Vanuatu For First Timers

Scott Pass

The islands of Vanuatu are an untouched utopia of pristine beaches and electric blue lagoons. Here are our top places to visit while you're on the islands.


From flowers to fish, cheap knock-offs to luxury goods; Hong Kong is the place to arrive with an empty bag and a full wallet. With shopping as one of the favourite national pastimes, it’s no wonder incoming flights are full of shoppers wanting to find the city’s bargains - and maybe see some cultural sites along the way.

Megan & Mike Jerrard

Antarctica remains one of the most unique destinations on earth, and for many travellers it’s a once in a lifetime trip. As the most remote continent in the world, 100 years ago no more than a handful of people had made the journey, though today it is slowly becoming a popular destination for tourism, and around 30,000 travellers visit every year.

Mathew Galea, Claims Team Leader

Why buy domestic travel insurance? More importantly... why not? It's just as easy for your luggage to get lost in Melbourne as it can in Milan. Make sure you always protect your travel dreams, even if you're just holidaying in Australia. 


Life as a digital nomad means you can choose where, when and how you work. While this could be an expensive lifestyle, digital nomads can save a lot of money by being smart about where they choose to travel. If you’re thinking of jetting off, here are 5 top travel destinations for the digital nomad.

Amanda Earl

ANZAC Day in Australia is a time when people pause and reflect on the sacrifices our Armed Forces have made. There is no better place to pay tribute to the ANZAC Spirit than by visiting the Australia War Memorial in Canberra.


April 20 is a day dedicated to getting high and not just on life. Every year, marijuana advocates and fans of cannabis gather to celebrate. From Amsterdam to Colorado, the day signifies more than just ‘getting high’ as people use April 20 to push for more governments to legalise the drug.

Jo Fraser

As a travel blogger and digital nomad, I’ve learnt a thing or two about packing a cabin bag for a long-haul flight, and I do harbour a deep appreciation of a well-packed bag. Here are my must-haves for my cabin bag. 

Michael Simms, Registered Nurse

“Fancy a trip to Venezuela?” ...This is what my supervisor wrote on a piece of paper and held up from her workstation gesturing in my direction one evening at work.


More and more Australians are heading to exotic places overseas when it comes to tying the knot. It’s the cool thing to do with your wedding and honeymoon wrapped into one.

Casey Hawkins

Naked bathing in Japan is like vegemite on toast in Australia - you’re taught to love it from birth no matter how weird it really is.