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Our award winning travel writer has gone incognito to share some of his best kept secrets and travel tips.


Latest Articles

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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!

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What Foreigners Really think of Aussies

What does the world really think about the average Aussie? Discover the good, bad and the ugly!

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15 Extremely Disappointing Tourist Destinations

You're not going to love every place you visit. Some places will be amazing, other destinations will be disappointing.

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18 Signs You're About To Be Robbed!

Are you a street smart traveller? Can you spot these telltale signs you're about to be robbed?

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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.

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10 tips to surviving the USA

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

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The World’s Most Pointless Travel Items

Not everything you pack will come in handy. These are the things you're better off leaving at home.

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10 ways you're offending people Overseas

Just because you're trying not to offend people when travelling, doesn't mean you're succeeding.

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20 Tips For Long-Term Travellers

Heading off for more than a month? There are more than a few things you need to think about.

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8 destinations no One Knows About

As a traveller, you always want to have your own secret spots. So I’m not going to share all of mine. But I am going to lift the lid on a few magical places...

National Stereotypes

The good, the bad and the ugly. Our secret traveller reveals what the locals really think of different nationalities.