Immerse yourself in culture -- the non-touristy kind.
Nobody knows why airline travel brings out the worst of the worst.
You can get special glasses to help you re-adjust.
Designer Serge Bensimon shares his hometown tips.
Maps that don't need internet and no more printed itineraries.
Including what happens if the work dries up.
We see you Sin City -- and we raise you Lake Tahoe.
It can be easy to pack light once you have a little practice, but packing light and packing only seven kilograms are two different things.
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Travel puts our bodies through a lot, whether we’re stifling our circulation on long flights or shocking or digestive systems with new foods. We’ve shared a lot of tips and tricks about how what you e...
Living abroad for a time in your life can be scary, particularly if you're moving to a new place where you know no one. Add to that a foreign language and the apprehension might be enough to make you...
Aussies flock to California in the thousands each month, possibly because if it's similar laid back attitude and generally good weather. Though most are visiting the state's biggest city, Los Angeles,...
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You know the daydream where you win a cool 20 mil lotto and then have the joy of diving up a few hundred grand between loved ones before blissfully spending the rest of on yourself? Yeah, well you mig...
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Staying fit while on the road (and otherwise) is extremely important and somehow I feel that fitness and travel go hand in hand. If you travel a lot , you tend to stay fit and if you are not fit, trav...
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Have you heard of Mr and Mrs Smith? No, we're not talking Brad and Ange in the 2005 film they hooked up in -- we're referring to the boutique, high-end travel service. Cofounded by husband and wife t...
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Travel, though wonderful, is often exhausting. Thanks to Australia's unique place in the world we're more often than not a few time zones away from many destinations, so long haul flights are the norm...
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A mere six years ago you probably hadn't heard of a little known app called Instagram. Now a global phenomenon, the picture based social media platform revolutionised the ways we share fun moments, of...
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London, Paris, New York... the three giants of the travel world that most of us will have on the bucket list. There is a reason millions of people will continue to return time and time again.
It was going to be the trip of a lifetime to Europe, but right before leaving, Melbourne woman Helen Goddard started to feel light-headed A visit to her GP saw her booked in for a brain scan that rev...
For decades now, thousands of Aussies have been making the pilgrimage to our northern commonwealth relatives, namely England or Canada, to pursue a rite of passage for many 20-somethings -- the overse...
Switzerland is many things. Incredibly beautiful (with its mix of aqua lakes, white snow-topped mountains and startling blue skies), centrally located (you can be in Germany, Italy or France from any...
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Malaysia Airlines has temporarily banned checked-in baggage on some flights to Europe because of "unreasonably strong head winds" on the longer routes it is taking for safety reason
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Always wanted to go to Portugal but find it never 'fits' into your typical Western Euro-itinerary? Recently I discovered if you can extend your trip by five days, this is all it takes for you to have...
"Pfffft, Bali. Only bogans who want to start their personal collection of Bintang singlets go here," I hear someone say... Hush, people. I'm going to tell you about a place on the southern-most tip of mainland Bali, a place that's still golden and gorgeous and blissfully peaceful.
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It's fairly safe to assume that a very high percentage of Australians travelling to England are headed there to explore the abundance of sights and experiences that London has to offer. And rightly so...
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I don't know exactly what I was expecting, but certainly not the multi-cultural sunburnt gem that this island turned out to be.
In the dusky light filtered by an eerie canopy with almost no reception, sprawled like an overturned turtle in the dirt, rendered helpless by shock and pain, I felt something I've never felt whilst out in nature: genuine, panicky, out-of-body fear.
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If you want to go somewhere truly unique, follow the pros. Harper's Bazaar asked the travel field's top experts -- hoteliers, senior editors and TV show hosts -- where they'd go if they had one shot...
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Hanna Axelsson and Ashleigh Powell know a fair bit about globetrotting. Founders of the Australian travel and lifestyle brand Axel & Ash, the women wanted to provide inspiration and motivation to liv...
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Whether you're a self-proclaimed hippie, daredevil, preppy, health nut, or coffee addict, we know just where to visit on your next vacation. Read on to find out the best destinations for every type of...
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Nothing ruins a holiday faster than having your wallet, phone or passport stolen. While some tricks are more well known than others (like street gangs at the Eiffel Tower asking you if you've dropped...
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For pet lovers, there’s nothing more wonderful than taking your beloved pooch or feline on a family holiday. Not only do you save money on kennel/cattery fees but it’s the best way to ensure your four...
Re-adjusting takes time and generally only those who have also spent considerable periods away from home will understand how you feel. Speak to these people. Laugh about your adventures over a cocktail and keep up your new habits. If you learned a new language don't let it go. If you learnt how to cook a special dish, keep cooking it. If you learned to love a new sports team, wake up at 3 am to watch those playoffs.