backpacking

SilkAir Review: Flight from Singapore to Phuket (Boeing 737)

SilkAir is the wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines offering over 50 short to middle haul flights throughout Asia.  SilkAir...

Six Reasons Why Buy Travel Insurance. Learn Why You May Need Travel Insurance.

6 Reasons Why Travel Insurance is Necessary

You’ve just booked your holiday vacation.  You’re excited and can’t wait to go.  But there’s one more thing to do...

Discover what you need to knwo before taking a perth Mint Tour in Western Australia

A Perth Mint Tour: What You Need to Know

Rotating in front of me without any protective casing is the one-tonne gold kangaroo coin, 60cm in diameter and about 10cm...

How to create a small essential first aid kit for holidays. When you next travel use this medical packing checklist to stay healthy on vacation.

The Essential First Aid Travel Kit for Trips

No one wants to get sick or hurt whilst on holiday.  Unfortunately, little cuts and headaches do occur quite regularly....

Travel tips and ideas on how to take holiday money overseas when you travel on a vacation. The pros and cons for 4 ways to access travel money abroad.

The Best Ways to Take and Access Money Overseas

Back in the early 1990’s when I  backpacked around Europe the main ways to take and access your travel money...

The Complete Toiletry Packing List: with FREE Printable

When you begin packing for your trip one of the things you know that cannot be left behind is your...

Fun Things to Do in Busselton for Families

Busselton and the Margaret River Region have long been a favourite holiday destination for West Australians.  The region extends from...

My Review of the Updated Cervantes Caravan Park (RAC Cervantes Holiday Park)

Cervantes is a small coastal town in Western Australia named after an American vessel that sank off its coast in 1844 and...

A day pack checklist. What to pack for in your day bag

What to Pack for a Day Trip: 9 Simple Essentials for Your Day Bag

You’re on a day trip in the full sun feeling parched and hungry.  The weather changes, there is a light...

The travel section of the newspaper, ipad with travel blog, travel novel Eat Pray Love all inspiration on how to find a travel destination

Where Should I Vacation: How to Find a Travel Destination

You have an itch to explore the world.  You’ve got your annual leave booked.  You’ve set up a saving plan...

My review Garuda airlines economy class from Perth to Bali

Garuda Indonesia Review: Why it’s One of My Favourite Airlines

Garuda airline has had some well-documented trouble times.  It’s enough to make you question, should I fly with Garuda Indonesia? ...

Stay in touch when travel

Cheapest Ways to Communicate Internationally

It is 1995 and I have been away from home for over two months as I backpack my way around...

animated man trying to pull heavy luggage wishing he had packed less for travel

How to Pack Light: Simple Travel Packing Tips

It is the end of another enjoyable vacation, of which the only part I don’t really enjoy is re-packing my...

The Ultimate Guide: A Trip Packing List with Printable PDF

Every trip I am so excited to get going.  I have spent months researching our trip, planned our holiday meticulously, ...

How to save money for travel

How to Save for Trips: A Travel Budget Planner

You have a travel dream.  You can feel it, smell it, taste it – but there’s no money in the...