Top tips for travelling to Vietnam from Australia

Planning on travelling to Vietnam? Only about 9 hours away by direct flight from Australia, Vietnam is a fascinating country to visit. If you’ve never visited before and are currently planning a trip to Vietnam, these travel tips will help you sort out the logistics. Travelling to Vietnam: Book your flights Currently both Qantas and…

Travelling to Cuba independently

Cuba is arguably the hottest destination in the world right now, with many making plans for travelling to Cuba. The country has always exerted a magnetic pull and never more than now, with the thawing relations with the U.S., many are putting Cuba at the top of their travel lists. Obama’s recent visit to the…

Norway: How much does it cost, really?

The answer, not surprisingly, is a lot. There is a reason why Norway isn’t a backpacker haven like Thailand. Oslo consistently comes up tops in “Most Expensive Cities” lists year after year. People tend to use the words “astronomical”, “eye-watering” and “mind-boggling” when it comes to describing the cost of a pizza, a cigarette or…

Anatomy of a travel plan

My friends will tell you that I am a planner extraordinaire – the kind of girl that plans everything, and I mean everything – from my diary in advance of three months, to my daily schedule in 15 minute increments (no I’ve never been a lawyer!), to my travel plans. My philosophy is that if you fail…

7 days in Costa Rica

Lush and inviting, Costa Rica is a nature lovers delight. There are waterfalls, national parks filled with wildlife, serene crater lakes and tropical, deserted beaches. Adventure seekers can zipline, kayak and horse ride through the country and beach bums can choose between a variety of golden sand beaches to chill out on. Here’s a travel…