Category Archives: How To

How to keep your phone charges down overseas

International roaming made easier with travel cards and Wi-Fi apps. Image:

Smartphones are great – I don’t know what I would do without one, but when it comes to travelling overseas, the idea of taking a smartphone can be as scary as staying in a hostel from a horror movie. Continue reading

How to make the most of a holiday

Make sure you keep note of where each photograph was taken before they all start to look the same. Image:

There are times when the beach seems like just a place with sand and water and the people are all foreign to you. If you feel like this on a holiday you must remember two things: this beach is different and you are the foreigner. Here are some tips on how to ensure that each trip is special. Continue reading

How to learn the basics of a language

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When travelling it is always helpful to know a few words in the local language; this will not only help you interact better with the locals, but will also help enrich your cultural experience. Continue reading

How to travel with seniors

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“Vacations are extremely important for family bonding and mental recharging—even more so when you care for an aging parent,” Mission Home Car director Kerry Pawlsaid. Continue reading

How to keep your money safe whilst travelling

Invest in a wallet that screams “I’m broke”.

Neck pouches and money belts? Might as well be walking  around with a target on your belly. Stashes of notes in the shoe? Highly impractical  especially for paper notes, not to mention embarrassingly smelly.Wallets in back pockets or shoulder bags? Just hand the  money straight over; at least you will get to keep the wallet and your bag  won’t be ruined. Continue reading

How to pack for a 24hr business trip

wooliesBeing able to pack successfully is a gift which, simply put, some have and others do not. But fear not, we have some tips for those of you who are on the overkill train: Continue reading

How to keep your belongings safe whilst travelling

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When it comes to travelling, one of the most important tasks is to keep yourself and your belongings safe.

It’s something that you need to be aware of at all times and can make even the simplest trip stressful. Continue reading