As soon as borders started to close, airlines began grounding their fleets. This meant travellers were left with no option but to cancel their vacations. Social media soon flooded with protests about airlines who refused to refund airfares in full. Continue reading “Airline Refunds and Future Travel”
A trip to Central Australia is all about culture and outback exploration. Home to the Arrernte Aboriginal people, Alice Springs is a remote outback town located in the Northern Territory and halfway between Darwin in the north and Adelaide (South Australia). It is exactly halfway between the two capital cities, equally 1500 kilometres each way. Best known as the gateway to Australia’s Red Centre, it also played a significant role in our telecommunications history. In 1872, Alice Springs linked the Overland Telegraph line between Adelaide and Darwin. The old telegraph station is just one of the historic sites you can visit on your trip to Central Australia. Continue reading “Beginner’s Guide to Alice Springs”
Solo travel. Scary for some. Freedom for others. For those whom embrace it, find out just how enjoyable and liberating it can be travel on your own. First of all, the decisions are all yours. Travel wherever you want and how you want. There is no-one to tell you what to do. Continue reading “An Independent Traveller”
To reach the top of a mountain and gaze out at a fluffy, white cloud forest is one of the best experiences I want to savour forever. However, I also felt the urge to snap a photo to share it on my social networks. But how much would I remember of my actual experience if I was continuously looking at the scene through a camera lens? Continue reading “Making Memories”
Each year it’s reported that we spend billions of dollars on Christmas, most people using credit cards to fund those purchases. However, in a couple of days’ time those purchases more than often end up in the cupboard never to be used again. A tangible item may seem like a quick, last minute gift at Christmas time; but how long will happiness and satisfaction last? Continue reading “The Gift of Happiness”
Camels are an intriguing animal and not temperamental as I discovered during my camel ride at Uluru last year. They are actually gentle and friendly. My camel, name Wally, was a great example of a placid camel. He was happy to follow along on our mini sunset camel train. Continue reading “Photo of the Month: Camel Train”
The restless traveller? Yes, that is me. Everytime I return home to Australia, I always want more and start planning my next big adventure. The travel bug never dies! Continue reading “A Restless Traveller”
The clock strikes midnight to signal the start of a brand new year. It is also the moment many of us make our new year resolutions. You know the one’s, diet, exercise, happiness but this year why not make it your goal to travel to that dream destination in 2015.