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The Archive

8 Cities with the best coffee 

Are you a coffee snob? Getting a decent coffee overseas isn't as simple as you might think.

Top 10 of the World's Best party towns 

From wild beach dance parties to steamy South American clubs, these are the best places in the world to have a good time.

Fashion Crimes

Don't make these fashion faux pas when you're travelling overseas.

9 of the world's silliest souvenirs

These are the things that will most likely end up as trash rather than treasure.

How To Be A Bad Travel Partner

Your travel companion can either make or break your trip. Here's what makes a bad travel buddy.

The World's Best Diving Spots

Dying to quench your thirst for adventure? Well, we've lifted the lid on the worlds most remarkable dive spots.

10 Hard Travel lessons

There are certain tough lessons that going out on the road will force you to learn.

14 Tight-Arse Tips For Frugal Travellers

Want to save money while you're on the road? These are the secrets you need to know.

Worlds most challenging Foods

Want to save money while you're on the road? These are the secrets you need to know.

How To Avoid Driving Disasters On Holiday

Road trips can be stressful and dangerous (especially overseas). Here are our top tips for staying safe on your next road trip.

How to spend $501 around the world

Need some inspiration on the best ways to spend a $501 around the world? Of course you do!

food poisoning Hotspots

Nobody likes getting sick overseas. But here are the places you’re more likely to get food poisoning.

7 tips for flying with kids

Travelling with kids can be tough. Discover how to keep everyone happy and safe while in transit.


7 Family Activities You'll Love To Do Abroad

Here are few activities to make your next overseas holiday with the family more fun and less stressful.

Worst Hostel Roommates

Staying in a dorm room? Here's how to really annoy the people you're sharing with.

5 of the weirdest Countries in the world 

Want to know some of the quirkiest countries to visit in the world? Let's get weird!

15 packing essentials

Whether you're heading overseas for days, weeks or months, don't forget to pack these items.

5 reasons to learn to Dive on a gap year

Learning to dive isn't just awesome fun, it can also teach you lots of valuable life skills

Six Of The Biggest Dangers
When Diving In Bali

Bali offers some of the best diving in the world. But these are the dangers to be mindful of when diving in Bali.

10 Countries You Haven’t Been To

 Time to try something a little bit different? You won’t regret travelling to these destinations

The most amazing places to visit in Canada

Before setting foot into the land of the Maple Leaf, be sure to check out this list of must-visit places in Canada.

7 must-follow diving tips for Asia

Before you dive into the depths of Asia’s best scuba spots, take note of our must-follow tips.

10 cheap travel Secrets

Learn how to make sure you save money when you’re booking that big trip.

7 best places to get married overseas

Say “I do” abroad and make it a day to remember, and a holiday too.

10 tips to survive Bali

How to make your next holiday to Bali memorable, amazing and stress-free.

11 Ideal Honeymoon Destinations 

Get your marriage off on the right foot with these ideal honeymoon destinations.

How Female Travellers Can Stay Safe 

Women shouldn’t have to take any more precautions than men when they travel. Unfortunately, it's not a perfect world.

10 Things Living Overseas Will Teach You

A big stint overseas is pretty much a rite of passage. And there are certain things it will inevitably teach you.

What You'll Miss About New Zealand

Travelling is awesome. But the more you travel, the more you start to miss these things about life at home.

5 Best Locations In The World To Earn Your PADI

Earning your PADI certificate requires no experience. Discover the best destination to get your PADI..

10 tips to survive the USA

Travelling to the USA? Stay safe and have a great time on your next trip to the states.

5 reasons to learn to Dive on a gap year

Learning to dive isn't just awesome fun, it can also teach you lots of valuable life skills

The best food to eat in Canada

Discover the most delicious local cuisine you must try when dining out in Canada.