Hitting the mountain tracks west of Brisbane – Mount Cordeaux

If you were to arrive Australia by cruise ship and the first glimpse you saw of this land was the coastline around Brisbane (because...

Five of my favourite family friendly things to do in Tokyo

My family and I are frequent visitors to Tokyo and Japan. We love the culture and the people, and we love how there is...

How to choose a mobile plan in Australia

Sad but true, we're slaves to our smartphones. So when you arrive in Australia, one of the first things you'll probably want to do...

Transit stop at Changi? Do the free Singapore sightseeing tour if...

So you find yourself at Singapore's Changi airport with eight hours to burn? And the travel gods have arranged it such that your arrival...
7Eleven store in Tokyo - (CC) - Photo by LERK

Withdrawing cash in Japan, and why 7-Eleven is your BFF

I visited Japan for the first time in 1998.... (Ye gods!!) Back then, only a few Japan Post ATMs would accept international cards. And, failing...