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Dine like a Local on a Backpacker’s Budget

If you’ve travelled to Sydney before, you’ll know the eating out will consume most of your travel budget. If you do your homework, you might find that dining on a budget is actually quite achievable. With a site like, you can book a table and receive a discount/special offer when you get your bill. Continue Reading »

Newcastle’s top 5 must-sees

I absolutely love travelling to different cities in the UK. I know it doesn’t sound as glamorous as heading overseas, but the truth is that there are some amazing things to see a little closer to home, so I think it’s fun to be a tourist in your own country from time to time and Continue Reading »

Is Travel Insurance Really Important?

The trip of a lifetime you have planned and saved for is about to begin. Everything’s organised; visas, flights, trains, thongs, sun cream, and cameras. With every detail planned methodically you may wonder why travel insurance exists, but it is impossible to plan for every eventuality.  Southern Cross Travel Insurance is that security blanket for Continue Reading »

New Zealand; North or South Island?

Alright, my blog gets quite a few hits these days so I should maintain (begin?) some level of professionalism and give a balanced argument. However, I have no intention of doing that. I’ve recently returned from driving a campervan around New Zealand and if you’re trying to choose which island to visit in New Zealand, Continue Reading »

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