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The best bank account to save money for travel

I am terrible at saving. I won't go into the gory details but needless to say if you are the kind of person who's...

A guide to visiting Kakadu in the wet season

A comprehensive Guide to visiting Kakadu in the Wet Season with photos, itineraries and ideas on where to stay and what to do. The...

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Gunlom has been on my bucket list for years and almost daily social media photos of this stunning place has only increased my desire to see it. It must surely be Kakadu's most instagrammed place. But as a travel writer who makes zero from my blog I sometimes find it difficult to stay motivated to keep sharing the Australia I...
Has southern Australia's winter already got you dreaming of palm trees, sunshine and poolside  beverages? Then one of these luxury winter sun holidays is for you! If you're looking for a luxury resort to travel to in June, July or August here is a collection of some of the best resorts in warm places that other people love. From swim...
The 'Wet Season' in Kakadu runs from approximately November to mid May however no two wet seasons are the same. It is a unique time to visit the park where water is abundant and the landscapes are vibrant green - it's a chance to see the park in a way very few visitors do! Cruise Yellow Waters Iconic wetlands cruise takes...
The view from Foxys Bar on Fiztroy island by seesomethingnew.com.au
I'm on the top deck when the boat starts to roll over larger than expected waves, the Queensland coast becomes shrouded in mist and finally the low clouds above us dump fat rain drops all over the boat. And I can't stop grinning from ear to ear. Its still warm, I've escaped the clutches of a long and cold Victorian...
My family and I have a regular argument over the value of using Qantas & Virgin points to upgrade to domestic Business Class in Australia. They all fall firmly in the 'take the free economy flight category' while I like to maximise my value for money and use my points to buy an experience I couldn't otherwise afford.   How many points does...
What's holding you back from visiting the Great Ocean Road? Are you sick of looking at beautiful photos and thinking one day that will be me? Book in your leave, access holiday savings and make this the year you visit the Great Ocean Road in Summer! If you are Victorian its easy, just lock in the weekend or days off,...
wye river beach hotel great ocean road restaurants with a view
There are some incredible Great Ocean Road Restaurants with a view and here are three of the best. The Beach Pavilion in Lorne   The Lorne Beach Pavilion is located just a few steps from the sand of the curving Louttit Bay. It’s right in the heart of Lorne town which means you can easily walk there from your hotel or campsite. Lorne...
Hidden away at the end of a red dirt road near Broome is Ramada Eco Beach resort. It's one of Western Australia's best remote resorts and home to Jacks Bar and Restaurant. Jacks boasts one of Australia's most pristine restaurant views, looking out over a sweeping bay of creamy white sand and aqua water. At just 1 hour 30 minutes drive from...
Sunset view from the Sunset Bar & Grill at Cable Beach Club Resort
The Sunset Bar and Grill is famous for having one of the most iconic restaurant views in Australia. It looks out over Cable Beach where the sun sets spectacularly over the water of the Indian Ocean. The restaurant is part of the beautiful Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa (read more here) however anyone can visit for a drink or a meal...
If you can't save money for holidays you are not alone. A quick google will show you hundreds of forum posts with others who are the same boat regardless of their income. I will confess that I am really bad with money. I've had some terrible financial failures and I can't save. At all. If I have single dollar I spend...

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