If you are planning a holiday to Hong Kong and want to nab some really good shopping bargains you need to jump the border to Shenzhen, China. Shenzhen is home to thousands of imitation designer items such as Dr Dre Beats, Tumi luggage, Tiffany Jewellery, Louis Vuitton and Chanel handbags, DVDs and electronic goods. Getting […]
For a novice like myself, who has never set their lazy butt on a scooter or motorbike, the idea of driving several hundred kilometres down a country overrun with bikes like Vietnam might be daunting. But a split decision while travelling south from Hoi An to Nha Trang Vietnam had me saddling up on my […]
“You know, my friend Barbara knows a girl who went there solo, and she said it felt really unsafe. Are you sure it’s safe?” I hope like hell that it’s not safe. Safe is a boring word. Going on holiday and playing it “safe” sounds like my idea of hell. I don’t want safe. I […]
A lot of people have mentioned to me that swimming with whale sharks is on their bucket list. When I heard I could swim with the whale sharks in the Philippines for a fraction of the cost of doing it in Australia, I jumped at the chance and booked flights for last Easter. Apparently, this […]
For years I have been lucky enough to have travelled to destinations that consistently hit the top 10 lists for travelers. Often gorgeous sunny beach destinations, and usually in developing countries such as Mexico, Thailand, Cuba, Fiji and Vietnam these heavily touristed areas are not always well developed outside the luxury resort’s 7 foot high […]
Flight Number: Ek406 Route: Melbourne to Auckland Emirates A380 Economy Class Seat numbers : 56j and 56k The Emirates flight from Melbourne to Auckland is the A380 daily service through from Dubai. The flight departs at 8:10am, however our service was delayed by half an hour (as expected on a Christmas season flight) with the […]
I just read the huffington post article written by Ed Perkins, which claimed cruising was a “Rip Off” and realised I had to tell the other side of the story. Cruising is NOT a rip off, here’s why.
The world is constantly evolving and changing with the times, cities expand, and others disappear off the map. Where is hot to travel to in 2014 that is on the brink of changing forever? Elbow your way into these 3 destinations right away! Havana, Cuba Tourism numbers are booming […]
My love of the Fairmont chain might be getting a bit obvious now, but the Fairmont in Abu Dhabi had me excited. I couldn’t wait to review another Fairmont hotel. It’s unlike its Canadian properties with the traditional decor and colour palette. Oh no, Abu Dhabi Fairmont Bab Al Bahr matches the city it’s located […]
Throwback to Rachel’s top 5 beaches in 2014.. Where will feature in the 2017 edition? I haven’t been everywhere in the world, so this list won’t feature the usual beaches Lonely Planet rate as their top 5. It’s my list, of the 5 best beaches in the world that I have been to and […]
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After spend 15 years "on the road" living and breathing travel, I want to share my experiances.
From working as a Chef on luxury Superyachts to planning high-end client holidays as a travel agent, to working as a flight coordinator for charter and private airlines...