Tag: tips

Around the World in Eight Rail Journeys

As a kid I remember being fascinated by the tale of Phileas Fogg and his companions as they attempted to circumnavigate the globe in the classic Jules Verne novel ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’. The mystery and adventure, the people they met and...

Hacks to Speed Up Your Travel Insurance Claim

Online travel insurance provider InsureandGo has lifted the lid on its travel claim process, revealing some handy tips that could help your travel insurance claim progress quicker. New data from the insurer has found more than one in four (28%)...

Essential Books to Read Before Travelling

Planning a first-time trip to New Zealand? Then you should probably read ‘The Whale Rider’ or watch ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople’ then. At least that’s what New Zealand’s foreign ambassador to the United States, Tim Groser, suggests. Mr Groser...

Travel hacks from real travellers

I love a good travel hack. Anything that makes the travel experience easier or more enjoyable is definitely worth doing. I’ve read a lot of different hacks over the years, some of them more complicated than others (I’m looking at you frequent...

How to maximise your annual leave this year

I really wish I didn’t have to take a holiday this year, said no one ever. If you’re like us, you’ll be trying to take advantage of every day public holiday you can to spend more time travelling this year. Rather than whipping out...

Where to find street art in Bangkok

Bangkok is internationally renowned as a mecca for food, shopping, and nightlife, but there’s a new reason starting to make a name for itself – street art. Out of the shadows and into the light, Bangkok’s emerging street art scene is one of the...

Which cruise line is right for you

Cruising is one of the fastest growing holiday options right now. But with so many operators to choose from, knowing which brand and ship is right for you isn’t easy. Should you go for the newest and shiniest ship afloat, opt for a classic ‘Love...

Tips for a better overseas bucks party

Bucks parties are a time honoured tradition. Though most people tend to keep their stag night pretty local, the rise of destination weddings has seen an increase in destination bucks parties too. While you’re only limited by the best...

Non-cliche Christmas holiday ideas

There’s less than a month to go until the big man in the red suit shimmies his way down chimneys across the globe – but he’s going to find quite a few empty houses. For serial travellers like us, this time of year is the perfect excuse for...