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.
The World Health Organization recently declared COVID-19 a pandemic . But there’s NO need to panic or lock yourself away if you are feeling fit and healthy. Medical experts are instead urging people to just practice good hygiene and do certain things to help boost your immunity. Here are some easy (and more importantly, free) ways to boost your immune system
With the Australian summer almost over and the worst of the bushfire season now behind us, the focus turns to rebuilding the communities devastated by the fires. Financial support through donations to charities, such as the Australian Red Cross and WIRES, or directly to fire services around the country are a great way to help those in need. But what else can we do to help?
With the recent outbreak of Coronavirus (officially named COVID-19), travellers are taking extra precautions to protect their health. Learn how to minimise your risk of viral infection on a plane by building healthy habits and choosing your seat wisely based on our tips below.
Depending on the destination, checking in at least one other suitcase as well as a carry-on is still the norm among most travellers due to the stress that comes with bringing just hand luggage for a trip.
Whether you support the "carry-on culture" or not, there are some items you definitely have to pack in your hand luggage to make your time on the plane not just bearable, but even enjoyable and relaxing.