travel

More Expensive Uber Trips Between Sydney Airport And The CBD

Starting from next week, Uber passengers travelling from/to the Sydney CBD and Kingsford Smith will find themselves a bit more out-of-pocket, with the private car service ditching its flat rate for the journey.


The First Suitcase With Wheels That Retract So They Don't Get Destroyed

What good is a set of wheels on the bottom of your suitcase if somewhere between checking your bag and retrieving it from a luggage carousel one or two of them have been broken off? Your bags are actually harder to transport after that happens. But since standing spinner suitcases are just so convenient, Heys has introduced the first set of retractable wheels on its new Stealth that keeps them safe and out of the way while a bag is being handled


How Safe Is Air Travel Today?

In light of the news of another tragic airline crash, and following in the wake of several other high profile air disasters, it might be natural to ask whether air travel is becoming less safe.


Lessons Learnt From An Entire Year Living In A Van

I’ve been living on the road for more than a year. Seattle, Los Angeles, San Diego, Baja, Las Vegas, Tempe. Something like 32,000km. Let me break down a few of the things I’ve learned along the way.


I'm Riding A $450 Motorcycle Across Vietnam

Buying a $US450 motorcycle to ride across a communist country devastated by war with your own sounds like a great idea, right? I thought so. Here’s how you can do it too.


A VW Beetle Toiletries Case For Hippies Who Prefer Staying Clean

The Volkswagen Beetle isn’t quite the same symbol of freedom today that it was back in the ’60s, but that doesn’t mean its iconic design — and the ideals it symbolised — has been forgotten. So the next time you’re restless and feeling the need to just get up and travel, bring this VW Beetle toiletries case along because you don’t have to smell like a hippy to embrace their ideals.


Watch A Single Day On The London Tube In Two Minutes

If you live in a city, you’ve probably experienced stepping onto a crowded train platform and feeling like a fish in a school, with everyone trying to swim the same direction. That’s a pretty accurate image, according to this new visualisation of commuters on the London Tube.


Anyone Can Do This 8-Day Trek Through Nepal

The trek to Annapurna Sanctuary in the mountains above Pokhara is 103km long and takes from six to 10 days. During the summer, it’s one of the easiest and most scenic hikes in Nepal and you can sleep in and eat at tea houses every night. We hiked it in the depths of winter so you don’t have to.


In 1964, A Man Shipped Himself Back To Australia Inside A Crate

Being stranded in a foreign country is a terrifying thought, but what lengths would you go to in order to get home? I doubt many would be prepared to sit inside a box and ship themselves, yet that’s precisely what Reg Spiers did in 1964 in order to get back to his wife and daughter in Adelaide.


Drone Footage Soaring Through Angkor Wat Shows Off The Beautiful Ruins

Angkor Wat is one of those unbelievable places in the world where you can’t really fathom the history of the ruins around you. I thought it — and all of Northern Cambodia — looked fantastic from the ground but this drone footage shows me that the view is — as it always is — better from the top. The drone footage is stunning.