All The Ways Taxis Could Improve And Reduce The Threat From Uber

One of Uber’s most appealing features is that it isn’t providing taxis. So what should taxi services implement to fight off Uber’s customer-snaffling ways?


Keep Loose On Long Flights With These Simple Plane Exercises

Long haul flights can be really tough on you if you don’t approach them the right way. To keep your cramped body from getting too stiff at 10,000m, this graphic has seven exercises you can do on the plane to loosen up.


Reminder: Tigerair’s New Baggage Limits Kick In This Week

If you’re flying Tigerair later in the week, it would be wise to check both your booking date and the weight of your carry-on luggage.


The Best US Airlines For Cancelling (Or Changing) Your Reservation

Airlines love charging fees, but the worst is when you need to change or cancel your reservation. These fees can end up eating up the entire cost of your ticket. It’s not all bad news, though: some airlines have better policies than others. Let’s break down which are the best and which are the worst if you’re travelling stateside.


When It's Worthwhile To Join A Tour Group Or Go It Alone

Planning the perfect travel adventure involves making a lot of choices. You can make decisions easier by outsourcing it to a tour group, but guided tours won’t give you with the same experience as going it alone. Here’s how to decide the best approach for you.


The Cheapest Five-Star Destinations In The World

Five-star hotels tend to provide the best food and bedding in beautiful surroundings. Unfortunately, they also have a rate to match. There are exceptions to the rule, however. The latest Hotels.com price index has revealed fourteen countries where Australians can score five-star hotel luxury for under $250 per night. If you want to travel in style without paying through the nose for it, these are the destinations to consider.


How To Prepare For The Perfect Cool Weather Camping Trip

The weather may be cooling, but camping is still an option. Here are some tips to help you prepare for your next camping trip.


Ask LH: Can I Be Fined For Driving In A Car Park Without A Licence?

Hey Lifehacker, On a recent visit to a hotel with a mate, I decided to shift his car as a prank. I started his car and moved it six spaces over in the same car park. As I pulled in, a police car pulled up behind me, checked my licence and issued a fine as it was expired. Is this really an offence given I never left the car park? Might I be able to challenge the fine on that basis?


How To Get By Overseas When You Don't Speak The Language

Unless you have a super-brain, you’re probably not going to learn a whole new language every time you visit a different country. But with the right tools in your arsenal, you can get by. Here’s how to survive when you don’t understand the native tongue.


This Map Shows How To Take An Epic Road Trip Across Europe

Forty-five European cities, 14 days of driving and several months of sightseeing: That’s the optimised plan created by an algorithm, a followup to the data-driven perfect US road trip we saw earlier this month. Randal Olson used the same drive-time-minimising algorithm to compute this road trip, but based the cities on Business Insider’s selection of 50 must-see places in Europe.