Our luggage bags get put through a lot! If they’ve been used at an airport, they’ve passed through countless conveyor belts, many hands, and rested against other bags and surfaces. On road trips they inevitably rest on the floor outside, the car boot, and get stuffed with dirty shoes and clothes by the end of a trip. It’s only right that we take the time to deep-clean our luggage. Here's how
Australians are an adventurous bunch, and with no end to the pandemic in sight, we’re narrowing our travel destinations down to what’s in our own back yards. Rightly so! We’re blessed with so many beautiful destinations and local businesses that could do with our support. So, we’ve compiled a list of locations close to each of the state’s capital cities to inspire your next staycation.
Staycations are likely to be much more common given current travel restrictions, but lockdowns and work-from-home mandates make discovering local gems exciting! Staycations are also a great way to support local businesses that are adjusting to a decrease in visitors from afar.
We’re living in times where the ‘new normal’ for life is being redefined daily. COVID-19 has upended what was once the norm and has forced us to live within new boundaries. Many believe that travel will not be spared. Before we can daydream about travelling again, we should first consider what the ‘new normal’ for travel could look like.
Our hygiene habits got a big wake-up call during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the same should be done for travel before you hit the road again. Travelling to new places naturally puts you at a higher risk of running into health hiccups, but many can be avoided by practising good hygiene basics, such as frequent hand washing, and by carrying the right sanitisers. Take your travel hygiene one step further while you’re on the road by using these handy travel gadgets and tools below.
The COVID-19 pandemic reminded us of how important good hygiene is for health. Regularly washing hands is effective at keeping harmful bacteria at bay, but all of this can easily be undone as soon as you touch your phone. Mobile phones are thought to harbour 10-18 times more bacteria than the average public toilet. If you’re holding one right now, don’t panic. We’ll let you know exactly how to clean your phone so that is free of bacteria and germs below.
Australia is one of the most unique countries in the world. With sunburnt desertscapes, glistening azure waters and multicultural heritage, we’re truly lucky to be able to call this wonderland our island home. As restrictions slowly ease it’s time to start planning your next local getaway. Discover our round-up of unusual Australian destinations that need to be seen to believed below.
They say that travel is the best education and we wholeheartedly agree. But there are skills you can learn to make yourself a better traveller. Why not make this time count towards future travel by up-skilling in ways that will enrich your next journey?
As avid travellers, the current situation has come as a shock to us all. While we all appreciate the need to stay home and stay safe, our hearts yearn to travel. We've taken this time to look into some of the most breathtaking places our planet has to offer to try to soothe some of your wanderlust.