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The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

By on September 24th, 2019 in Flying, Reviews, Travel Gear & Packing with 0 Comments
The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

It’s a funny old thing when, after you’ve been backpacking for over 15 years, you find yourself looking to purchase a carry on suitcase, instead of a tattered old rucksack, and realise, with an alarming alacrity that you’re suddenly getting older! I guess it happens to the best of us! Because let’s be honest carry […]

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The 12 Long Flight Essentials … For Those on a Budget!

By on December 10th, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Flying, Travel Tips with 1 Comment
The 12 Long Flight Essentials … For Those on a Budget!

If there’s one thing that living in Australia these last 4 years has taught me, it’s how to deal with long-haul flights. Yep from Perth it’s going to take me a whopping 22 hours to get to Paris when I jet off in a few days … and if I was flying from Sydney, Melbourne […]

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The Best Travel Backpack Carry On for 2019

The Best Travel Backpack Carry On for 2019

Hold the phone guys, changes are on the way! Yup with the new year just around the corner, I’ve got some new plans for the structure of my travel life. Yup the plan (I say plan, let’s see how it pans out!) is to do less long exhausting backpacking trips and more shorter journeys from […]

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How to Bag One Way Flight Deals : A Pro’s Guide

By on December 12th, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Flying, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
How to Bag One Way Flight Deals : A Pro’s Guide

It certainly used to be the case that one way flight deals were a fantasy in many independent travellers’ eyes. That dream of jetting off somewhere with an open-ended ticket was just not possible without paying a fortune for a single airfare, or paying nearly as much for a return flight you’d never use. I’m […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

When I found out I was going to be flying Saudi Airlines from Beirut in Lebanon to Jakarta in Indonesia via Riyadh (the capital of Saudi Arabia), my first question was – can I even do this as a solo female?! Not known for being the most female-friendly country in the world, I honestly had […]

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Everything You Need To Know About ETA Canada

By on August 14th, 2019 in CANADA, Flying, North America, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
Everything You Need To Know About ETA Canada

They’re the one thing than can undo even the most experienced travellers and their well-laid plans causing chaos and disrupting itineraries like no tomorrow. Yes, we’ve all made that mistake of not checking the visa requirements of a country well enough in advance and for a few of us unlucky ones have even had it […]

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Tired of Expensive Airport Car Parking Bills? 5 Great Tips to Help Lower the Costs

Tired of Expensive Airport Car Parking Bills? 5 Great Tips to Help Lower the Costs

There’s few things worse in my opinion as a budget traveller, than those hidden fees that sneak their way into your holiday costs. You know, the ones you hadn’t budgeted for that mean you end up spending way more than you planned. What’s even more annoying is when these expenses aren’t even really part of […]

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Cheapest Ways to Travel Between Heathrow & Gatwick

By on December 12th, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Flying with 0 Comments
Cheapest Ways to Travel Between Heathrow & Gatwick

If you’re ever making a connection flight in London, it’s highly possible that you’ll have to travel between Heathrow and Gatwick airports. Situated the opposite sides of the city, these 2 giant hubs boast an array of international lights and airlines, but sadly do not have a distinct transport link that connects them directly. Having […]

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Best Carry On Packing Tips for Long Haul Flights in Economy

By on August 28th, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Flying, Travel Tips with 6 Comments
Best Carry On Packing Tips for Long Haul Flights in Economy

Having endured, over the years, a ton of long haul economy flights across the globe, I’m pretty well versed in the best carry on packing tips! The following list was put to the test on the recent flight I took from Brisbane to London and I can confirm that nothing was left wanting! So here […]

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Why the No1 Lounge at Gatwick Airport Was Amazing Value for Money!

By on August 28th, 2019 in Europe, Flying, Reviews, UK with 0 Comments
Why the No1 Lounge at Gatwick Airport Was Amazing Value for Money!

Every traveller, even the most budget conscious among us, deserves a treat now and again! And never is this more welcome than after a serious amount of long-haul air travel across the globe. Stick me on a bus or a boat for 24 hours+ and I’m fine, but for some reason my body now really […]

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