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.

Reasons I Always Get Travel Insurance

5 Reasons I Always Get Travel Insurance

Despite a lifelong reputation for being clumsy, I’ve been pretty lucky on my travels. I’ve never seriously injured myself or fallen seriously ill. My

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Rain Ruins Vacation

What to do When Rain Ruins a Vacation

The roof of our campervan seemed to crackle in the rain. Outside, the windows streamed with rivulets of water and inside our breath steamed

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Travel new places

The Irresistable Allure of Travel to New Places

Even the thought of visiting somewhere new gives me a thrill. It doesn’t even need to be an exotic travel destination. The idea of travelling somewhere

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Travel disaster: Refused entry on to plane

Travel Confession: I Wasn’t Allowed on the Plane

Our bags were packed, the sun was shining and the roads were clear. Luke and I arrived at Brisbane Airport in plenty of time for our flights to

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Low Cost City Break

5 Tips for a Low Cost City Break

Whether you’re looking for family fun, a foodie experience, or a weekend of sightseeing, city breaks have something for

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Travel Style: Why Sunglasses are the Key

Travel Style: Why Sunglasses are the Key

We all want to look our best, but we don’t all want to spend hours on hair and makeup, especially when we’re on holiday. Sunglasses

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Scoot airline review

5 Reasons to Fly Scoot

Flying is still fun. If I’m travelling by plane adventure awaits. Still, the thrill of airline travel wanes on a 24-plus hour journey from Australia to Europe. Or even an eight hour

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bad hotel review

20 Signs You’re Staying in a Really Bad Hotel

We’ve all stayed in bad hotels but some are worse than others. Here’s how to know if the bad hotel is just bad or truly terrible…

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 Tempur travel pillow Review

Top Range Travel Pillow: Tempur Review

Even when I’m not travelling I keep a travel pillow in the boot of my car for unscheduled meditation or nana nap stops! A travel or neck pillow’s one of my top five travel

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Luang Prabang Half Marathon

Running a Half Marathon in Luang Prabang: Exhaustion to Elation in 21 Kilometers

We set off in the dark and we’re still running when another misty morning settles over Luang Prabang, the ancient royal capital and spiritual center of Laos. It’s hot, muggy and smoky from the fires locals use to cook food and

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Packing for the Tropics

Packing for the Tropics

Travelling light is over-rated sometimes. It makes travel easier if you’re constantly on the move but it

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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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Author: Annabel Candy