Tag Archives: Travel

Imported beer, fried goods and the South American Festival

The wonderful thing about living in Australia is that there are so many people from different nationalities living all together, which generally means that they like to put on festivals with lots of different foods and beers.

This time around, sunny Bondi Beach was playing host to the South American Festival. Continue reading

Australia Day: Cars, Colours and Carbs

On the 26th of January, Aussies all around the globe come together in their thongs, with meat pies in hand, and celebrate the beautiful country that is Australia. Continue reading

Transport NSW (Sydney) Trip Planner

So you’ve finally made it to Sydney … Welcome!

The next big step is figuring out how to get from A to B, so this nifty trip planner should become your new best friend:

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P.S. It doesn’t seem to work on Mac’s but the link is still good so follow it for up to date info on transport in NSW.

Haggling with hoteliers becoming a guest habit

Consumers haggling for best prices in accommodation. Image: GraysEscape.com

The top ten most popular properties on haggling website GraysEscape.com have been announced, with newcomer to the site, Oaks Hotels and Resorts, taking out two of the spots. Continue reading

Baggage handling improves

The number of mishandled bags has dropped in the past few years. Image: SITA

With the number of air passengers expected to reach 3.6 billion by the year 2016, the importance of accurate baggage handling is becoming ever more important and according to a new study, airport baggage operations are on the right track. Continue reading

The most preferred airplane seat is…

I prefer the right hand side, front section, window seat. How about you? Image: British Airways

When choosing airplane seats, it is safe to say that the hardest question most people have to answer their travel agent or computer is whether they prefer the window or the aisle seat, yet British Airways went one step further and pinpointed the seats that travellers are vying for. Continue reading