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.
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 ...
29th March 2023
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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, ...
15th March 2023 (Updated 20th March 2023)
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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 ...
9th March 2023
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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 ...
24th February 2023
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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, ...
9th February 2023 (Updated 14th February 2023)
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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 ...
31st January 2023 (Updated 2nd February 2023)
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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 ...
11th January 2023
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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 ...
9th January 2023
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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 ...
4th January 2023
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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 ...
4th January 2023
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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 ...
23rd December 2022
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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 ...
31st October 2022
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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 ...
18th August 2022 (Updated 19th August 2022)
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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 ...
23rd June 2022
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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 – ...
2nd March 2022
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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 ...
16th February 2022
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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 ...
14th February 2022 (Updated 3rd June 2022)
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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 ...
25th November 2021
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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 ...
22nd November 2021
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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 ...
13th October 2021 (Updated 5th February 2022)
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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 ...
8th September 2021 (Updated 5th February 2022)
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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 ...
26th August 2021 (Updated 5th February 2022)
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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 ...
24th August 2021 (Updated 20th October 2021)
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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 ...
9th July 2021 (Updated 27th October 2021)
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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 ...
30th June 2021 (Updated 26th October 2022)
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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 ...
11th June 2021 (Updated 27th October 2021)
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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 ...
26th April 2021 (Updated 27th October 2021)
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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 ...
22nd February 2021 (Updated 27th October 2021)
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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 ...
11th February 2021 (Updated 20th October 2021)
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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 ...
28th January 2021 (Updated 27th October 2021)
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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 ...
25th January 2021 (Updated 27th October 2021)
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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. ...
11th December 2020 (Updated 27th October 2021)
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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 ...
9th June 2020 (Updated 27th October 2021)
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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 ...
23rd March 2020 (Updated 9th October 2022)
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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 ...
29th November 2019 (Updated 9th October 2022)
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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 ...
29th November 2019 (Updated 28th October 2021)
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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 ...
26th November 2019 (Updated 28th October 2021)
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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 ...
15th November 2019 (Updated 9th October 2022)
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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 ...
12th November 2019 (Updated 29th October 2021)
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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 ...
10th September 2019 (Updated 29th October 2021)
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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. ...
10th September 2019 (Updated 29th October 2021)
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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 ...
10th September 2019 (Updated 9th October 2022)
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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 ...
13th August 2019 (Updated 29th October 2021)
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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. ...
3rd August 2019 (Updated 14th January 2020)
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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 ...
26th May 2019
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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 ...
13th May 2019
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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. ...
8th May 2019 (Updated 20th October 2021)
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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 ...
8th May 2019
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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 ...
4th May 2019 (Updated 29th October 2021)
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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 ...
25th March 2019 (Updated 29th October 2021)
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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 ...
18th January 2019
Views : 1302
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 ...
18th December 2018
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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 ...
7th December 2018
Views : 729
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 ...
18th July 2018 (Updated 9th October 2022)
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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 ...
3rd July 2018 (Updated 4th September 2018)
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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 ...
30th May 2018 (Updated 31st May 2018)
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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 ...
12th September 2017 (Updated 24th April 2018)
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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 ...
8th September 2017 (Updated 29th October 2021)
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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 ...
23rd August 2017 (Updated 29th October 2021)
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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 ...
18th August 2017 (Updated 18th September 2017)
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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 ...
17th August 2017
Views : 1598
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 gearhungry.com, this article will help you find yourself fully prepared for whatever ...
8th June 2017 (Updated 29th October 2021)
Views : 2426
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 ...
24th March 2017 (Updated 29th October 2021)
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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 ...
24th January 2017
Views : 1821
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 ...
22nd December 2016
Views : 1809
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 ...
19th September 2016
Views : 1894
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 ...
10th June 2016
Views : 6764
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 ...
3rd June 2016 (Updated 27th September 2016)
Views : 2140
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 ...
5th May 2016 (Updated 12th April 2017)
Views : 3729
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 ...
29th April 2016 (Updated 14th June 2017)
Views : 2205
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 ...
9th November 2015 (Updated 16th November 2015)
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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 ...
27th July 2015
Views : 2885
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 ...
6th July 2015 (Updated 14th June 2017)
Views : 2555
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 ...
11th May 2015
Views : 1998
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 ...
5th May 2015
Views : 1786
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 ...
24th April 2015 (Updated 26th October 2022)
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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 ...
11th March 2015 (Updated 26th October 2022)
Views : 2242
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 ...
9th September 2014 (Updated 28th October 2014)
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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 ...
30th August 2014 (Updated 17th September 2014)
Views : 2373
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 ...
6th June 2014 (Updated 18th June 2014)
Views : 10411
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 ...
22nd April 2014 (Updated 14th June 2017)
Views : 24986
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 ...
2nd April 2014 (Updated 29th July 2019)
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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 ...
7th March 2014 (Updated 20th October 2021)
Views : 2720
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 http://www.hanrob.com.au ...
27th November 2013 (Updated 11th December 2013)
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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, ...
7th June 2013 (Updated 19th May 2014)
Views : 7490
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. ...
27th May 2013 (Updated 27th October 2014)
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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 ...
17th April 2013 (Updated 6th January 2021)
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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 ...
24th August 2012
Views : 39175
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 ...
16th August 2012
Views : 2748
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 ...
14th August 2012 (Updated 29th March 2023)
Views : 3978
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 ...
14th August 2012 (Updated 29th October 2021)
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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 ...
26th July 2012 (Updated 2nd August 2022)
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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 ...
21st October 2008 (Updated 2nd August 2022)
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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 ...
10th October 2007 (Updated 2nd August 2022)
Views : 266681 | Comments : 271