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Get Used To A More Expensive City Before You Move With A Budget Trial Run 

Chances are, your biggest expenses are housing, transportation, and food. In most high cost of living cities, all three of these already large expenses are even larger. If you’re planning a move to an expensive city, prepare your budget for the hit with a trial run.


Is It Legal To Climb Uluru?

Uluru is one of the most iconic Australian landmarks. Located in the Northern Territory, hundreds of thousands of people visit the giant red rock each year to admire its beauty. For the indigenous community and traditional custodians of the area, Uluru is sacred and has great spiritual meaning. While climbing Uluru had previously been a normal tourist activity, doing so is now considered controversial, particularly since high profile incidents involving tourists doing disrespectful things atop the rock. But is any of this illegal? Let’s find out.


Top 10 Last-Minute Travel Tricks For A Great Getaway

There’s something to be said for meticulously planning a holiday escape, picking the right place, the right time, and then going for it. There’s something else for just getting out of dodge after a long, awful week. Here are some tricks to make the latter as luxurious as possible.


Taste Test: McDonald's Taro Pie

Taro is a root vegetable you may not be familiar with but it has been referred to as “chocolate for Asian people”. You can find it in a myriad of Asian sweet treats so it wasn’t surprising to see McDonald’s in Hong Kong selling taro pies. So how does it taste? Let’s find out.


Revealed: The Germiest Surfaces In Hotel Rooms [Infographic]

Ever wondered what germs are lurking around in your fancy hotel? Here are the most bacteria-ridden surfaces in three-star, four-star, and five-star hotel rooms, based on laboratory research.


Ask LH: What Are The Best Tourist Attractions In Europe For Techies?

I am a 21 year old Robotics Engineering student who is heading over to Europe for the first time with a few mates (France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Austria and England.) While the classic tourist destinations would be nice to see, I am more interested in geeky/nerdy/sciency stuff. What destinations/attractions do you recommend that fit this category?


These Are The Worst US Airports For Delays

My own anecdotal evidence suggests that LAX was actually built on top of the entrance to hell itself. That beneath it, flows a river of the pink goo from Ghostbusters 2 that makes everyone cranky.

But apparently, when it comes to delays, LAX isn’t actually the worst performer. Far from it in fact.


What's Your Dream Holiday Destination?

Australians are a travel hungry bunch and not even the plummeting Aussie dollar is deterring us from jumping on a plane and exploring the world. That’s according to a new survey by travel company Expedia. The organisation has also put together the destinations Australians want to visit the most in the near future. Is your dream holiday location on the list?


Working On The Road: How To Stay Productive When You Travel

Travelling can be an enormous time thief, but if you approach it the right way and with the right tech, you can make it work for you. From staying in touch to keeping your devices charged and banishing bawling babies, here are some of our favourite tips for making every making the most of being on the road.


Give Your Kids A Hotel Business Card In Case They Get Lost

If you’re travelling with children, keeping them safe is your number one concern. Give them your hotel’s business card when you check in, so if they get lost or need to find their way back, they will know where to go, or have an address to give a cabbie or police officer.


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