Tag Archives: Travel Overseas

Day Trips in Australia

Article by Brooke: WhyGoAustralia.com One of the main joys of Australia is being able to discover all the natural wonders that lie beyond the city walls. There are rainforests, national parks, gorges, valleys and outback all a ways off to take a peek at, not to mention smaller towns, that require a visit, but maybe not a long stay. That’s when a day trip in Australia is in order. When to Consider a Day Trip in Australia Day trips occur when you leave a base location, say a major city like Sydney, to...Read More

New website promises Epic Thrills for adventure travelers

Posted by Kraig Becker on Jul 20th 2011 at 8:00AM Travelers looking for great deals on their next journey have a new tool at their disposal today, as a website has just launched that promises to be the Jetsetter of adventure travel. The new site, fittingly called Epic Thrills, will offer members substantial discounts on adventure travel opportunities from some of the top companies in the world. Read the full article on...Read More

29 Lessons From Travelling the World: By Benny Lewis

Fantastic blog by Benny Lewis , Original Story Eight years. That’s 416 weeks, or almost 3,000 days. This is the amount of time that I have not had a fixed home; moving to a new country, culture and language every few months and taking absolutely everything I own with me. It has been a significant percentage of my life, and it’s still long from over. I had actually done some travelling before – a couple of summers in the states, and an entire month already in Spain. But about this time back in...Read More

Volcanic ash disrupts NZ flights

New Zealand flights look like they could be disrupted for days as ash from the Chilean volcanic eruption drifts across the country. The Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano in Chile began erupting on June 4, with the ash plume drifting thousands of kilometres across the South Atlantic, South Africa, Indian Ocean, Tasmania and now across New Zealand. More than 60 New Zealand flights have been cancelled and over 7000 passengers have been stranded at Airports over the weekend. Air New Zealand will continue to fly but...Read More

The top 10 things to take travelling

Jerome Luepkes is a Berlin-based business consultant and travel writer. For most people, travel is about seeing new places, experiencing new things and meeting new people. Apart from the fact that travel can take time and cost money, there is also a small matter of what to take with you when you set out on your next expedition. I believe that travellers can improve their overall experience by simply learning what to do without, and only taking those things which are essential for a safe and healthy...Read More

Ash cloud grounds 500 flights

Up to 500 services in and out of Britain were grounded yesterday as ash from Iceland’s Grimsvotn volcano threatens flight safety. Norway and Denmark are also said to have witnessed disruptions in their operations, while German officials are preparing to shut down its airspace over northern Germany today as the cloud moves east over Scandinavia, Netherlands and northern Germany, Voice of American News reported. Read the full article thanks to Travel Blackboard Check out our free cars on...Read More