How to cope with holiday catastrophes

Cotswalds with winter snow
Travel provides us with all kinds of enjoyment and memorable moments, but what happens when our holiday plans don’t go quite the way we had hoped?

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These are the best countries in the world to be a mother

The Dolomites in Italy
The world has been honouring the hard work and dedication of mothers for thousands of years, and come the second Sunday in May, many countries will follow Australia in celebrating the annual tradition of Mother’s Day.

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6 once in a lifetime cruises you have to book right now

Luxury cruises you have to try at least once
Sometimes travel is well and truly about the journey and not the destination, especially when speaking of cruise travel. Today’s cruise ships are modern marvels, costing over a billion dollars to construct and stretching over 350 metres in length.

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The most unbelievable Easter traditions around the world

Easter in Russia
Easter is upon us once again. For Christians it’s time to celebrate the resurrection of Christ and get together with family and friends, but some countries around the world celebrate the holiday a bit differently to us here in Australia. In some countries Easter means murder mysteries, while in others: self-flagellation. Some countries even use the holiday to rid the countryside of rabbits with large scale hunting competitions!

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6 happy things to do in between the Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games count-down clock, Godl Coast
This April, the XXI Commonwealth Games hits the Gold Coast where athletes will be looking for a little gold of their own. With tickets still available, the games are even more reason to pay a visit to this beautiful region of Queensland.

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Best Train Journeys in the World

Glenfinnan, Scotland
It is indeed true that sometimes it’s about the journey and not about the destination. This rings especially true when speaking of railway journeys. In the age of cars and planes there are still remarkable train trips, many which offer luxurious carriages with a constantly changing backdrop of breathtaking scenery.

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Guest interview: Kimia, embracing solo travel head-on

Incredible egypcian temple
On a day honouring women, and the unique challenges they face, we thought we’d sit down with an inspiring woman we know who’s traveled the world, sometimes with friends, sometimes on her own. We hope she inspires you too.

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How to holiday if you’re a total cheapskate

Berlin
Holidays make for incredible experiences no matter what kind of traveller you are or where you decide to travel. But the downside of a holiday is that it can be quite costly. Thankfully there are economical options suited to all types of travellers.

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