Don’t Book Your Holiday Until You Read This!

I was shocked to see the news about the first Christchurch earthquake.  While it was fortunate that no one died, we had booked to travel to Christchurch for a family holiday in only one month’s time.  After doing some research about earthquake aftershocks we quickly realised that we definitely did not want to stay in … Read more

3 Breathtaking Bridge Climbs of the World

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, Australia

You can walk across bridges anywhere in the world.  But did you realise that there are only three places in the world where you can climb on the top of a bridge?  All three are ‘Down Under’ in Australia and New Zealand.  The standout option is the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, which is closely followed … Read more

Departure Preparation: Register Your Travel Plans

While you away on your vacation how does your government know that you might need help if a natural disaster, conflict or terrorist attack occurs?  An essential pre-departure activity is to register your travel plans with your government. Most governments offer a service for travel registration so that they can contact you in the event … Read more