Cheap flights and how to find them

Everybody wants to find cheap flights or even just a good value flight to suit their itinerary, so what is the key to finding cheap flights?

Like anything, the key to getting value for money is knowing what something is worth and the way to learn that is to research.

But, with a myriad of options available, where do you start?

Well, of course you should start your search for cheap flights at the beginning … Continue reading

Bali series: 7 night Bali holiday cost

Bali offerings

Bali offerings

[showmyads]Alex and I are on our last day in Bali of our 7 night holiday in Bali, Indonesia.

Not much to report on our last day, given we will be spending our time today lazing around the hotel resort’s pool.  Our last relax before we head home to Melbourne…sigh

So, like everybody does, we now look to calculate how much our holiday has cost, more particularly, how much did our holiday with guaranteed warm climate, 4 start accommodation located right on the beach actually costs. Continue reading

Bali series: Legian

Bit late in the day for a beach umbrella

Bit late in the day for a beach umbrella

Bali has been a super relaxing holiday for Alex and me and today, we continue our relaxing holiday theme, starting with our complimentary breakfast… “Selamat Pagi” (“Good Morning”), “Selamat Pagi”… we greet the hotel staff and are greeted in return, as we make our way to our breakfast table.

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Hamilton Island series: Daydream Island and Airlie Beach, Queensland

I am on Hamilton Island, sharing a long weekend visit with a work friend.  We have had a great time exploring the island.   

Today we are going to leave Hamilton Island and head out to visit a neighbouring island called Daydream Island. 

After a brief visit to Daydream Island we will take a ferry to Airlie Beach before heading back to Hamilton Island

Why leave our perfect island for another perfect island?

I guess because the islands are so relatively close, and because we can… so we do… and to see what the neighbours are up to of course.

So many islands, these whitsunday islands are amazing… and did I mention spectacular? Continue reading

Bali series: Ubud

Temple near Ubud

Temple near Ubud

Alex and I are staying at the Grand Balisani Suites Hotel in Seminyak and so far have spent some time visiting Kuta and enjoying our surrounds of the hotel complex.

Today we have made arrangements with a local taxi driver, Mudi to take us to Ubud.

We have arranged to pay Mudi a fixed price of AU$50 which includes the two of us and includes a round trip which is expected to take about 4 hours.

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