7 most helpful travel apps you need before any trip

Tian Ten Giant Buddha Hong Kong THE F

Travelling is what makes life worth living. You get away from home, the people, the job, the realities and anything else that annoys you to take some much needed ‘you’ time, to relax, recharge and get a taste of another life. But, all too often, so many of us pack up and leave without the […]

15 must-do travel tips

Perth skyline from a park

Holidays are life. And when you’re not on one, you’re thinking about or planning the next one you can take. Why? They make you happy, relax you, bust-up the monotony of life and give you something monumental to look forward to. But it’s one thing to take a holiday, it’s another to do it well. Here […]

Need more nature? Visit the Phillip Island Nature Parks (sponsored post)

Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia, Australasia

There’s nothing quite so grounding as seeing the world operate as it should. Animals do their thing, the oceans ebb and flow, the skies change and all the while, the world keeps spinning without any interference from man. It’s nice to go back to those roots occasionally. Turns out there are lots of places around the […]

PUMA is sending you to Tokyo!

People crossing a busy street with colorful signs in front of Shibuya 109 store during sunset in Tokyo, Japan. 2014. Artistic motion blur.

Platypus Shoes and Puma are making all sorts of sartorial magic for their customers at the moment, offering a seriously incredible deal for a lucky one. Along with Sneaker Freaker and Platypus Shoes, Puma is now offering one lucky sneaker-loving customer from anywhere, and their BFF, the shopping trip of a lifetime to the tune […]

Go Mardi Gras mad this year with a special deal at QT Sydney

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Mardi Gras is upon us and it’s about to turn up! MORE: Here’s the best place in Sydney to see the parade unfold The glitter has been bought, heels tight tight, jockstraps sold-out and gays and lesbians out in full force in Sydney and the country to celebrate the national day of pride, inclusivity, equal […]

Need travel-inspo? Try these top 6 travel audiobooks

Travel aomwn hiking holding arms up into the sky

If the in-flight movie selection leaves a lot to be desired and you’ve gone through all the trashy celebrity magazines in your hand luggage, a decent podcast can be a lifesaver. And the best thing is, once you’ve downloaded them you don’t need any data or Wi-Fi – so they’re perfect for when you’re on-the-move. […]

3 things to get out of a visit to Okinawa (Sponsored)

Okinawa is one magical place. So magical in fact, they’ve made movies about it and it’s renowned around the world as being the one place that actually holds the key to prolonged youth regardless of age. Sounds good, right? If you don’t know that much about Japan, you’ll be curious to learn that Okinawa is the […]

Travel from New York to Australia

The 12 Apostles rock formation in Port Campbell National Park, a major Australian natural landmark on the Great Ocean Road. A long exposure of the 12 Apostles taken at night.

How many times have you heard a fellow senior friend say, “I’m too old to travel”? Maybe you thought it, too. However, this simply isn’t true. Just as no-one is too old to experience new things, no-one is too old for an international adventure either. While you physically may not be able to climb to […]

5 reasons Okinawa should be your next holiday destination

Shuri Castle's Una Forecourt at the Seiden Main Hall in Naha on Japan's Okinawa Island

There’s not much you wouldn’t be impressed to see in Okinawa, Japan’s tropical southern island prefecture. Did you know it’s the only place on earth where in excess of 900 centenarians (people over 100 years of age) live? It’s true. Did you know it’s the birthplace of karate? If you ever watched ‘Karate Kid’, you’d […]

Tips on handling your excess baggage like a pro

Packing for vacation

Want to go on a holiday, but have too much baggage you want to bring with you? Standard. Up until now, the luxury of bringing as much luggage as you’d like would’ve slugged you with few for the airlines to take it, but now, that’s not the case anymore. World Baggage, an excess baggage company, […]

3 destinations you should add to your bucket list

Night scene of Nanjing road in Shanghai

Traveling is something that more and more people want to do before they die. Veer off the beaten path and think about adding these places to your “must-visit” list: Aussie getaway: Lord Howe Island National Geographic named this crescent-shaped island in the Tasman Sea as one of their “places of a lifetime”. It’s a quick […]

5 best things to see in Guangzhou

Guangzhou, China skyline on the Pearl River.

China! Makes sense. It’s close to home, easy to get to and from, sure the language barrier is a major issue, but with the increasing number of Chinese’ education in English, it’s fast becoming a non-issue. Guangzhou is where it’s at if what Cheapflights has to say is true! Droves of Australians are apparently jetting […]