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Defining a ‘local’ in Queenstown is a conversation in itself. I have lived and breathed the beauty that is Queentown for 12+ years, but I still wouldn’t claim the title of a true local. They are few and far between these days, with the town growing every year. I can, however, share some of my …

Holidays and travel are amazing, but sometimes they can feel like a lot of work, too. But they don’t have to. Here are 12 FREE apps to help make your next trip easy and awesome. 1. PackPoint Travel Packing List Download for iPhone Download for Android I have a (rather silly) recurring dream that always …

There’s no denying us Aussies have a love affair with New York. And with good reason. From the culture and famous landmarks to the amazing restaurants and shopping, they don’t call it the city that never sleeps for nothing 😉 Here, in no particular order, are 21 tips to help make your next NYC trip …

Winter is just around the corner and you know what that means… Yep, it’s time to plan your winter getaway! No doubt thanks to the introduction of many new and improved flight routes in the last year, more and more Aussies are treating themselves to a mid-year break – and not always where you’d think. …

Australia is home to 8,222 islands, yet according to our Wot’s Your Journey Report, the vast majority of Aussies take their island and beach holidays overseas. Can you believe it? With so many diverse landscapes and such incredible beauty just off our mainland, you don’t need a passport for an incredible island getaway. Here are …

Here in Australia, we’re perfectly located to enjoy the best of Asia and all the holiday experiences it has to offer. And those experiences have to be pretty darn good to prise us away from Aussie holiday hot spots like Melbourne and the Sunshine Coast. Thailand and Bali are two popular options, but which one’s …

I actually credit my kids with giving me my love of travel. Growing up and into my early 20s, I could never understand why people would work all year to save for a holiday that was over in an instant. Then when I was in my late 20s, we took the kids overseas for a …

When it comes to airports, it seems we’re always either short on time and rushing to clear security or left with infinite hours to kill, mulling about aimlessly until our flight is ready to board. If you find yourself in the latter camp with an extra-long layover, there are a number of ways to transform …

When it comes to holiday destinations, both Thailand and Bali are popular choices for all types of travellers. With stunning scenes, great food, a good range of accommodation, and friendly local hospitality, you could almost say these two destinations are equals. But not quite. This is when size actually matters… Thailand’s location bordering Malaysia, Laos, …

Mark Twain once said, “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” He got it right. That friend who always shows up late for things and laughs about it? Not so funny when you are running for a …