Travel Planning

Best Currency Card for Travel

We’re in the process of planning an over 3 month trip along the Silk Road. I needed to update my options and work out what was the best way to convert currency for international travel in 2017. Starting from New Zealand certainly limits our options- all those wonderful cards which not only give free ATM…

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Travelling At Christmas – How To Survive

Christmas Markets, Berlin

I’ve spent many Christmases away from home. The most memorial one’s probably include: spending most of the day on flights from New Zealand to India;  to the first time I spent Christmas in Australia – in Sydney; many years later spending Christmas in the middle of the Nullabor Plain; Christmas Eve in Singapore before flying to Hanoi…

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2013 Vacation Plans – Where To Go?

Model Railway, Hobart

I have a bit of a reputation I think. As soon as we got back from Burma, the first question people were asking was, when are you off again? Where’s the next trip to? Well frankly I’m not sure, but never one to stay at home too long I thought I’d see what was being…

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