Plan Your Travel

15 Songs for Your Next Road Trip

15 Songs for Your Next Road Trip

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Who else sometimes feels the need to take a road trip? That feeling of driving down the open road, exploring the unknown. It has been a tradition for so many of us from growing up to now. To me a big difference between taking a road trip as a kid and now is that we get to control the music. I love taking a road trip and I love having great music playing in[...]
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Travelling with Extended Family – Are You Crazy?

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Have you ever been planning a trip and had a family member ask if they can “tag along”?  The option of travelling with extended family may come up, especially if they have seen you travel to exotic locations around the world and they haven’t travelled much or at all.  Is it really a good idea to say yes?Here are some tips to help you, firstly decide[...]

Who Looks After Your Pets While You Travel?

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So who looks after your pets while you travel?  For me, I don’t plan any travel until I know that my two dogs will be safely looked after while we are away.It is important to understand that I’m not just writing this as a “crazy dog lady”.  I spent close to 10 years on the board of an animal welfare organisation that looks after almost 45,000 anim[...]

7 Tips for Travelling with Medication

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If you are planning a trip overseas and you take medication, you have some pre-planning you need to do. 7 Tips for Travelling With Medication Here are seven basic guidelines to help when planning your trip. Talk to your doctor or travel medical specialist before travelling about any medicines and / or medical devices you need to take with you.  Make[...]
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Pack Half and Half

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Have you ever lost your luggage when travelling?  A number of years ago we headed to Vietnam for a backpacking holiday.  As more and more bags came out on the luggage carousel in Ho Chi Minh City, we got more and more worried.  What if both our backpacks got lost?  That surely couldn’t happen, could it?  Well our backpacks did[...]

5 Steps to Save for A Holiday

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Do you struggle with how to save for a holiday? We travel as much as we can.  Luckily in Australia, it is standard that everyone with full time employment receives a minimum of 4 weeks annual leave or holidays every year.  On top of that we get on average 10 public holidays a year (this include Christmas and Easter).  Many employers now also[...]