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MOBILE phones are near ubiquitous these days. But using your local phone overseas may prove expensive; and there are some out-of-the way places that get little coverage. Of course there are alternate means of communication.   Years ago handheld CB radios had a reasonable market. They would have been more popular except for the expense,

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Comments Off on AUSTRALIA TRAVEL QUESTIONS

We get some dates confused? Australia has the date written as –   Day/Month/Year. This is different to the USA and some other countries which have –    Month/Day/Year What is the emergency Number? Australia emergency Number is 000 for all services. Do I need vaccinations? No, there are no required vaccinations for Australia or New Zealand.

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Whether you are arriving to Sydney as a resident or tourist, some mode of transport is needed to travel back home or to your place of stay. Arriving at a country can be draining, especially after flying due to turbulence, jet lag or discomfort on the plane. The purpose of a trip is to make

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Comments Off on Getting an Upgrade for Airport Transport

Upgrading to a higher class, travel wise or accommodation wise is something that is based on availability. You might get it if it is available, but only if nobody else gets it first. It helps if you: Speak a little of the local’s language. Leaning to say hello and thank you is easy enough, it’s

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There is always a budget when travelling, and we aren’t about to tell you to ignore it. But holidays don’t come as often as they should, so you want to make the most of the opportunity when they do come along. You may never visit these locations again; it is terrible to miss out on

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Look at the length of the trip. Very short trips (3 days) are different to longer term ones; after a certain length the clothes get washed and re-worn. None-the-less: 3 Pairs of shoes seems to be the optimum limit. It depends on the location, but a pair of comfortable sneakers or something good fro walking

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Comments Off on Our Stay In Sydney ft. Plan B Shuttle

Okay, getting to Sydney was the hardest part. I don’t like travel at the best of times, especially in aeroplanes; and the inflight entertainment never interested me. But even after all that you still have to get from the international airport to the hotel. People we asked recommended either a taxi or a shuttle. The

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Assuming you don’t have infinite time or budget (even the residents have some limits) there will be some prioritising in what you want to visit. Major landmarks are famous for a reason, and you feel foolish if you don’t see a few of them. But discovering that great little café, or obscure sight is a

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There’s a wider world out there than my own back yard, and I don’t just want to see it on the web. I get a little bit of a buzz showing a foreigner around my own familiar joints; I get a sense of how unique they are compared to the rest of the world that

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If you like travelling, don’t let children hold you back. They will change things, you will have to go to Disneyland or Lego world instead of the art museum; but a lot of children’s locations are entertaining for children as well as adults. And a few adult destinations aren’t too bad for children. Children get

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