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How safe is water while travelling?

How safe is water while travelling?

Without trying to scare anyone travelling, I feel compelled to write this article on the safety of water while travelling. As adults, a lot of us know not to drink the water in certain countries. I guess that’s why a lot of these bottled-water companies are...
Travel With Kids

Travel With Kids

Travelling with kids does not have to be a major drama. So many new parents are scared to go off travelling with their new children. Although it may be best to wait until your kids are over 5 (5 and 7 works great!) it can be one of the best experiences you have as a...
Things to remember when catching a bus in Eastern Europe…

Things to remember when catching a bus in Eastern Europe…

1. Before hopping on the bus, you should quickly call or email family members, informing them that you may never see them again. This is a good idea because bus drivers spend most of their time driving, changing gears and turning corners, with their cell phones held...
Things to remember when driving in Europe

Things to remember when driving in Europe

For some crazy reason Australians are led to believe that they are erratic drivers. Believe me, although I get the shits with a lot of drivers back home, no one takes the cake more than the Europeans. After two-months of driving every day in France and Italy, I have...
How to find a decent campground/motel/hotel

How to find a decent campground/motel/hotel

My advice is to drive to the nearest town you want to explore and then use your GPS. Every decent GPS has a function called ‘Locate near me’, which you will use often – once you get the hang of it. Then choose ‘point of interest’ and then...
How to locate ice for your whiskey in Europe

How to locate ice for your whiskey in Europe

Each and every time, I shit you not, when I ask someone in Europe for “ice” it takes about twenty minutes for them to figure out what I’m asking for, why I want it, and then explain to me why I don’t need it and can’t have some. Well,...