Tag Archives: RESOURCES

7 Tips to Cope With Unexpected Travel Delays

7 Tips to Cope With Unexpected Travel Delays

Bumped, delayed or just plane stressed… Going back only a few years, if your flight was delayed by even an hour or two the airline, if it was half decent, would have a snack voucher for you and be ready to help out with any questions. Overnight delays were promptly …

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Hobart Australia; An Eclectic Assortment of Experiences

Hobart Australia; An Eclectic Assortment of Experiences

I’m living in Hobart currently – I’ve been here for three months, doing my pre-departure training for a summer of work in Antarctica at an Australian base. It’s interesting, Tasmania doesn’t seem to be referred to much as a ‘must see’ by pending Australia visitors and / or travelers, it’s …

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3 Reasons To Throw Away Your Guide Book

3 Reasons To Throw Away Your Guide Book

This summer will see thousands of travel eager backpackers hitting the shores of Europe and beyond in search of a special adventure and life changing experiences. One thing will unite the vast majority of these wanderers and it will be the guidebook, the all encompassing bible for travellers. It is …

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Stuck In The Mud In North Queensland

Stuck In The Mud In North Queensland

Softly-spoken and unrehearsed, Linc is an anomaly amongst Australian tour guides. Far from the Aussie larrikin, he shares his Aboriginal knowledge with reverence, a respect which seems befitting of our surroundings and his attitude toward them. After all, we are on Kuku Yalanji Land, where his people have lived for …

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Discovering the Ancient Ruins of Tikal, Guatamala

Discovering the Ancient Ruins of Tikal, Guatamala

It’s a jungle out there! For the adventurous traveller nothing is more exciting than hacking through the jungle in the early morning mist to discover a lost empire with towering pyramids and ancient city streets. Like Indiana Jones you swashbuckle your way through crocodile infested swamps, past crazed howler monkeys …

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Wimbledon – More Than Just A Tennis Tournament

Wimbledon - More Than Just A Tennis Tournament

Wimbledon is more than a bad film starring Kirsten Dunst and it’s more than just a two week Grand Slam tennis tournament. There are three essential parts to this lush little corner of London: the tennis club, the village and the common. It’s a charming little triumvirate which gives visitors …

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Ways To Travel With A Purpose

Ways To Travel With A Purpose

I’ve been planning a road trip across the USA to follow my favourite band on tour, The Black Keys. I figure it will be a great way to link a personal interest (the band) with catching up with friends and seeing the sights along the way. I’m going to be …

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Dead Celebrity Travel

Dead Celebrity Travel

Rumour has it that Michael Jackson will be buried at his Neverland Ranch and a shrine created for eternal worship.  In this post we look at some of the other grave sites that have become essential travel destinations. The grave of Jim Morisson in France attracks thousands of visitors each …

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