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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.


Quirky Places And Travel Hacks: Travel In Thailand

What’s better than doing the whole tourist thing? Travelling like you know the place. Here’s our pick of the top quirky destinations and travel hacks to have you exploring Thailand like you’ve been there a thousand times — even if it’s your first time.


This Video Explains All The Ways You're Packing Wrong

Packing for a trip is a burdensome art form. We all need to do it occasionally, but most of us are probably doing it wrong. This video explains how you should be packing.


How To Choose An Offbeat Travel Destination (Without Getting Screwed)

If you want to go see the Eiffel Tower or the Grand Canyon, there are tons of well-written travel guides to help. If you want something a little more offbeat, you’re probably on your own. Luckily, there are a ton of resources to help you plan a more interesting, original trip without winding up wishing you never went.


Ask About Table Fees When Enjoying Cafes Abroad

When you travel, there are tons of fees you have to be aware of. If you’re travelling in Italy or France, look out for the table fees charged at many cafes if you want to sit down and relax a while. You can save on them by drinking at the bar, or choosing an inside table instead of one on the patio.


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