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The Easiest Way To Upgrade Crappy Petrol Station Coffee

Try as you might, there will come a point on a long road trip where the only coffee available to you is watery petrol station coffee. You could buy an energy drink, or you could mix in a hot chocolate packet for something that actually tastes okay.


Get The Most Out Of A Layover By Turning It Into A Personal "Hackathon"

Layovers can be a serious waste of time, especially when they’re unexpected. Instead of being bored for hours on end, though, use it as an opportunity to tackle that project you’ve been dragging your feet on.


13 Sleep Hacks For Business Travellers [Infographic]

One of the worst things about business travel is the lack of sleep: the combination of jet lag, early starts, unfamiliar beds and ever-changing time zones can lead to serious sleep deprivation. This infographic from SleepyPeoplé provides 13 tips for weary road worriers.


Is Opal Ripping Off Sydney CBD Customers?

Have you ever tapped off your Opal card and had a sneaking feeling that the fare was too high? If you regularly travel in Sydney’s CBD, your suspicions could be well-founded. An investigation by Opal calculator app developer Kenneth Tsang has unearthed a so-called “CBD Increment” surcharge which sees commuters slugged up to 82 cents more for every journey. Tch.


Which Australian City Has The Tardiest Workers? [Infographic]

30 per cent of Australians regularly turn up late for work. That’s the chief finding from a new report by employee management solutions provider Deputy. Interestingly, the number differs considerably across Australia’s five major cities. Read on to find out how each city ranked.


The Best Apps And Products For Business Travellers

While corporate travel can be exciting, it can also be stressful. We live in a great time, where technology makes it easier to pack our nine-to-five workload into meetings and flights with almost no downtime. The key is to identify what technology and apps are available and make sure they suit your needs.


Review: Virgin Australia's Deluxe 'The Business' Cabin

Virgin calls it The Business. Already flying for a few months on the Aussie carrier’s east coast to Perth long-haul domestic routes, this super-luxurious business class cabin has just been rolled out on the first of Virgin’s Boeing 777-300ER jets running twice daily between Sydney and Los Angeles. With its own in-flight bar, ultra-comfy beds and a ridiculous amount of leg room, it’s definitely a cut about standard business class. We put it to the test.


Eight Things You Can Get For Free On A Flight

Airlines don’t come with many perks these days — in fact, they charge you extra for the basics. However, there are still some things you can indeed get for free.


6 Things I Learned After Moving To Cambodia To Teach English

Blurry-eyed and exhausted, I lumbered up to a member of airport security staff. I had just gotten off a flight from Singapore, and after the longest series of flights I have ever taken I had finally arrived at my last destination, Siem Reap. He simply asked “Singapore?” to which I responded with a croaky “yes”. He sent me in a different direction to the sign that said Passport Control and after confusingly looking in both directions three times, I realised he was sending me towards the gate to catch a flight to Singapore. I panicked “No wait, I’ve just come from Singapore!”. He laughed hysterically at the mistake, and in my worn-out state so did I, grateful that the Cambodian stereotype of being incredibly friendly showed itself to be true thus far.


An Insider’s Guide To Car Servicing

Regular servicing is a recommended and often essential part of caring for your car. It can also cause resentment due to the almost inevitable feeling that you’re paying for unnecessary work. Here are seven tips from a veteran mechanic that will help to ensure your car serving is fair and affordable.


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