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Batu Caves

My last day in Kuala Lumpur started with bright  sunshine. I knew time was short and I didn’t want to leave KL before exploring the…
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Tips to Surviving Long Flights.

A lot of us already know the basic tips for surviving a long flight, right? But there are things you can do that can actually help you enjoy the flight (unless of course you’re flying Business or First Class, in which case you can’t do anything BUT enjoy the flight!) Here’re some great tips from the Vagabrothers, some you’ll know, some you won’t. Do you have any special airline hacks that make the experience better? Let us know in the comments. We’d love to hear your stories.


Three Leopards Just Having a Stroll.

From the Londolozi Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Nusa Penida: Expectations vs Reality

Nusa Penida, is a small island off the coast of Bali. It’s fast becoming a tourist attraction, mainly because of it’s magnificent beaches and seascapes. But is it worth the trouble to get there? Is it really as good as the insta images make it out to be? In this great and thorough video, PHILCAELA take us through the what’s real and what’s hype about this beautiful spot. If you’re thinking of going… definitely watch this first.


Good Advice For Travelling With A Drone

There’s no getting away from it. Drones are here to stay. They change our travel experience for the better. The style and quality of images, is simply amazing. But…and it’s a big BUT… There are laws governing how and where you can fly your drone, and those laws are different in EVERY country you visit – and the penalties can be harsh. (Swap your vacation for prison time? I don’t think so!) Jeven Dovey has 8 Great Tips For Travelling With Your Drone. Watch it, it just might save you a lot of money and heartache – and having an 7ft cell mate named ‘Bubba’!


Ten Travel Mistakes Learnt from Experience

When you usually see lists of the ’10 things to avoid/don’t do/when you travel’ they are usually big ticket items like how to book tickets etc. This list is a little different in that it’s been put together by a real traveller, not a tourist. The points Monica Church raises are personal observations that really make a difference to enjoying your time away. Do you have a list of things you gotta do before and while you travel?

Let us know in the comments. (and don’t forget to give Monica a ‘Thumbs Up!’)


Would You Like To Help The Great Barrier Reef?

We think we should pay back. After all we can’t explore in awe, if the world we love is in ruins. So where we can, we’re going to highlight foundations and causes that you can support – people who are trying their hardest to maintain this beautiful, magnificent, ‘only one we have’ world. Here’s Stewart Christie to tell you about The Reef Restoration Foundation, in Far North Queensland.

Give Generously to the Reef Foundation Here


Drew Hopper Contributes

Drew Hopper is an award winning travel, documentary and editorial photographer. When he isn’t travelling the world capturing spectacular moments, he calls Australia home. Captivated by the diversity of cultures, people and environment, Drew ventures far and wide to capture pictures that define his experiences with the vision that they will impact and inspire an audience in a way individual to each viewer.  We’re proud to have Drew share his insights and experience with us. We’ll have regular articles from Drew on travel photography and travel in general. Welcome Drew! Read Drew’s blog “Stand out from the Crowd” here.


Mark Harrison is Our Kind of Adventurer

He goes to some spectacular places. He shoots some wild video of magnificent places and he does it with style.Have a look at this terrific video he’s put together for Sri Lanka. He highlights the unknown spots. And you know what that means…no tourists! Check out Mark’s video below.Have you been to SL? Do you want to go? (You will after you watch this!)  Tell us in the comments.


Sunrise at Shelly

About four hours north of the five million plus city of Sydney, you’ll discover beautiful Port Macquarie. With an incredible coastline of beautiful beaches to explore – just like this one – it’s a great location If you want to escape city stress. Shelly Beach – particularly stunning at Sunrise. We’ve uploaded this video, simply because it makes us feel good.


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