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Being a full-time working dad means I always look forward to spending time off with my wife and daughter. So I was thrilled to take our first big trip to Hawaii with our 2-year-old in tow. I was one part excited, one part terrified – but I can safely say that, since coming home, I …

If Canada’s on your bucket list but you don’t know where to begin, this is your lucky day. I spent most of my time in Toronto, but I’ve put together some tips that apply anywhere in Canada during winter. Here they are, my tips for getting to know (and love) this amazing country. 1. Dress …

If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to not only to wear some flowers in your hair (the song’s in your head now too, isn’t it? 😉) but follow these handy tips. 1. Get the name right. Us Aussies love to shorten, well, everything, but you won’t catch locals calling their town ‘San Fran’. …

There’s no denying us Aussies have a love affair with New York. And with good reason. From the culture and famous landmarks to the amazing restaurants and shopping, they don’t call it the city that never sleeps for nothing 😉 Here, in no particular order, are 21 tips to help make your next NYC trip …

Stuck in fourth class from Sydney to LA? It’s going to be a long haul, but the Qantas A380 makes the journey much more enjoyable. I should know – I recently made the trip myself. Here are my tips on how to make the 13.5 hours more comfortable: You’ll probably pick your seat online ahead of …