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Whether you're away on business or going on a holiday, hauling around extra heavy luggage is a pain. But so is leaving your tech behind. Laptops have come a long way in the last few years and you no longer have to compromise convenience for comfort. There is a plethora of ultra thin models to choose from that you can take to the beach and the boardroom.

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My bag and I have been round the world many times. We’ve seen and experienced amazing things but none stranger than when we flew to Adelaide from Sydney. Flight QF783 landed in Adelaide on Thursday night, November 10, but the bag didn’t arrive at the luggage carousel. The lady at the baggage office tapped at her terminal and then said: "Oh my God, it’s lost."

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Fast food is hardly health food, but when you're on the road or it's late at night, sometimes it's your only option. These are the menu options to look for that will fill you up without filling you out.

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Your daily commute, whether you get behind the wheel and drive or hop on a bus or train and wait, doesn't have to be sunk, wasted time. Whether you use it productively or just use it for a little solace, here are some great ways to make use of the downtime.

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Well, we knew it was coming. From today, the free weekend travel bonus for weekly commuters has been quietly scrapped in NSW. Instead, you will now need to pay half-price after completing eight trips. In addition, single trip tickets have also been increased. Transport NSW is calling the fare hike "fairer" — but depending on where you live, you could be worse off by hundreds of dollars a year.

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Working and travelling doesn't seem like your average pairing, however for many people like myself, I've found it's worked out well to not only see the world but to also provide an efficient way of making money at the same time. Becoming a digital nomad, wasn't my original plan but it couldn't have worked out any better in my personal experience. I generally travel to Mexico and the USA for at least six months of the year and along the way I've learned so much on how to successfully work and travel simultaneously. For those who are looking to start their journey as a digital nomad, here are my tips on how you can work and travel at the same time based upon my years of experience.

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Sleep is important, however when you're traveling across country to conferences or a wedding, you need to stay somewhere. Hotels are generally the best option for any stay, however it can be hard to get a good amount of sleep to keep your mind sharp and to keep you from getting tired throughout your busy day. So how do you get a good night sleep when you’re away from home? Here are some of the best techniques that you can use to help you get a better night sleep.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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?