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Travel Tips, with Danielle Johnston, Journeys To Come Editor

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Travel Question:  Hi, I'm going on a three-week overseas trip during the next school holidays and I absolutely hate packing. I always pack too much and somehow never have anything to wear that makes me feel good. Got any good packing hacks? Thanks, Mel. Danielle's Response: "He who would travel happily must travel light," said Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, a pioneering aviator (among other ...

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Travel Tips, with Jack Walden, Journeys To Come Community Manager, & Guest Editor

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Travel Question: We’re planning a trip to Italy and wondering if it’s better to catch trains or planes? Jack Walden.   Jack's Response: This is a question I grappled with myself a couple of years ago. I eventually decided on trains - because I love seeing the countryside pass me by and also found it was very convenient to skip the big ...

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Travels Tips, with Sarah Harrison, Little Miss Melbourne, & Guest Editor

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Travel Question: I’m planning an extended, overseas trip soon where I’m planning to work remotely. Do you have any tips for keeping on top of work while you’re travelling? Sarah's Response: There are a number of things to brace yourself for when working remotely from overseas. The first to consider is time differences. Chances are you’ll be behind in ...

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Travel Tip from Joel Carnegie, ABC Classic FM radio host, & JTC Guest Editor

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Reader Question: I’m travelling to Europe for the first time and would love to make a real effort with speaking the languages in some of the countries I’m visiting. Do you have any tips?   Joel Carnegie's Response:  Get yourself, quick smart, into language lessons through your local TAFE, library, foreign language institution, (etc.). Otherwise, Duolingo can also get you ...

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Travel Tip from Diane Squires, Two’s a Crowd Travel, & JTC Guest Editor

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Reader Question:  I’m planning a trip to New York later this year and will be travelling by myself. I’m wondering if you have any tips on how I can make the most of the city while I’m travelling alone? Diane's response:  Solo travel can be a daunting experience: No one to share the highlights with, no one to ...

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Where to stay in Palm Springs, California?

Thursday, August 24, 2017

We were thrilled when Carmen recently sent through a message asking if we knew any good accommodation in Palm Springs, where Elvis proposed to Priscilla, and jet-setters and Hollywood ‘royalty' headed to party in privacy. Palm Springs is described as a living museum of the world’s best, mid-20th Century, modernist architecture. It sits in the Californian desert, 2.5 hours drive ...

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