Top Five Travel Diseases

Source: hellawella.com

Source: hellawella.com

Analysis of the Department of Health’s notifiable diseases data by the comparison company Finder.com.au shows a spike in exotic diseases among returning Australian travellers.

Most of the diseases are preventable, yet it’s hardly surprising they’re on the rise when research last year showed the number of Australians skipping vaccinations – and presumably also advice – has soared. Continue reading

Seven Dirty Little Secrets of the Travel Industry

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Photo: Thinkstock/iStock

As of late, the travel industry seems transparent. Real people will give you the scoop on your hotel on TripAdvisor, compare fares yourself with flight-search website, and it’s absolutely impossible for a terrible tour provider to mask its reputation on the internet.

Still, there are few tricks of the trade that travel insiders and providers don’t want to share. And here are seven little secrets you’re probably never knew about. Continue reading

Make Your School Formal the Perfect Night

Source: thepunch.com.au

Source: thepunch.com.au

A school formal is a fantastic time to celebrate all that your teenager has accomplished. Exams are most likely over, or far off, and it is time for the students to enjoy themselves and make memories that will last a life time. The school formal should be glamorous and exciting, a night different from other birthday parties and social events. To make it such a night requires some planning, but it doesn’t have to be hard. Below we list the important steps in throwing a glamorous school formal. Continue reading