Category Archives: Travel Tips

Do you judge a hotel by its Internet Security?

Well – very interesting article I came across in the Herald the other day. As per the story – a hacker hacked into a hotel server, left a data stealing trojan that gave him access to all the hotel customer data information!! The hotel in question (for logical reasons) has completely downsized the enormity of situation, saying “it only affected 10 customers”! Super dangerous dont you think? considering credit card details etc. All these stories convincing me to ration my credit card use...Read More

What is your best traveling tip?

Source: ‘Don’t forget to take your body and soul with you, but leave your laptop and cellphone at home.’ Kiwiswiss (Kaikoura) Beautifully put don’t you think? So is the next…. ‘Try not to get too wrapped up in other people’s tips about travelling, people (all of them including you & me) are weird and have weird ideas about stuff (vaseline up the nose?). Just enjoy yourself in the way that suits you best and be nice.’ – John Paul Moss (Auckland) My...Read More

The Olympic Gold of ‘Favourite Destination’

After 4 consecutive years at the top of the Lonely Planet Travelers Pulse survey of ‘favourite destination’ Australia have been dethroned by The United States of America – but maybe for the best reasons! “Lonely Planet Marketing Analyst Adam Stanford said the United States had become an increasingly popular travel destination because of the exchange rate of the American dollar” Australia have otherwise topped every year running since the Loney Planet started conducting the survey...Read More