With borders beginning to open up and yet another COVID-19 variant on the loose, we're taking a look at the best travel essentials to help you travel safely during the pandemic. Our most important recommendation is to get vaccinated if at all possible. Whilst it won't prevent you from catching … [Read more...] about The Best Travel Essentials for Safe Travel During COVID-19 Pandemic
Anyone that travels regularly will want to know the best travel accessories that are out there this year. Particularly those off backpacking without the general comforts offered by hotel chains. What I've found from my experiences, is that there are a few small comforts you can take with you that … [Read more...] about My Top 30 Best Travel Accessories for 2020!
Every year thousands of people head abroad for a gap year. I was recently asked what the current Australia working holiday visa fee is. Good question. I've covered which visa you need to travel to Australia before, and I’ve had the fun of looking for this information. I sympathise with … [Read more...] about Australia Working Holiday Visa Fees in 2020
Most people go to the beach on bright, warm, sunny days. These conditions give off a lot of reflected light, explaining why people end up with poor photos. To combat that, I've accumulated some beach scene photography tips for beginners. With these tips, you'll avoid the most common pitfalls of … [Read more...] about Beach scene photography tips for beginners
When you find Australia Day approaching, it’s probably as good a time as any to start looking at Australia Day celebration ideas. Every year there are tons of events on around the world, but as you'd expect, most are in Australia. How you celebrate, and where you go to celebrate, will depend on … [Read more...] about Australia Day Celebration Ideas
Part of working in 'Digital' means that I spend an abnormal amount of time trawling through Google. Every so often I come across a sweet new update that the guys over at G have implemented, and apart from the obvious updates to Google Maps and the 'Street Views' that they've built for the Great … [Read more...] about A Handy Guide to the Google Travel Results
It's one of the natural wonders of the world, is famed for its beauty and it's shrinking. The Great Barrier Reef is one of Australia's less kept secrets, and it attracts hordes of people every year to experience the reef for themselves. Granted, you can now use Google's Great Barrier Reef cam to … [Read more...] about How to Prepare Yourself to Dive in the Great Barrier Reef
Alice Springs is the major settlement found in the Australian Outback, and is a must-see location for anyone backpacking around Australia, or maybe just transiting through the red centre. Although it's the largest town for miles, it isn't a massive city by any means, and hosts a small population of … [Read more...] about 11 Things to do in Alice Springs
As Germany's fourth largest city, Köln has plenty to offer for locals and tourists alike. It's still a city, so unless you live there you aren't going to be wanting to spend an extended period in one place, but there's more than enough to keep you continuously busy for a long weekend city break. The … [Read more...] about Crossing Cologne: Deciding What to Visit
It's no secret that Australia is absolutely massive. As in, it's the same size as Europe, or the USA. That means that to travel from north to south, you'll be taking at least a 4 hour flight. The same goes from Perth to Sydney, another 4 hours + (taking timezone changes into consideration), and … [Read more...] about How to Travel Around Australia by Air
Before you can go backpacking around Australia, you’re going to need to apply for a visa. This can be quite a daunting task, there are a crazy number of options and for the most part they’re all numbered in a nonsensical manner. It isn't as bad as it seems though, and here they are in layman's … [Read more...] about Which Visa Do I Need to Travel to Australia?
Darwin is the capital of the Northern Territory, and is the largest settlement in such a huge expanse of land, the next closest 'city' is thousands of kilometres away from you. A hugely popular destination for backpackers, Darwin is essentially the party capital of Australia (at least for … [Read more...] about 12 Things You Need to do in Darwin