Posts Tagged‘holiday’

Guide to the Australian Outback

When you hear someone mention Australia, the first thing that comes to mind is kangaroos. And when you stop thinking about kangaroos, you think about the Outback. But what exactly is the Australian Outback? The Australian Outback is the vast, remote interior of Australia. It extends from the northern to the southern coastlines, and it encompasses climatic zones including tropical and monsoonal climates in the north. With that said, the Australian Outback is not just one place; it is many places throughout the country, which makes it the ideal destination for adventurers and road trip enthusiasts alike. If this is your…

Things First Time Travellers Should Know About International Trips

While most people have travelled internationally at some point, there are still others who have not gone beyond the domestic terminals. Hey, there’s nothing wrong with it, we were all first-time international travellers and travelling to local destinations are as satisfying too. But a lot of us remember our first international travel. Bumbling in the airport, looking closely at the gate numbers — in fact, we aren’t even on board the plane yet and we already look like a tourist. So to help some of you with your first foray with an immigration officer and looking at overseas travel insurance packets,…

Don’t Let Bad Weather Spoil Your Holiday Plans

Holidays can often be rather stressful experiences. Of course, they’re supposed to be fun and relaxing, but when you have to deal with travelling, packing, getting the family ready and sorting out insurance, hotels, itineraries, etc. they can quickly feel like work. One element that can cause some stress during a holiday is the weather, particularly if it’s unseasonably cold, raining or stormy. But you needn’t let the weather completely ruin your trip, with a few simple tips you can make sure the holiday is fun, whatever the weather: Don’t travel during peak periods It’s not always possible to avoid…