“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 […]
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.
If you don’t have a spare $5,000 for a business class ticket, but really want to experience the luxury of the walking to the left when you board the flight, there are other ways! Here are my tricks for Free Business Class flights…
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 first article for Escape Travel’s online blogs has finally gone live! The piece is mostly focused on travelling through Finland and visiting the Santa Village in The Arctic Circle. I wrote a similar blog piece a month ago for this round the world Rachel blog, but it’s a bit more, uh, laid back in writing style… […]
How do you spend a weekend in Paris? What about for a short layover in the City Of Love? If you only have 24-48 hours in Paris, how best to spend your time to make sure you see everything worth seeing? Rachel to the Rescue! First up, drop your bags somewhere safe, book a […]
When I was a kid, I wanted to meet Santa Claus so desperately, I would stay awake as long as I could on Christmas Eve, in the hopes of meeting the big man himself. It never happened. Until now. Cut to “Adult Rachel”, and I was now able to travel half way around the […]
Many people think they can book travel cheaper themselves online…. after a few years in the travel industry, I can tell you, this is not always the case! Sometimes they are right… sometimes, that weird obscure 2 star shack in rural Thailand IS cheaper online, but if your planning a holiday with any of the bigger […]
Blogger & World Luxury Traveller
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...