travel tips

Avoid these European Scams!

A European Getaway has become a rite of passage for young Australians leaving school ready to explore the world. But it’s not just backpackers, Europe has become a hub, for travellers of all kinds. Whether you’re travelling in a large group, solo, in your youth or...

Should you Swap Seats on a plane?

Children are separated from their parents, couples are split, tall passengers squeeze into middle seats, and anxious flyers are away from where they're comfortable. But what to do you do if you're asked to swap seats but absolutely don’t want to? It’s a question that...

Don’t want to get suck by the bulkhead? Use SeatGuru

When looking for flight options between Australia and Europe, a direct route is hard to come by.  Flights between the continents come in various lengths, miles and hours; none of which appear overly pleasant, particularly for those of us booked in the back of the bus....

How to not get kicked off your flight!

When it comes to flying, all passengers should travel with etiquette. Good behaviour is often rewarded with friendlier service and happier seat neighbours in the same way that bad behaviour can result in you being removed from your flight. So, you can take off with...

Cruising Tips from a Royal Caribbean Expert

In a cruising career spanning over 20 years, Royal Caribbean Blog founder Matt Hochberg has sailed more times than most. Whether his voyage is long or short, the Caribbean or Northern Europe, these decades of vacationing on the high seas have equipped the...

How to get the perfect plane window photo!

It’s the photograph every traveller has within their arsenal of perfectly grammable snaps.

The window seat – aeroplane wing soaring among the clouds is the classic getaway snap that every Instagrammer tries to nail.

As a loyal window sitter, I have blessed my humble Instagram following with many “Hello Asia” and “Home sweet home” posts of the aircraft horizon.