Preparing To Travel Archive

How To Get An Australian Child Passport

Getting a passport for our darling baby Zoe was a big milestone for us. It is an important part of the paper trail that comes with a new child. Plus, it is another key thing crossed off our “unpausing our travels” to-do list. We have applied for replacement adult passports a few times and

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Family Travel Blogs We Love To Read

  Over the past few years I have followed many travelling families who have blogged their way around the world. Now that we will be introducing a new member to our own travelling family, I just can’t stop reading. This is a serious problem as it is taking up a lot of my own

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So You Want To Travel After Graduation?

A post graduation adventure is high on the wish list for most college or university students, even some high school students. Who wouldn’t like to finish their exams then jet off and spend a a few months (or longer) exploring exotic destinations? However, it can be difficult to arrange if you are short on

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Updating Our Sleep Sheets At Warorot Market In Chiang Mai

  Our original sleep sheets needed replacing. They were old, a little stained and extremely bally. They had lasted a long time and served us well. Our first ones were made in Melaka, Malaysia back in November 2011. At the start of our long term travel trip. To purchase the four pieces of fabric

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Organising Thailand Tourist Visas From Singapore

The first port of call after having my Australian passport renewed was the Royal Thai Embassy in Singapore to organise our 60 day Tourist Visas. For those of you who aren’t aware, Australian’s receive thirty (30) days of free tourist visa access if they fly into Thailand. If you enter by land then it

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Get Your Motorcycle License Before Coming to South East Asia

South east Asia is jammed with scooters and motorcycles. They are easily the most common form of transport in the region. They’re everywhere you look. In the cities, in the country, no matter what time it is, day or night. They’re everywhere and are used by more or less everyone. Renting or buying one

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Renewing My Australian Passport In Singapore

I thought that I had stuffed up. I had left Australia with a passport that was going to expire and we weren’t heading back until December. My Australian passport was going to expire in May 2014. It is is July 2013 now. “That is ages away” I can hear you all say… “a whole

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