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Your Top 10 Travel Blogs of January

6 February 2017

2017 has certainly kicked off with a bang, from altering political dramas to list after list of the next secret locations you need to get yourself to. We’ve covered off on the need to knows and need to go’s of travelling when you’re broke, getting more out of a holiday, the places you’ve never heard of and what you seriously need to do before flying out of the country. Here are the top 10 blogs you read the most in January.

1. Secret’s Out – 10 of the Most Beautiful Places in Aus You’ve Never Heard Of

Think you’ve seen all there is to see in this great land down under? Think again, here are 10 of the most stunning locations we’re pretty sure you’ve never heard of.

waterfall between gorge Explore hidden waterfalls and swimming holes in El Questro Wilderness Park in Western Australia.

2. Travel Alert: What You Need to Know About the USA Immigration Ban

The USA has drastically changed its immigration laws, here’s everything you need to know about entering the states.

person walking through airport USA immigration laws have changed, get the lowdown on if and how it affects you.

3. 9 Ways to Holiday When You’re Broke

Is the wallet feeling a little lean after the silly season? Here are a few tips to get you back on the road and exploring again.

man and woman climbing rock as sunset Holidaying close to home is one way to getaway on a budget. (Image: Vicki Fletcher)

4. 10 Cruise Ship Hacks For Your Next Stint At Sea

From where’s the best room to avoid seasickness to the little toiletry items you can’t forget, this is the lowdown on how to cruise like a seasoned pro.

aerial of cruise ship sailing Learn the tips and tricks of cruising like a pro. (Image: Royal Caribbean International)

5. Travel Alert: Tigerair Cancels Bali Services

Tigerair was caught in the crosswind of new legislation by the Indonesian government for travel between Australia and Indonesia. Here’s what you need to know.

plane on tarmac Find out how legislation changes may affect your travel plans.

6. 25 Interesting and Fun Aviation Facts You Never Knew

Need to brush up on your small talk for to impress your neighbours on the flight? These should do the trick.

sunset out plane window There are myriad aviation facts and figures you can whip out on your next flight.

7. Top Ten Stopover Options to Double Your Holiday

Turn your getaway into a double dip holiday with these awesome stopover destinations.

girl on swing over water Double your holiday with a stopover like Hawaii.

8. Important USA ESTA Changes Effective Now

With the new immigration laws, you might also be keen to know how your ESTA visa can be affected. Here’s how the ESTA visa works.

Passport with stamps ESTA changes could affect your travel plans to the USA.

9. New Airport Security Rules for Electronic Devices

While we’re on the topic of visas, flights and security, here’s what you can and can’t take onboard your flight in terms of electronic devices.

man sitting with travel pillow in airport lounge What you can and can't take through airport security has changed. Don't get caught out.

10. How to Seek Out Quieter Spaces on Cruise Ships

You might think cruising is all party and play dates with the kids. Well this might change your mind – how to have a relaxing cruis-oliday! 

solarium onboard cruise ship There are plenty of quiet places on cruise ships, you just need to know where to look. (Image: Royal Caribbean International)

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Vicki Fletcher

A writer and photographer for Flight Centre, Vicki loves road trips down unknown tracks, hiking into mountain ranges, following locals to the best food in town, and spending long afternoons people watching in city squares. She's written for publications across Australia and Europe. Top travel tip: always look up. Follow Vicki on Instagram @vickijanefletcher.