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Travel Well. Spend Wisely. Go Smarter.

An online travel magazine with informative travel advice, helpful tips, honest reviews, and travel inspiration for destinations throughout the world. Sharing photos and memories of our adventures from both near and far; we focus on budget planning/preparation for value-conscious travellers across a wide range of travel experiences.

Hockley Valley Resort – A Mid-Week ME-Time Spa Escape

The rain is gently falling outside the window at Hockley Valley Resort, and I don’t care one bit because I’m sitting warm and cosy next to the fire in the “Whisper Lounge” of the Spa waiting for a bit of a mid-week me-time spa escape.

Even the name “Whisper Lounge” makes me sigh and relax…

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My Northern Lights Bucket List with Crystal Head Vodka

On the very top of my bucket list is Kakslauttanen, Finland where you can sleep in a glass igloo. If you can’t see the Aurora Borealis first hand, the next best thing is to enjoy things that are reminiscent of them at home such as a cocktail made from this bottle of Crystal Head Aurora Vodka.

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Exploring Brisbane’s South Bank

Located on the southern banks of the Brisbane River in Australia, Brisbane’s South Bank contains 17 hectares of parkland and is scattered throughout with restaurants and attractions. Here are some of our favourites.

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Leatherman Tread Review for Travel

The Leatherman brand is synonymous with high-quality multi-tools for both military and everyday applications and is most certainly an item you should take with you on a daily basis. But is the Leatherman Tread, a bracelet multi-tool, the one you should be carrying?

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You’ve Booked a Cruise, so Now What?

You did your research; you studied all your options, you decided that booking a cruise was the best choice for you, but now, the fun truly begins! Booking the journey is only a fraction of the fun. The real excitement starts in exploring the options for how you plan to spend your time aboard the cruise.

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