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Indulgent Adult’s Only Escapes

Chocolates and roses and love hearts – oh my! Planning a cheeky escape with that special someone? Here are a few romantic getaways that will score you definite brownie points. Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat Though only a short drive from...

Top Five Rail Destinations for 2018

Trains, planes and automobiles – these have been the staples of travel for over a hundred years. But while most of us could call ourselves frequent flyers or road trippers, there aren’t quite as many who could say they regularly explore the world...

The Hottest Destinations for 2018

Want to know what’s hot in the world of travel? The experts at Abercrombie & Kent have put their heads together to create a ‘hot list’ of up-and-coming destinations for 2018 and, from the looks of things, they’ve nailed it. From wildlife-filled...

Celebrity Solstice in Sydney Harbour. Source: Celebrity Cruises

Common Cruise Fears Debunked

Australians have taken to cruising like ducks to water, with more than a million of us opting for a holiday on the high seas each year. But, despite having the highest market penetration per capita, there are still a lot of us who are unsure about...

Handy Phrases When Travelling With Allergies

Whether it’s an intolerance to gluten, dairy, soy, shellfish or peanuts, travellers who have specific dietary requirements are seriously up against it when they travel. How do you tell the chef or waiter that you may have a reaction when you don’t...

JNTO Launch Official Japan Travel App

JNTO, the official tourism organisation of Japan, has launched a shiny new app designed to offer travellers up-to-date info on public transport, tourist info, Wi-Fi locations and more. Inspirational articles, on and offline travel guides, travel...

How to Avoid the Flight From Hell

We’ve all been there on a long-haul flight. Your legs are aching, head desperately seeking out a more comfortable position, your eyes feel drier than the Sahara… and, to make matters even worse, there’s that one passenger who just seems to annoy the...

The Travel Advice No-One Should Have to Give

Travel is a wondrous thing. Whether at home or abroad, it’s a chance to get outside of your comfort zone, broaden your horizons, and perhaps snap a few nice photos. One downside, though, is it brings you in contact with the world’s most hated...

10 Essential Travel Phrases in 10 Languages

Of the roughly 7.5 billion people on the planet, only 360 million or so of them speak English as a first language (well, according to Wikipedia at least). That leaves an awful lot of people who may or may not be able to decipher your attempts at...

World Elephant Day: What Is It and Why Should You Care

Today is World Elephant Day. Held on 12th August, it is an annual event designed to create awareness of the urgent plight of African and Asian elephants, and to share knowledge and positive solutions for the better care and management of captive and...