Tag Archives: Travel

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One for the bucket list: Eastern & Oriental Express

The Eastern & Oriental Express was never one of those trips I thought of doing before, but after a recent trip on this luxury rail journey from Bangkok to Singapore via Malaysia, I’m thankful that I was lucky enough to experience it. It’s definitely one to add to the bucket list…something a little different, and Continue Reading »

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Guest post by Hannah Brooklyn: Natural Wonders in Australia

Ideally, Australia is a country that is worth a visit. It is rich in natural attractions that have remained for ages to be the most outstanding wonders of the world. They are both fantastic and you can’t afford to miss out to see in your lifetime. They include the following; The Great Barrier Reef Believe Continue Reading »

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Guest post by Don Broida: Rafting on the Avon River

My wife has always been one of those people who has no problem staying at home all the time. Don´t get me wrong though, of course there´s nothing wrong with our home, I love it very much but I need to go outdoors and enjoy nature and doing an exciting activity. My wife, however, just Continue Reading »

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Guest post by Hannah Brooklyn: 7 Hot Spots in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the capital city of Netherlands and is the most populous city of the Dutch. There are many hotspots in Amsterdam for doing different things for example for eating, drinking, clubbing, taking photos and for inspiration. The Red Light District is famous for entertainment spots, eating spot and shopping spots in Amsterdam. Stedelijk Museum: Continue Reading »

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Party in a park: Movieworld’s Carnivale!

If you were in or around the Gold Coast (Queensland) in June, you probably heard that Movieworld (“Hollywood on the Gold Coast”) was throwing a “Carnivale” themed event throughout the month (which even extended into a couple dates in July).  So, I decided to go along and check it out with my hubby and some friends Continue Reading »

Baby Travel from Ella Vincent

Guest post by Ella Vincent: Important Things to Consider While Travelling With Baby

Travelling with a baby is not easy especially if it is his first journey in the car. The frequent twists, turns and bumps will disrupt his sleep. He may feel claustrophobic in the car and not eat well. A baby with an empty stomach is not a happy baby. Eventually this makes your journey long. Continue Reading »

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What’s APP-ilicious when you travel?

I don’t know about you but I’m a big fan of using APPs while travelling, it’s so much easier than paper. The one I use the most is “Tripit” because it pretty much keeps all your travel info in 1 app with real-time updates. Not to mention, it’s available for most startphones and tablets whether Continue Reading »

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Guest post by Ella Rich: Budget travel – How to save money on your next vacation

Do you want to go for a vacation but the budget is worrying you. Relax. You don’t need a big wallet to go for a holiday. Just a little planning and self-control can grant you the most memorable holiday ever. Some call it budget travel. I would like to rename it as “smart travel”. Learn Continue Reading »

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Guest Post by Nicole Stanley: How to pack for a Family Vacation

Are you planning to go for a family vacation? Every family wants a vacation filled with memorable moments that are savoured for years to come. Your preliminary preparations play a great role in either making your trip a memorable one or a total disaster. And if you are travelling with kids, it will definitely require Continue Reading »

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Cruising onboard Carnival Spirit + Tips for first time cruisers

Have you been on a cruise ship or seen one docked in a port? You have to admit, they’re pretty magnificent to look at from afar.  I’ve never really been a huge fan of cruising holidays because the idea of being stuck on a ship in the middle of the ocean without land in sight Continue Reading »

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Guest post by Jay Aggarwal: The Allure of Uluru

You don’t know what to expect until you actually see it. The journey to see the ancient monolith is quite something. A 4 hour card ride from Alice Springs Airport and you feel that every sight you are passing could pass as a painting or postcard. It’s an alien world being in the red centre. Continue Reading »

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Throw, roll or fold?

So…whether you’re a frequent traveller or not, I’m keen to see what your “packing” style is when travelling overseas.  Are you the kind of traveller who throws all your clothes into a suitcase and closes the cover, not really caring what’s in there or not? Or, do you like to fold everything neatly keeping with Continue Reading »

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Bula! ~ Fiji

“Bula!” (or Hello in English)…..friendly smiles, warm welcomes and a very very laidback culture is what you’ll find in Fiji. There’s no such thing as ‘time’ here really, people just go with the flow and locals are pretty relaxed – so if relaxing is what you want, that’s what you’ll get (and plenty of it). Continue Reading »

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Great Barrier Reef – Hamilton Island

One of the many Whitsunday islands that make the Great Barrier Reef it’s home is Hamilton Island.  This beautiful little island is known for its coral reefs, blue waters, beaches, wildlife and lots of activities – it  has it’s own little  mini town with restaurants, stores, golfing facilities and even a Yacht Club.If you don’t want to Continue Reading »

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Movie Magic! Universal Studios, Hollywood California

As soon as you get in, it’s all about movie and tv magic! Riding through tv & movie sets – anywhere from Desperate Housewives’ Wisteria Lane to the Bates Hotel in the Psycho movie. Are you a car-lover? you can check out the famous cars featured in movies like ‘Back to the Future’ or ‘Fast and the Continue Reading »