The Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year (CNY) is such a dramatic and fun celebration to be part of but what do you you do if you can’t travel to China this year to celebrate? You join the local celebrations in the country you’re in of course! With so much of the world’s population […]
Last month Conde Nast published their 50 top cities in the world based on votes by over 100,000 travelers. As I flipped through the list I was nodding at many and intrigued by others I had yet to visit myself. It’s that time of the year when many of us reflect on the year that […]
When it comes to travelling overseas, we all tend to have our own packing habits and preferences. You’ll get the savvy travellers who have several hacks up their sleeve and pack two weeks prior to departure, and then there are those like me who leave packing to the very last minute. Interestingly, based on Cathay […]
We’ve always carried a first aid kit in the car but since we’ve been in Australia we’ve found we’ve dug into it more often. Have you thought about adding one to your travel kit or refreshing the expired items recently?
This huge country needs exploring. Which means leaving the cities and coastal strip and heading into the heartland. Driving in remote, outback and rural areas is a little different to what the majority of Australians and international visitors do on a day to day basis so here is what you need to know to drive safely in Australia.
In our years travelling things have changed dramatically. Inspiration for our early trips came from glossy pamphlets at the travel agent or more often posters of the latest special deals in their high street windows. Of course back then what we ended up booking was a blind choice based on one photo and a few […]
I first heard about the magic of kairo when we were preparing to go to Japan for the Sapporo snow festival. I live in the sub-tropics and I really don’t like to be cold so I was wondering how people went about day to day life when it snows every day and the temperature has a minus in […]
Travellers can be a little difficult to buy for, particularly those of us that like pretty and practical and don’t want to be weighted down with a mountain of luggage. Here’s a few of my favourite ideas for holiday gifts for travellers in your life this year. (1) iTunes Card Our trusty gadgets (iPhones and […]
Does the concept of protecting your skin from the ultra violet rays, or sun screen in general, leave you a little confused and possibly a bit underwhelmed? Travelling and our outdoor lifestyle mean I spend a huge amount of time out in the elements, I have pale skin and I have no wish to look older than […]