We take a look back over 2017 to discover which of our travel stories, you read and enjoyed the most.
Each month our community of mature travellers rapidly expands. We look forward to sharing more stories like these with you in 2018, to help inspire you to travel.
10 things you’ll love on a Scenic river cruise
Onboard Scenic’s newest space-ship, Scenic Amber, we were treated to a slow-moving landscape painting of vineyards, castle ruins and quaint villages lining the river banks. Read our review of a Scenic river cruise here.
Understanding rail concessions in NSW
Mature travellers everywhere have a fondness for rail journeys but how many people know about the many concession offers that are available? Find out more on NSW rail concessions here.
A truly all-inclusive Viking ocean cruise
Stateroom review: Ovation of the Seas
‘Ovation of the Seas’ arrived in Australia just before Christmas 2016 with high expectations. So how did Royal Caribbean’s mega-liner shape up after her debut Downunder voyage to New Zealand and back? Read our stateroom review here and also our Ovation of the Seas dining review here.
Nine tips to help you sleep on a plane in economy
Flying in economy over a long distance has its challenges. If you have trouble sleeping on a plane, try one of these hot tips next time you fly. Read our tips for flying here.
The Ghan Expedition – Review of Australia’s great train journey
The famed railway known as The Ghan, would take us to famous sites throughout the great red centre and arriving at Darwin Railway Station, one can’t help but marvel at its sheer size. Read our review of The Ghan here.
Paradise found in the Cook Islands
If there’s a better example of a picture postcard, remote island paradise to be found anywhere, we’d love to know where it is. A speck in the middle of the South Pacific, Aitutaki will take your breath away. Read our review of Cook Islands here.
5 essential travel apps to download before you go
Technology has transformed the way we live, work and play. When we travel, it’s literally a new world out there thanks to the advances in IT over the past two decades. Read the best Apps to travel with here.
Don’t get caught out – airline baggage rules explained
Every airline has its own set of guidelines when it comes to carry-on and checked baggage allowances. If you’re not prepared, excess baggage fees can burn a hole in your pocket creating an unwelcome expense before your holiday even begins. Read our excess baggage guide here.
Where to spend a white Christmas
There is something magical about experiencing a white Christmas. And thinking about where you’d like to see that snow falling is part of the fun when planning your winter getaway. Read our guide to white Christmas destinations here.
Is this the most beautiful village in the world?
Leaping straight from the pages of a fairytale, this ancient land in the Austrian alps, settled in the first millennium, is truly jaw-dropping. Read more about this beautiful Austrian village.
10 travel hacks you need to know
The Well Travelled community boasts hundreds of thousands of hours of combined travel time in the air, on ships and on land, so with all that experience out there, we thought we’d pick your brains to find out what travel tips are worth sharing with everyone. Read your best travel tips here, and also here.
What to expect on Viking Ocean Cruises
Re-inventing the ocean cruise experience, Viking has achieved a loyal following among discerning cruise-goers. A fleet of elegant ships, fascinating ports of call and all-inclusive pricing have made them an attractive choice. Read more on what to expect on a Viking ocean cruise here.
How to score the best seat in economy
Every flyer has a preference when it comes to seat selection, especially on a long flight. But it’s often more than just a simple ‘window or aisle’ question.
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