Travel Disasters – When Things (Almost) Go Wrong

Travel Disasters – When Things (Almost) Go Wrong

Travel disasters tend to occur regularly. It’s just how it is. Usually at the time it feels like the end of the world. In hindsight though, most of the situations we have thought were disastrous turned out just fine in the end. Now they make for some great...
Inspirational Travel Books

Inspirational Travel Books

Recently at a large party as we entered we were handed a name tag and a pen. We were told to write our name, how we knew the birthday boy and our favourite thing. It took me all of a nanosecond to add “travel” under my name. A close second on my favourite things to do...
A Newbie Flying Business Class – What Was it Like?

A Newbie Flying Business Class – What Was it Like?

I have been learning about frequent flyer points for a few years now. Unlike many other people who collect points, I have not been able to earn points and status through flying for work. Instead I earn points through some domestic flights, credit cards and a few other...
Frequent Flyer Madness in the Pursuit of Points

Frequent Flyer Madness in the Pursuit of Points

Frequent flyers can be a bit of a crazy bunch. The lengths that we will go to to gather frequent flyer or hotel points and status cannot be underestimated. There is a well known story from the US about The Pudding Guy. He calculated that the value of the points he...
How to be a Travel Blogger

How to be a Travel Blogger

I have been a travel blogger for exactly ten days! So how can I write a “How to…” post? Well, I can’t really, but what I can write about is this state of total confusion I am going through. I am pretty sure that I have no idea what I am doing....
What’s Number One on my Bucket List?

What’s Number One on my Bucket List?

Do you have a bucket list? An actual written down list of things to be ticked off? I don’t. There are a whole pile of things floating around in my head that I’d like to do “one day”. I also have someone else’s list I saved from somewhere...
“You’re Doing What?”

“You’re Doing What?”

I have heard this so many times over the last few months. People around me are shocked that Simon and I are heading off for twelve months to travel to Europe, then backpack from there back to Australia. It’s a pretty big thing to undertake, but it’s...
And so it begins….

And so it begins….

Ahem *Waves, coughs, clears throat* Hello World! (This is all a bit scary!) I just clicked on that “Publish” button for the first time. Woohoo. Now it’s time to put my money where my mouth is, figuratively speaking. Just in case someone other than my...