Commonwealth Bank Is Working To Integrate Opal Into Your Credit Card

Feel like there are too many cards in your wallet? Sydneysiders may soon be able to shrink theirs a little, with the Commonwealth Bank confirming it is actively working to build cards that incorporate the sometimes controversial Opal smartcard for Sydney public transport.


How To Make The Most Of A Long Layover

A long layover when flying is hardly ever ideal, but sometimes they can’t be avoided. Here are a few ways to make your next lengthy layover a little bit better.


Embrace Looking Like A Tourist To Get Locals' Help

Most of the time, it is hard to completely pass for a native when travelling. If you can’t blend in, embrace looking like a tourist and some locals will be more likely to help you with directions or recommendations.


Ask LH: Can I Move States To Escape A Speeding Fine?

Hey Lifehacker, So I’ve lost my licence in NSW for a speeding fine for going 20 over. I am a Red P plater. Is there any way I can “move” to Melbourne and get a Victorian licence while I’m under 18?


Keep Your Bike's Serial Number Handy In Case Of Theft

Everyone knows a car has its own unique identification number. Fewer might know that most bicycles have them too. Before you take yours out, write down the serial number and keep it somewhere safe in case yours gets stolen.


Tripping Helps You Search Multiple Vacation Rental Sites At Once

Hotels aren’t the only places to stay on holidays. Tripping is a great place to explore those alternatives in one place


Learn Proper Global Dining Etiquette With This Chart

Whether you’re abroad, or going out to a foreign restaurant locally, you need to be sensitive to the dining etiquette of the culture. This chart gives you a broad overview of table manners around the world.


Keep Kids Engaged At Museums By Making Connections To Stuff They Know

If you’ve ever tried to go to a museum with a child, you know it isn’t an easy task to keep them entertained. One way to help them focus is to ask them questions about the exhibits. These questions help the kids make connections with what they’re seeing and keep them engaged.


Skip The Third-Party Sites To Get Cheaper Hotel Rates

Third party sites like Kayak can be helpful when trying to figure out where to stay. But The Daily Beast warns that using a third party site to book may result in higher rates.


Seat Kids Near The Plane's Engine To Keep Them Calm While Flying

Flying with kids or infants can be stressful. An easy way to calm your child is to book seats that are near the plane’s engine so the noise puts them to sleep.