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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 …

It’s become a habit for my husband and I to plan surprise trips for each other every year and we LOVE it! Not only is it amazing having a mini holiday when you thought you’d be cleaning the house, but knowing that your partner has gone to all that effort to create an experience just …

What’s better than an exciting overseas getaway? An exciting overseas getaway for a bargain price! We’ve crunched the numbers and found the ten cheapest international destinations to travel to from Australia in 2019. Plan your great-value holiday today! 1. Auckland, New Zealand Just three hours from Australia’s East Coast, Auckland makes for a great weekend …

One of the most frequent questions I get asked these days is “Where’s your next trip?” It seems to roll off the tongue of my friends and family right after “How are you?” and I love it! I know how lucky I am to be able to pick up and take off as I please …

Travelling isn’t always glamorous. Ziplock bags instead of designer purses, and slippers instead of stilettos are the staples of a seasoned traveller’s wardrobe. But if anyone can make it look effortless, it’s a flight attendant. They always look cool, calm, and collected, even after a 15-hour over nighter. How do they do it? I know …

I actually credit my kids with giving me my love of travel. Growing up and into my early 20s, I could never understand why people would work all year to save for a holiday that was over in an instant. Then when I was in my late 20s, we took the kids overseas for a …

When it comes to airports, it seems we’re always either short on time and rushing to clear security or left with infinite hours to kill, mulling about aimlessly until our flight is ready to board. If you find yourself in the latter camp with an extra-long layover, there are a number of ways to transform …

Auckland is home to some fantastic road trips, many of which are perfect for quick weekend getaways. Here are five of our favourites. 1. Papamoa Beach Resort 3hr drive from Auckland Papamoa Beach Resort is sprawling and beautiful. It’s located right on the beachfront and spread over 16+ acres of land, with more than 250 …

Mark Twain once said, “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” He got it right. That friend who always shows up late for things and laughs about it? Not so funny when you are running for a …

Well, the school holidays are here again. They’re great for spending time together as a family – in fact, 78% of parents look forward to them* – but they can also be an expensive time to travel. We know Aussies can be creative, especially when it comes to saving money, so we asked what your …