Travel Tips

Travel tips for independent, adventurous travellers who want to have the experience of a life time. These travel tips will make your travels easier and help you get the most out of your trip wherever you travel to.

Beat Post Vacation Blues

7 Ways to Beat Post Vacation Blues

It’s the school holidays here in Queensland and I’m looking forward to a couple of mini vacations. I’ve planned a three night family

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Get Over Jetlag Faster With the HumanCharger

Do You Get Over Jetlag Faster With the HumanCharger?

When I was contacted to see if I’d like to test a new gadget that helps you get over jetlag faster the timing was perfect. I flew

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Long Haul Flight Tips

21 Long Haul Flight Tips for Travel Virgins

My first born child is leaving school this year and planning to travel during his Gap year. He’s only 17 and a lovely young lad

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A Night at the Mercure Paris Gare du Nord

A Night at the Mercure Paris Gare du Nord

Visiting Paris and showing one of my favourite cities to my kids was a highlight of our recent trip to Europe. We visited England

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All Aboard Eurostar from London to Paris

Even the black cab taxi driver was excited about our trip on the Eurostar as he drove us to St Pancras Station in London.

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Need a vacation now

8 Reasons You Need a Vacation NOW!

“A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.” Robert Orben – The holy grail for people these days seems to be

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Micro-Adventures Ideas

11 Micro-Adventures Ideas to Make You Happy and Successful

Ever wondered how successful people spend their weekends? A recent Forbes article says that, along with a plethora of other

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Desert Island Experience Offer: Proof Dreams Come True

Desert Island Experience Offer, Travel Dreams and Opportunities

Word seems to be getting out about my running away skills, how I regularly want to disappear and often pull off a great escape.

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Barcelona: My New Favorite City in the World!

Filming the Catalunya Experience TV travel show was super fun but it was full on too. I was travelling with a film crew of 12 and working 12 hour days.

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Get Cheaper Flights with I Want that Flight

3 Ways to Get Cheaper Flights with I Want that Flight

Do you spend a lot of time looking for cheaper flights? With five people in our family and five plane tickets to buy I’m always looking for cheaper flights

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Caloundra electric bike hire

Caloundra Coasting: Exploring Six Beaches on Electric Bikes

Finding fun activities for all the family can be tricky, especially when you’re trying to please active tweens, cool kid teens and their weary middle-aged

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Travel Tips Everyone Needs to Know

47 Travel Tips Everyone Needs to Know (from a Seasoned Pro!)

It’s becoming a tradition for me to write a list post on my birthday. I skipped it when I was 45 because I was too busy having

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Catalunya Experience Travel show Annabel Candy

Filming a Travel Show: My Amazing Catalunya Experience

It all started with a random comment from the Catalan Tourist Board on this Instagram photo. At first it seemed as if my knobbly

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Paklite Escape Duffel Review

Get Set for Adventure with Paklite Escape Duffel Bags

When Paklite asked if I’d like to test-drive their escape range of duffel bags during my trip to Catalonia I jumped at the chance.

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Farmstay Tweed Valley Hosanna

Family Fun at a Farmstay in the Tweed Valley

With a babbling brook running through it, a muddy dam for swimming and domestic animals galore, Hosanna Farmstay

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Author: Annabel Candy