Category: Travel tips

Saving Money On Your Cellular Data Bill While Abroad

Saving Money On Your Cellular Data Bill While Abroad

Roaming charges are the Devil. Despite Ofcom’s best attempts, mobile operators still get away with charging an arm and a leg for accessing any of their services abroad. For many of us – who use our phones a great deal when at home – the shift to being without it is a bit too jarring. …

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The train takes some IT strain

The train takes some IT strain

Many businessmen and women think of their travel times as waste of time. They murmur and mumble as their busses and trains announce delays. Some, on the other hand, take advantage of the ‘dead’ travel time and space to prepare for the challenges ahead. Particularly, those traveling on a train between cities have plenty of …

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Using Postagram To Connect With Others While On Holiday

Using Postagram To Connect With Others While On Holiday

Postagram offers the opportunity to print your own postcards and have them remotely delivered, right from your iOS or Android phone. But is the service good value? We’ll compare it with buying postcards, and with printing your own. As seen in the New York Times and on websites such as Mashable and TechCrunch, Postagram is …

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Turn Your Android Tablet Into Your Travel Agent

Turn Your Android Tablet Into Your Travel Agent

Travel agents are wonderful. They’re full of knowledge about your destination, they know about the best deals on flights and hotels, and they can share all manner of little secrets about attractions off the beaten track. Unfortunately, in most cases you can’t take your travel agent on vacation with you! Fortunately, you can take your …

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Pre-departure check list

Pre-departure check list

You’ve booked your flights, packed your gear, and made sure that you have enough space on your camera’s memory card to document your trip! But before you get too carried away make sure you have everything on my pre-departure check list – the last thing you want to happen is arriving at the airport and realising …

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Travel Vaccinations – worth the cost?

Travel Vaccinations – worth the cost?

One of the recommendations for anyone heading overseas – especially to popular backpacking destinations like South East Asia and Latin America – is a course of travel vaccinations. Yet the cost of a jab in the arm can make many budget travellers think twice about visiting the doctor before they hit the road. In my …

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Travel Insurance is Vital for Budget Travellers

Travel Insurance is Vital for Budget Travellers

It still surprises me that many people don’t see why travel insurance is vital for any international trip. People who insure their house and car in case something goes wrong suddenly decide that nothing bad will happen when they’re overseas. Believe me, it does, as my friend found out the hard way. When discussing travel …

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Travel advisories (and why you should read them)

Travel advisories (and why you should read them)

You trawled through guidebooks to choose your destination, did your research to get the cheapest flights, and nailed down a travel insurance policy. Many people think that’s where trip planning ends, but there’s another important aspect that’s often overlooked. Throughout the world, political and environmental situations change with little or no notice. To make sure you …

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Where I get cheap flights

Where I get cheap flights

For many people the biggest expense when travelling are the flights to your destination. There are plenty of airlines and travel agencies out there who all claim to offer the “best deal”, but it pays to shop around to get the cheapest fares. With so much choice it can be difficult to get started. In order to …

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The Benefits of Choosing the Right Long Term Airport Parking Solution

The Benefits of Choosing the Right Long Term Airport Parking Solution

Benefits of Right Long Term Airport Parking Whether you frequently travel in and out of the Melbourne Airport on business or pleasure, you may regularly drive your own car to the airport for the convenience that self-transportation provides. Finding the right long term parking Melbourne service is important because it can impact your travel expenses, your convenience …

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10 Tips When Stay In Hotel

10 Tips When Stay In Hotel

Stay in a hotel probably is familiar to most people who like to travel, whether for business or on vacation or traveling. But, according to people who have never stayed at the hotel certainly is a little clunky. Well what the hell, the rules that must be adhered to when you stay at the hotel? …

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Ways To Stay Safe On The Slopes

Ways To Stay Safe On The Slopes

There is always a lot of excitement and adventure on the ski slopes across the Alps, but with all that fun and excitement you will also want to make sure that you take in all the precautions to ensure that you stay safe when you are out on the slopes. Stay Posted about the Amount …

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Discovering Australia on a Multi-Stop Trip Some Tips for a great holiday

Discovering Australia on a Multi-Stop Trip Some Tips for a great holiday

Australia is without a doubt one of the best places to visit for any traveller looking for adventure. The country has a lot to offer—from its pristine coral reefs to its stunning landscapes—which is why it makes perfect sense to choose it as you next holiday destination. Since the Land Down Under is brimming with …

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Finding the Best Ballroom Dancing Cruise

Finding the Best Ballroom Dancing Cruise

How do you fancy spending your holiday on a beautiful cruise liner whilst also improving your ballroom dancing skills? Perfect for both beginners and advanced dancers, a ballroom dancing cruise is great for anyone who wants to get their dance shoes on and meet a few likeminded individuals at the same time. Think how amazing …

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12 Tips For Travelers Cruising With Kids

12 Tips For Travelers Cruising With Kids

If you’re taking a cruise taking your kids along with you, don’t be fraught with anxiety. Granted, it is a floating trip and you’ll be on the sea for days together before sighting land. It’s an unnerving experience if it’s your first time as an adult. For a child, it can be quite traumatic if …

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How to Prepare for Road Trips With Your Pet Dog

How to Prepare for Road Trips With Your Pet Dog

Road trips with the family are simply the best.  Nothing beats having your car window rolled down with the wind beating your face at speeds of up to 80 KPH.  That’s as close as you can get to living out your dreams of being an Indy car racer! Your daredevil driver dreams become more fun …

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Tips for packing for extended stays abroad

Tips for packing for extended stays abroad

It’s hard to pack when traveling internationally. There’s no way to avoid the luggage weight rules of airlines, and no one wants to pay those fines for going over! But you also have to consider the weather of your foreign destination, what dress is culturally appropriate, and if there are any important sartorial details for …

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Five Outdoor Sports That You Have to Try when Camping

Five Outdoor Sports That You Have to Try when Camping

Nature provides us with a natural background for fun and excitement.  If you are like me, though, you may not understand just how to use it to gain all that it has to offer.  Knowing some fun activities to complete with your family can be helpful.  Included is a list of outdoor sports that my …

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