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Many of us fret when packing our bags: what do I need? How am I going to fit everything? You know the drill. But what you might not think about is the impact the things we pack have on the earth. Single-use items like ziplock bags and mini shampoos are pretty bad for the places …

Whether this is your first time or your tenth time, planning a holiday with friends is both fun and, well… a smidge stressful (let’s be honest!). Every year, I holiday with my closest group of friends, with our most recent trip going to Tassie this past July. We’ve now got two babies and eight adults …

Tips for being a digital nomad

If the #freelancelife feed is any indication, working remotely is all about non-stop poolside margaritas. But while the digital nomad life looks glamourous, the truth is influencers still have to, well, work. Regardless of whether you’re launching a business or taking your existing job on the road, here’s what you can learn from content creators …

Best things to do in Melbourne

Melbourne is the most liveable city in the world (okay, now second to Vienna). Whether you’re a local looking for ways to spend a Sunday without spending all your hard-earned money, or a visitor searching out experiences, here are 18 ways to experience Melbourne without blowing the budget. 1. Make a run for it Explore …

If you think a neck pillow is enough to get the most out of an economy flight, we’ve got news for you! Here are 10 must-have game-changing items that will make your next trip feel like first class. 1. Electrolyte tablets Humidity levels on planes sits as low as 12% (versus the comfortable 60% you’re …

You may have packed everything you needed for your trip: every piece of clothing, footwear and toiletry item tucked away. But sometimes things happen mid-trip that can muck up your packing. From muddy shoes to leaky bottles of sunscreen, there are plenty of potential hazards. But never fear, last-minute packing salvation can come from some …

When it comes to awesome travel jobs, it looks like Mark Fitz has got it made. He’s a photographer, writer and social media influencer who specialises in promoting travel and outdoor experiences (read: He gets paid to visit and photograph some of the world’s most incredible destinations). We sit down with Mark to get his …

Pull out your slippers from the back of the wardrobe and find your warmest PJs, because winter is almost here! But if you’d prefer to swap a cold snap for a warm-weather getaway, then it’s time to pay attention. We’ve crunched the numbers to create the Wotif Winter Heat Index for 2019 – the top ten …

Not only is Sydney-based Lorraine Murphy an award-winning entrepreneur and bestselling author, she also recently survived and thrived on a 20-hour journey home from Ireland with an 18-month-old. Solo! And it wasn’t even her bub’s first big trip. So she’s pretty much our new hero and we couldn’t think of anyone better to share their …

You might have heard some nonsense from my colleague, Zack, who sits on my left, about how people who prefer window seats are “Champions of the Air” (pfft! Yeah, right). Or from my other colleague, Sarah, who sits on my right, and was harping on about the “benefits” of sitting in the aisle seat (um, …