Travel tips you should never follow

The tips and tricks you receive from well-meaning family and friends are often ill-informed or outdated. Know to avoid this advice.


Eight things you always forget to budget for when you go on holiday

So, most of us have, at some point or other, grappled with the ‘holiday budget’. Here are a few things we invariably forget to budget for, or at very least get hideously wrong.


How to clear your browser history and empty its cache

Are you having problems browsing the internet? You may have some nasties in your browser history and cache. Here’s how to clear them and restart with a clean slate.


Ten first-time travel mistakes

Just as in life, you’re probably going to make mistakes the first time you travel. However, if you remember these travel tips, you may find you’ll have more than luck on your side.


YourLifeChoices travel editor chooses the travel tip of the year

While trawling through the treasure trove of travel tid-bits that is Quora, I found the travel tip of the year.

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The smart way to travel with gifts this Christmas

Travelling can be stressful enough as is, let alone throwing gifts into the equation. Here’s how to make sure you and your presents end up at your destination in one piece.


What is ‘slow travel’ and why should you try it?

Have you ever come home from a holiday more burnt out than when you left home? You’re not alone. Slow travel is the art of soaking up a destination rather than rushing through it. Here’s how you do it.


Drew shares his tips for picking a 2019 Melbourne Cup winner

The Melbourne Cup has become one of Australia’s most watched events. Drew looks into the history of the Cup and explains how to choose your horse.


Seven handy money-saving uses for WD-40

WD-40 has far more uses than just fixing squeaky hinges. This household spray can perform some amazing tasks and save you money.


Dame Helen Mirren’s top travel tips

Dame Helen Mirren is a frequent traveller, but don’t let her glamorous façade trick you into thinking she doesn’t know how to get in touch with the locals and travel on a dime. Here are a few of her top tips for those with an adventurous spirit.


The Thai town that has everything: An insider’s guide to Chiang Mai

Author, speaker and storyteller Stu Lloyd has called Chiang Mai home for the last 10 years. Today, he shares his insider tips to the best food, coffee and things to do in the largest city in northern Thailand.


You can use a microwave for more than just food

Most people only use their microwave for defrosting or reheating, but it can do so much more.

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