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Heading away with the fam these school holidays? Packing for yourself can be testing enough, let alone getting the world in one bag for little ones as well. Sure, it’s a challenge but packing light for a family holiday is definitely doable! You just need some helpful packing hacks – here are nine of my …

There’s an app for everything these days, and many of them make life so much easier – especially on holiday. Here are 12 of our favourites. 1. Petrol Spy iPhone and Android There’s something special about Aussie road trips – and the great news is they don’t have to break the bank. Just download a …

I nearly burst with excitement every time I pack for a holiday, but I can never escape the fear that I’m forgetting something. Did I pack my swimwear? What about my thongs? And where on earth did I put my charger? But over time, I’ve perfected my ultimate Aussie travel checklist with some underrated items …

Many of us fret when packing our bags: what do I need? How am I going to fit everything? You know the drill. But what you might not think about is the impact the things we pack have on the earth. Single-use items like ziplock bags and mini shampoos are pretty bad for the places …

You may have packed everything you needed for your trip: every piece of clothing, footwear and toiletry item tucked away. But sometimes things happen mid-trip that can muck up your packing. From muddy shoes to leaky bottles of sunscreen, there are plenty of potential hazards. But never fear, last-minute packing salvation can come from some …

The quickest way to a panic attack at an airport is popping your luggage on the scales and seeing it go over the limit. The fees can be massive – up to $1000 (or more!) depending on which airline you’re travelling with and how far over you’ve gone. But don’t go emptying your suitcase in …

The one thing you should always pack? Sunscreen. But everything else is up for debate. We’ve all been guilty of stuffing our bags to the brim with things we don’t need. And some of us never seem to learn our lesson. So to help you out, here’s a quick guide on what to leave out of …