• 16 2015 August

    London night life for newbies

    If you are a visitor to London, or a new or temporary resident, then somewhere on your list of things to do will be to explore this vibrant and fascinating city at night. It doesn’t...

  • 13 2014 May

    Weekend minibreak to Copenhagen

    Contrary to Shakespeare’s assertion (in Hamlet) that “something is rotten in the state of Denmark”, this land of tall, blond, calm, and confident people seem to have it all. Denmark is a beautiful country and...

  • 20 2017 November

    The Best Restaurants in Surfers Paradise

    Surfers Paradise is at the heart of the Gold Coast’s tourist centre. The best places to stay in Surfers Paradise are all located extremely close to the many beaches and shopping centres, so this really...

  • 25 2017 July

    What makes Maui, Hawaii so special

    Life in Perspective A surprisingly magical experience in Hawaii is watching jets and cruise ships arrive and depart! It really brings home the reality that you are sitting on a dot in the middle of...

  • 07 2015 September

    Where to shop in london

    If, like me, you’re a guy who loves to look sharp, then you will find everything you need in the clothing stores of London. Whatever your budget and whatever your style, it’s time to hit...

  • 06 2015 August

    6 Small ways you can save money on your travels.

    The more you travel, the more small money saving tricks become second nature. These seem obvious once you’re an experienced traveller but the tips are often not obvious to novice travellers. I’ve definitely learnt the...

Three Days in …. Paris

September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ah Paris, the capital of haute couture, sophistication, and the downright chic. If you find yourself with a few days to spare in the French capital, then you’ll probably be wondering where to start with getting around, deciding what to see, and figuring out what’s best avoided. Cities can be confusing when you first arrive,...

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Budgeting whilst on the road is key to making sure your travels continue, and you don’t end up coming home early, simply because you’ve spent too much money, and you’re totally penniless. One of the main drains on money is the cost of keeping yourself adequately fed and watered. Some on-the-road costs you can eradicate...

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What’s the best bang for your travel buck?

August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

To me, cost saving isn’t as important as value. So, what type of travel is the best value for money? Here are my thoughts. “Flashpacker style” Flashpacker style accommodation is a level above roughing it in hotel dorms or windowless cubicle-size rooms. For example, flashpacker style might be a private room at a hostel, or...

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Game Plan USA

August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Travelling to the USA is a dream for many Aussies, Kiwis and Brits – with good reason. The USA rarely disappoints and there is so much to see and do there for every taste. Since it’s so huge, you’ll need a game plan for getting the most out of your trip. Here are some suggestions....

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Living it up like Jay Z and Beyonce

June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Of course regular working people can’t afford to indulge their every whim. However you potentially can afford to add some luxury touches to your travel. One of the trends I’ve been noticing is people hiring photographers for their honeymoons. To some people this might seem intrusive but I think it’s a fantastic idea. You hire...

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The delights of Turkey

June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you check any holiday website for cheap summer breaks, I guarantee that somewhere amongst the cheapest on offer will be one of the many southern Turkish beach resorts. Year upon year Turkey proves to be cheap and extremely cheerful, but this year there is an even bigger bonus. The lira rate is fantastic against...

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How to maximize enjoyment of a museum

June 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

There is nothing worse than visiting a museum when a) a school trip has rocked up at the same time, b) it’s boiling hot, or c) when it’s simply packed. You might be seriously looking forward to your time in this particular museum, and you might have been planning it for a while, but there...

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A weekend in Manchester

May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you are wanting a change of scene from London for the weekend, then the obvious answer is Manchester. The only sensible way to get to Manchester from London is by train – it takes about two hours and takes you from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly. Couldn’t be easier. There are a huge range...

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A weekend in Glasgow

May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

In many ways Glasgow is a bit of an underrated city. Admittedly, first impressions can be a bit bleak – compared with the dazzling architecture and grandeur of Edinburgh, Glasgow can seem a bit grim and grey. However this is definitely a city worth getting under the skin of – Glasgow has cultivated a gritty,...

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Weekend minibreak to Copenhagen

May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Contrary to Shakespeare’s assertion (in Hamlet) that “something is rotten in the state of Denmark”, this land of tall, blond, calm, and confident people seem to have it all. Denmark is a beautiful country and its capital defines European cool. Copenhagen is one of my favorite cities in the world and is easily accessible from...

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