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Overseas Reunions - Weighing Up Family & Friends

Grateful citizens of Australia crossing the globe to return to the land of their familial ancestry must have faced this un-named but unavoidable predicament: a 24-hour flight with young kids to get to your destination expectation to spend your holiday driving around to see family And if you dare suggest a geographical equidistant rendezvous, your family might still complain it’... Read more
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2019 Travel Trends

If your resolution is to travel more in 2019, here are some travel trends, to inspire you to travel near or afar. Finding Peace While Being Active Being healthy is usually everyone’s “new” goal as the new year starts and why not get active and find a little peace from the madding crowds (or highways). One travel trend, we can get behind is being active. You could mush your way through... Read more
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The Importance of Travel Insurance

Travel insurance can save a potential disastrous and expensive holiday mishap from draining your bank account. By taking out travel insurance, you are covering yourself against travel risks a comprehensive policy will usually cover: Emergency medical cover Losses incurred due to unforeseen cancellation or having to cut your trip short Death and disability cover Personal liabi... Read more
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Spark Your Sense of Wonder with Guided Travel

If you’ve wondered what a “guided tour” means, it’s simply this: tour managers and local experts enhancing your experience, whatever your destination. You just need to click here and choose your own adventure! Maybe you want a river cruise through the Danube or to see the ruins in Rome. Maybe you want to dive deep into the culture of Asia or see the Northern Lights in Iceland. Wha... Read more
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The Best NBN Providers, According to Netflix

Looking forward to bingeing the next season of The Crown on Netflix? Better make sure your connection is up to scratch. Fortunately, Netflix will give you a helping hand. Every month Netflix releases a speed index comparing prime time streaming performance across six of the largest Australian internet providers. The most recent results currently available are from October 2018. Here's ho... Read more
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Protect & Extend Unit Pricing

Politicians often make grandiose claims as to how they can contain cost of living pressures, but petrol, electricity and grocery prices usually defy their best efforts.  Yet, the one policy which has demonstrably saved ordinary consumers millions of dollars languishes largely unloved by the pollies’. It’s called unit pricing and we have the efforts of one retired economist to thank…no... Read more
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In the Spirit of Giving

The holidays are around the corner and some of us will over indulge our family members or treat ourselves to that one gift we’ve been eyeing all year. But if you want to give your time or donation and need a little inspiration on what’s out there, here are a few ideas. Giving Trees There are many types of giving trees and by that we mean those run by charity organisations like the Salva... Read more
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A Sustainable Christmas

Need ideas on for a sustainable Christmas? Here are 5 ways you could support your community and have a sustainable Christmas. Buying Local Food - we know you’ve seen those ads that ask you to shop local during the holidays but have you ever thought about buying local food too? You can visit your local farmer’s market or buy food that is grown and produced in Australia. Shop Local ... Read more
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What Are Friends For?

I recently heard an Oxford professor say the strongest indicator to a long life and well-being isn’t wealth or social standing but that it was the number and quality of your friendships. You’ll find plenty of research to support the health benefits of having pals which can sometimes be more helpful than family. It’s an amazing thought as you can choose your friendships but not who you... Read more
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10 Summer Health Tips

Now that we are week into summer, here are 10 Summer Health Tips Hydrate Good ol’ H20 keeps your bones and muscles healthy but also helps you maintain weight and fuels your body throughout the day. Eat Fresh Those canned fruits and veggies are convenient in that they take forever to go off, but they’re also often loaded with sugar, sodium and other preservatives. Eating fresh fr... Read more
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