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International Flights Will Cost More Thanks To Tax Rejig By The Government

The cost of international flights are set to increase as the Federal Government reneged on a plan to tax backpackers who come to Australia to work at a higher rate. The cost of backtracking on the plan will be recouped by increasing the levy on international airline tickets. Here’s what you need to know.


Top 10 Ways To Improve Your Daily Commute

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.


Fight Off Stress And Burnout By Mentally Planning For Work On Your Commutes

Long commutes might seem like the perfect time to relax and indulge in a pleasurable activity like reading a book, listening to music or podcasts, or even taking a nap, but you’re actually better off thinking about work. A recent study suggests you can make your transit time more bearable and lower your stress levels if you do.


Deals: Master A New Language On The Go With This Course

Plenty of us want to learn a new language, but who has time to sit in a classroom? Instead of pouring over books and lectures, you can pick up a new language with just a few minutes of training each day. With Rocket Languages Premium, you can start mastering French, Spanish, German and more for only $50.70 AUD [$39 USD].


Ask LH: Do My Driver's Licence Restrictions Apply When I Visit A Different State?

Dear LH,

I have my Provisional 1 (P1) licence in NSW and my highest speed limit is 90km/hr. When driving in Queensland do I still have to stick with my 90km/hr limit or can I do the speed limit? – Alex


Public Transport Just Got A Lot More Expensive In NSW

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.


How To Be Efficient When Working And Travelling

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.


How To Get A Good Night's Sleep In Hotel Rooms

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.


How To Be Productive For Work While You're In Transit

Travelling for work, by land or by air, involves a lot of waiting around. There’s a lot of ‘dead’ time while you’re in transit. But there are ways to make this time work in your favour and be more productive. Here’s how.


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.


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