Follow Me on Pinterest
This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you consent to our use of cookies unless you have disabled them.


Getting your finances in order before you move to Australia

Whether you’re returning home or starting a new adventure, you might be feeling quite daunted by... Read More

Police appeal for caller to come forward

Police are appealing for a caller who rang Crime Stoppers in relation to a sex attack, on two... Read More

Drugs seized on posh Sydney Street

A resident of one of Australia’s most exclusive streets has allegedly being found in possession of... Read More

Enlighten illuminate the nation’s capital

The switch has been flicked on the sixth Enlighten festival in Canberra, with six of Australia’s... Read More

New Zealand

Road trippin’ Down Under

Get your motor running, head out on the highwaaaay, and maybe grow an awesome handlebar moustache?... Read More

YHA Queenstown Lakefort upgrades for the modern backpacker

YHA New Zealand has reopened its YHA Queenstown Lakefront hostel after several months of... Read More

Nocturnal New Zealand

With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, New Zealanders will be among the first in the world to... Read More

A Rocky Weekend

A cruise around the maritime playground of the Bay of Islands brings on fishy moments, starry... Read More

Our favourites

South Pacific

Monkey Buffet Festival

Monkey business is good for business  Around 100 miles north of Bangkok, the Monkey Buffet... Read More

A climb to the Gods

We spend our lives surrounded by smart phones, posh coffee and fast cars and consider ourselves to... Read More

Balintro – from the people who brought you OzIntro and ThaIntro

The creators of OzIntro and ThaIntro have announced what they have dubbed “ the next big ... Read More

5 things you forget to unbackpack

After you get home from a trip away, how soon do you unpack your backpack? And what do you forget to... Read More

Rest of the world

How to get your UK biometric card

A biometric resident permit (BRP) is an essential document for anyone who wants to live in the UK... Read More

Petra jewel of Jordan

It’s a tough time for the wonders of the world. In an age where everyone’s been everywhere, seen... Read More

Ditch the car and make tracks for America

Some folk may get their kicks on Route 66, but I prefer to kickback with Amtrak. Many travellers... Read More

Held Hostage on our Honeymoon

Over a thousand tourists were stranded on Easter Island in the build up to Christmas. Some never... Read More