Magical places to be discovered

We all grew up with fairytales and fantasy stories – and if there’s one thing we’ve learned from our travels at InsureandGo, it’s that magical places really do exist!

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Colours of the World

With Spring now officially in bloom, dozens of colours are beginning to pop up all over – from the clothes people are wearing, to the flags that adorn the streets, to the colourful flowers and plants blooming around the city.

In celebration of Spring and the soon-to-be Spring racing carnival, we’d like to take this opportunity to showcase how other destinations and cultures around the world express their incredibly colourful personalities!

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8 unique libraries around the world

When your mind wanders and you start thinking about traveling, libraries around the world might not be something that you typically think about. Prepare to be awed by these beautiful works of architecture and amazing book collections – although after reading this you may find yourself wanting to visit all of these libraries and find your own slice of paradise.

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Weird and unexpected local laws that you can face overseas

Did you know that in Australia it’s illegal to name any animal that you plan to eat?

All around the world unusual local laws such as these can cost clueless tourists thousands of dollars in fines every year. Read about some of the most surprising laws from all around the world to help you avoid fines, jail, or just looking like a confused foreigner on your next holiday!

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8 activities to enjoy a ski holiday without the skiing

Your day on the ski slopes is over; you feel battered and bruised but you are still up for some fun that does not involve skiing… So what do you do?

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There’s a ski slope for everyone in New Zealand

The rush is on; seasoned skiers and shy beginners are packing their multi coloured snow suits and heading to the snow-capped mountains of New Zealand! With so many resorts to choose from, we have compiled a short list of options to help with your search. Remember – none of these have been tried and tested by the InsureandGo team so please review each resort to make sure it suits your personal holiday needs before you leave!

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Eight extraordinary musical instruments you won’t find in Australia

It’s all too easy to forget that there is a wide variety of musical instruments outside mainstream instruments like the guitar, piano or the drums! The more traditional instruments have taken a backseat and it’s hard to even imagine where these instruments would fit in the modern electronic world.

These traditional instruments have great history behind them and offer an insight into the unique cultures of their countries of origin.

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10 tips for first time snow boarders

Your first snow ride can be a little daunting and there are lots of things to remember out on the snow. Here are a few guidelines to keep in mind that’ll ensure a safe and fun trip down the powdery slopes.

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10 amazing pools you need to jump in

If you’re suffering from winter blues and longing for some warm weather, then it’s time to cheer up, by taking a look at some of the most magnificent pools from around the world! Thoughts of sunny days and clear blue water will have you planning your next trip in no time, and also give you an escape from the dark days of winter. It’s time for you to take a virtual holiday right now and check out some of the most beautiful pools from all around the world!

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Five bizarre eateries around the world

Most of us consider different styles of restaurant to relate to the specific cuisine rather than the actual venue. While this may be the norm, we are seeing a surge of restaurants that are being built and characterised around specific themes. These won’t necessarily fit with your traditional knowledge on what a restaurant is; but their differences make them unique and many have become icons in their countries.

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