Tag - Travel

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How to travel plastic-free: 8 earth-friendly ways to pack & explore

Plastic: every single piece of it on the planet today will never, ever go away - no matter how much it breaks down or how often we recycle it. Single-use coffee cups, food packaging, wet wipes, plastic bags, straws, and hotel toiletry bottles - these are things offered to us..... . .

Top 4 ways to see Bagan

Bagan – it’s Myanmar’s most extravagant temple site and THE reason this formerly difficult-to-visit country has become one of the hottest destinations for intrepid travel in Asia. Jump aboard a slow boat on the Ayeyarwaddy River, float above this vast religious landscape..... . .

Travel photography – How to shoot like a professional

Nothing tells a story like a really good photograph and being able to take one is de rigueur for every traveller keen to track their adventures on blogs, Facebook and Instagram. With exciting new destinations to explore and wildly unfamiliar scenes, light and people to capture..... . .

Why Kakadu is Australia’s best national park

Dazzling visitors with kaleidoscopic natural scenes and 100 ways to explore them, Kakadu National Park is easily the best place to spend any chunk of time in the Territory’s far north. Why? Because where else but in Kakadu can you battle barramundi on a croc-filled lagoon..... . .

Java’s Secret Pleasure Palace

Imagine an extravagant castle full of luxurious bathing pools and rooms built for pleasure that was so secret you could only enter via a hidden underground passage tunnelled beneath a lake. This was Indonesia’s Taman Sari about 250 years ago and it was here that the city’s..... . .

How to travel Malaysia on $50 a day

When our budget-conscious trio set out to explore Malaysia’s less-travelled East Coast, we had no idea we could travel Malaysia on AUD$50 a day. Live well and spend so little: here’s how we did it. [quote text_size=”small”] Admittedly, we kept transportation..... . .

Backpacking with Kids

I sometimes set out for a day with my daughter hauling so much stuff that I swear my partner thinks I’m leaving him: great, bulging bags crammed with library books and lunch boxes, swimming gear and sunscreen, hats and spares and wipes and water bottles! He loves to remind me..... . .