Travel Gear (Uncut)

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It’s the pastime of every soon-to-be-traveller, travel gear research. Internet searches, traipsing through travel gear shops, comparing prices, scouring travel blogs for reviews of what to buy and what not to buy. You try not to become obsessed by your upcoming adventure, but it’s fruitless. … Keep reading…

Our RTW Packing List

So what do  you pack for an Indefinite Travel Adventure? I have no idea, I’ve never been on one before. So why read on? Because I’ve made plenty of packing mistakes in my ten or more years of traveling on shorter journeys, and I am hell-bent on not repeating them this time. I have a rule, or rather a phrase that sets my mind at ease: They do have shops in other countries! That means if we forget something we … Keep reading…

The Trouble With Excess Baggage

As a flight attendant, I see a lot of travellers. Well, duh! Mums with bubs, suited execs, and FIFO’s (Fly In, Fly Out workers travelling to and from numerous mines around Australia). Whatever their reason for boarding a tin can and hurtling through the sky, the one constant is their attachment to their bags. Now, now, I’m not judging, merely observing. And let’s get one thing straight, airline staff (especially hostesses of the sky such as myself) can be rude. I’m not … Keep reading…