does smart and sophisticated. You won’t be entirely wrong in your assumption as this is certainly true for places such as Surfers Paradise and ...

Posted By JenniferD
18th December 2018
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 1043

Making the Final Connections to Complete Your Move to Australia

Over the last 20 years there has been a huge increase in Australia’s annual immigration with 2.5 times more people moving to the country now than in 1996. If you’ve decided to join them after falling in with the country during your travels, you’ll need to take ...

Posted By JenniferD
7th December 2018
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 859

A Complete Guide on Relocating to Australia

Australia is becoming an increasingly popular location for people looking to relocate for business, pleasure or familial reasons. In fact, in 2017, Australia led the world in the number of immigrants with net assets of $1 million or more relocating to the country. Australia has ...

Posted By JenniferD
18th July 2018 (Updated 9th October 2022)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 1246
Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia

Visit Australia: Funding Your Australian Adventure

By the end of April 2018, Australia has seen approximately 9 million visitors and experienced a continued increase in its visitors of 6.3 percent. With the country experiencing a boom in tourism and global interest, it is safe to say the country is high on the list as one of ...

Posted By JenniferD
3rd July 2018 (Updated 4th September 2018)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 1675
Dubrovnik, Croatia

5 Things to Consider Before Agreeing to a Travel Loan

You have decided to take out a travel loan for that trip that you have been trying to save. However, you are unsure of whether taking out a loan just for travel is a wise decision. On top of that, this is the first time you would be doing so, and you have no idea where to start ...

Posted By JenniferA
30th May 2018 (Updated 31st May 2018)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 1639
Four Wheel Drive Training

Safety Tips for Off-Road Driving

When embarking on an extensive holiday, typically you’d make every precaution to plan ahead. This would mean having up-to-date passports and visas, packing suitable clothes, taking out adequate travel and health insurance, having the appropriate immunisations, and being ...

Posted By SafeRight
12th September 2017 (Updated 24th April 2018)
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 1977
Airport Security Check

10 Things You Should Never Have in Your Hand Luggage

(Or You Won't Get Through the Airport!) When it comes to air travel, strict regulations apply in regards to what you can carry onto your flight. What not to have in your hand luggage might seem like it should be common sense by now, but every day countless items are confiscated ...

Posted By InsureandGo
8th September 2017 (Updated 29th October 2021)
Duration : 5 Minute Read
Views : 1906
Working Holiday

Planning on an Australian Working Holiday? Don’t forget these tips!

There are a few key ingredients that make up a successful working holiday. The first is a great budget accommodation provider, think a Melbourne hostel, where you can stay while you work without breaking the bank. The other is, of course, a work visa. You need one of these before ...

Posted By JKakkar
23rd August 2017 (Updated 29th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 2100

6 Reasons That Hybrid Bikes Are Becoming the Go-To For Everyday Cycling in Australia

Many commuters around Melbourne choose to cycle to work rather than face traffic driving or deal with overcrowded public transportation. These same people often cycle for fun on the weekends, taking advantage of the many different terrains and sceneries the Melbourne area has ...

Posted By JenniferA
18th August 2017 (Updated 18th September 2017)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 1580

The Longevity of Light - How to Decide Which Flashlight You Should Buy For Travelling

Travelling is one of the most exciting things you can do, and each location requires a different set of tools or clothes to get you there and back again safely. If you’re going to places like New York City or London, you’ll probably need warm clothes and comfortable ...

Posted By JenniferA
17th August 2017
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 1729
Travel Packing

The Essentials for Seeing Everything Australia Has to Offer

Is it time for your next adventure? Fancy jetting off to Australia? Go ahead. Australia is a huge, remarkable place and offers you a variety of exciting opportunities. With help and inspiration from, this article will help you find yourself fully prepared for whatever ...

Posted By JCarter
8th June 2017 (Updated 29th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 2566
Flying Drones

3 Things To Do Before Taking Drone Photography

Drones are a fantastic invention that can be used for a wide range of things. One of the most common uses of drones are for photography. You can capture photos that you never thought possible, elevating your photography to the next level. There are a number of things you should ...

Posted By JKakkar
24th March 2017 (Updated 29th October 2021)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 2421
items to keep inside your car's breakdown kit

7 essential items to keep inside your car's breakdown kit

There is nothing more frustrating than your vehicle breaking down while you are on the road. This is especially the case if you are in an area without mobile signal. It is essential to ensure you have an emergency breakdown kit in your vehicle, as you never know when a breakdown ...

Posted By JenniferA
24th January 2017
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 1962

How to Work Out the Fuel Consumption for Your Next Sailing Adventure

It doesn’t matter where you are in the world, you’ll find a sailing fanatic in a marine showroom asking ‘So, how much does this thing burn?’ It’s a common question and for obvious reasons. You wouldn’t buy a new car without checking its fuel ...

Posted By JenniferA
22nd December 2016
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 1942
Travel the World

Everything You Need to Know About a Round-The-World Trip

When you see the world via pictures and/or through the eyes of others you don't experience local activities, see the depth of color, hear the sounds, smell the odor nor taste the regional food as it is actually cooked. These experiences are what drives many travelers to circumnavigate ...

Posted By JenniferA
19th September 2016
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 2051
Currency Exchange

What Is Currency Hedging And How Your Knowledge Of This Market Can Be A Positive

Are you planning a trip abroad but worried about how far your spending money will stretch? Maybe you fancy a serious attempt to make money from the currency markets? Let me guide you through how you can use the techniques and knowledge of currency hedging to your advantage. Currency ...

Posted By mick
10th June 2016
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 6893
Pop Up Gazebo

Pop Up Gazebo - An Essential for Your Next Camping Trip

The pop up gazebo is becoming quite the staple item for camping and outdoor enthusiasts around Australia. However, with people wanting to utilise what little time they on activities, convenience becomes key, and with new advancements in camping gear and equipment it is making ...

Posted By mick
3rd June 2016 (Updated 27th September 2016)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 2283
Camping in Australia

5 Things That Can Go Wrong on a Caravan Trip

What could be better than loading up your caravan and taking a long road trip around Australia? Explore the outback, swim in the beaches, see the country towns. There really are countless things to see and do in Australia. But you don't need to be told about all the places you ...

Posted By mick
5th May 2016 (Updated 12th April 2017)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 3907
Queensland Boating

4 Tips for Boating in Queensland

With sunny days, spectacular coastlines and awesome fishing, there's no doubt that it's hard to beat Queensland for great boating opportunities. Whether you prefer drifting through the rivers with a line in the water, or speeding towards the reef or the wrecks with a scuba tank ...

Posted By mick
29th April 2016 (Updated 14th June 2017)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 2356
24 Hour Mechanical Services

Car Service is Always There when You Need It

When a car breaks down, the two issues that drivers are mostly concerned about are getting their car repaired and ensuring that they have alternative transportation for the time being. In many cases, car owners wish that one company provides both the services. The good news is ...

Posted By JenniferA
9th November 2015 (Updated 16th November 2015)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 2580
Driving in the Australian Outback

The Beginner's Guide to Planning an Outback Adventure

It's been a while that you've been thinking about it, the adventure bug has caught you, and you're itching to break out the mundane routine and set yourself to explore the great outback. Whether it's cruising through the lush of the tropical zones or drifting in the bone-dry ...

Posted By JenniferA
27th July 2015
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 3037
Australian Landscape

Travel Photography Tips

Australia, with endless beautiful coastlines and harbours, is the perfect setting for landscape photography. With such a beautiful landscape, it is a photographer’s dream, with the setting sun over the Australian coastline offering up the opportunity to create some of the ...

Posted By TinaB
6th July 2015 (Updated 14th June 2017)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 2682
Teaching English

TESOL - Exploring the world whilst learning - Is it for you?

Travelling is all about broadening your mind and horizons. People have been travelling across the globe for centuries - exploring and discovering different countries, traditions and people. If you love the thrill of travelling and experiencing new cultures then maybe a Teaching ...

Posted By JenniferA
11th May 2015
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 2120
Planning a Road Trip

10 Things to Plan for Before You Set off on a Road Trip

So, you’ve decided to venture out onto the open road and see where it takes you. Road trips are a great way to feel a sense of adventure and freedom, but you shouldn’t simply up and go without taking the time to do some proper planning, especially in a country as ...

Posted By JenniferA
5th May 2015
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 1919
Holiday with Friends

Group Travel In Australia

While independent travel and backpacking throughout Australia is one option for enjoying the “land down under”, group travel has a tremendous amount of benefits for making your experience one that you will never forget. Organized group travel in fact has a lot of ...

Posted By jasonhall
24th April 2015 (Updated 26th October 2022)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 2194

The benefits of the right mechanical seal shafts for marine engines

Mechanical seal shafts for marine engines So you’re out on that new boat, the water is fresh and the birds are chirping. You’ve never had it so good. The weather is perfect and the fish are biting, or you’re just enjoying a good boat trip out. All of that ...

Posted By JenniferA
11th March 2015 (Updated 26th October 2022)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 2416
Set Up Your RV the Correct Way

How to Set Up Your RV the Correct Way

So you have planned an amazing caravan road trip for you and your family. Surely you must have made a list of the places that have caravan camping sites. But is it just enough to show up on these places? You can’t just set up your RV in any way you like. There are some ...

Posted By dannysmith
9th September 2014 (Updated 28th October 2014)
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 4983

Four Great Reasons Why Australia Is a Great Honeymoon Destination

Being that it is one of the most remote and beautiful countries in the world, Australia has a lot to offer for honeymooners. As soon as you get off the airplane and into your Budget rent-a-car, sky-is-the-limit on the amount of enjoyment Australia can bring to newlyweds. From ...

Posted By jasonhall
30th August 2014 (Updated 17th September 2014)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 2521
Opel Jewellery

An Australian Souvenir From Your Australian Trip

Finding a souvenir that truly reflects Australia’s unsurpassed natural beauty and unforgettable experiences you had while travelling around this vast continent is not necessarily an easy task. If the standard furry koala, larrikin kangaroo wearing a traditional outback ...

Posted By Roland
6th June 2014 (Updated 18th June 2014)
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 10546

Australian Creepy Crawlies

After travelling around Europe and living overseas I noticed one misconception from people who have never visited Australia. A lot of people are under the assumption that Australia is riddled with creepy crawlies (many thinking I need to shake my shoes everyday). Yes, Australia ...

Posted By chantelle
22nd April 2014 (Updated 14th June 2017)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 25237
How to Take a Good Travel Photo

How to Take a Good Travel Photo

Want to take some exciting and unique photos while travelling? Whether it’s in Australia or overseas photos create everlasting memories that you and your friends and family can cherish. (Or laugh at it ten years time). While travelling you see a lot of people walking round ...

Posted By chantelle
2nd April 2014 (Updated 29th July 2019)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 7079 | Comments : 1

5 Tips for Booking Better Train Travel Online

Sometimes, booking your ticket at the station ten minutes before your train leaves seems like the easiest option — even if it does raise your blood pressure and cost you more money. But what if we were to tell you that booking online can actually mean less hassle, less ...

Posted By peetersmith
7th March 2014 (Updated 20th October 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 2849
Pet Vacay With Hanrob Pet Hotels

Pet Vacay With Hanrob Pet Hotels

Planning a trip to visit family or friends this holiday season? Depending on how long you’ll be gone, you may need to board your furry best friend at a kennel. Although many of us balk at the idea of leaving our pets at a kennel, great kennels like the ...

Posted By barkuptoday
27th November 2013 (Updated 11th December 2013)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 6262
Credit Card Security

Credit cards and travelling - the fees and some basics

While planning your holiday can be fun, accessing money on one or using your money while overseas can be a different story. Organising travel money on bad advice or getting caught out when you’re already away can cost you both time and money. When it comes to security, ...

Posted By Kalianna Dean
7th June 2013 (Updated 19th May 2014)
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 7619
Lost Luggage

Is it worth buying travel insurance?

It’s a question that’s asked more commonly that you’d think … is it worth buying travel insurance? In times gone by it wasn’t spoken about by booking agents, they were scared of talking about the additional cost in fear of losing the overall sale. ...

Posted By Navneet
27th May 2013 (Updated 27th October 2014)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 15938 | Comments : 3
Tips for Hiring a Vehicle

From Limousines to Buses: Tips for Hiring a Vehicle in Australia

Need to hire a vehicle while you're in Australia? You've got lots of choices. Unfortunately, there are also a lot of things that can go wrong. Whether you're traveling from one side of the country to the other, or you're visiting from another country, make sure you follow these ...

Posted By Liz
17th April 2013 (Updated 6th January 2021)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 3520 | Comments : 1
Buying Luggage

Buying Luggage

What type of Luggage will I need? This is a common dilemma for anybody embarking on a new journey. It depends on the type of trip you will be taking and how much you want to spend. There are so many options to choose from, ranging from rucksacks to suitcases with two or four ...

Posted By rachel-coxsen
24th August 2012
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 39334
Staying safe on holidays

Staying Safe On Holidays

Thanks to some dodgy characters, it is important to take a few simple saftey measures while on holidays. It can be as simple as holding your hand bag close to your body but there are other measures we can take to ensure everything goes to plan. When in public places it is a ...

Posted By rachel-coxsen
16th August 2012
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 2867
Surviving Hostel Accommodation

Surviving Hostel Accommodation

So you have finally decided to take the plunge and take on the challenge of independent travel. One of the most popular accommodation styles for the independent traveller is backpacker hostels, they are cheap, usually clean and often in good locations. On top of that they are ...

Posted By mick
14th August 2012 (Updated 29th March 2023)
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 4112

Saving Tips

Saving for a holiday can be difficult and the hardest part is getting started. Once you are in a routine and have a goal it is a lot easier to save. The best place to start is to work out which tours and places you would like to visit so that you can set your goal. Paying deposits ...

Posted By rachel-coxsen
14th August 2012 (Updated 29th October 2021)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 3461

Am I too old for backpacking?

Having begun backpacking at the age of 27 and travelled fairly extensively I now am wondering at what age one becomes too old for backpacking. I mean feeling just as fit and in some ways stronger at the age of 39 I can't help wondering if I would be perceived as being too old ...

Posted By mick
26th July 2012 (Updated 2nd August 2022)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 162227 | Comments : 29
Travelling Around Australian with Kids

Your experiences travelling around Australia with kids

Hi there I am writing an article about families travelling around Australia for long periods. I would really love to hear some of your experiences if you have done this recently (or in the past). Things I am interested in specifically are: 1. Funny stories / adventures 2. Hazardous ...

Posted By Fiona
21st October 2008 (Updated 2nd August 2022)
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 202146 | Comments : 337
Travelling around oz with a dog.

Travelling around OZ with a dog

Hi, my partner & I are trying to plan a 12 month working / caravaning trip around Australia with our dog & would love to hear from anyone who has done the same. We already have the Holidaying with Dogs book but would like to hear from anyone first hand regarding ideas ...

Posted By Bex
10th October 2007 (Updated 2nd August 2022)
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 271250 | Comments : 271
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