Frequent flyer? Travel often for business? If you’re one of many Australians who hit the tarmac once, twice, or even more during your working week, knowing which business travel blogs to follow is a must.
Bookmarking these blogs will keep you up to speed on the latest news, do’s, and don’ts for the 21st Century business traveller. Read on to stay travel-savvy.
1. The Aussie Nomad
Written by an Australian expat who packed his bags in 2010 and never looked back. This blog is a hidden gem, with plenty of advice about everything from backpacking through Europe on a budget to relocating to a major overseas city. You’ll find an appreciation for the finer things interspersed with frugal tips for living within limited means. Check it out before your next trip.
2. The Dropout Diaries
Ever thought about a sea change? What about a whole country change? This blog follows the adventures of one former career woman who escaped the daily grind for a life of travel abroad. With a particular focus on Asia, The Dropout Diaries is the perfect way to learn from someone else’s firsthand experience what to expect from the world at large, whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure.
Always a little unsure at the airport? Pretraveller is the blog for you. Written by an aeronautical engineer, this blog seeks to educate and enlighten potential travellers about how to take the first steps towards travelling. With a particular focus on building confidence in travelling, bookmark this blog if you want to hit the road more but are unsure where to start.
4. Little Grey Box
If you like some fine dining to go with your travel experiences, this little gem is packed full of wining, dining and travel tips to go from a Brisbane local who definitely knows her stuff. Having already been published in news.com.au and the Australian Times, as well Urbanspoon on more than one occasion, you can rest assured that the international dining tips are well sourced.
5. Indie Travel Podcast
For those who like their blogs in a different format, you can listen in to the adventures of Craig and Linda on SoundCloud or iTunes before takeoff. The two New Zealanders have been recording podcasts since 2006, and travelling the world for just as long. Their podcast focuses on the inevitable “what not to do’s” of travelling, with some very useful nuggets of information about validating train tickets, getting the right travel insurance, and almost anything else you might forget to do. It’s Lonely Planet’s pick of the online travel podcasts, and that’s no easy feat.
6. Bubs on the Move
Got kids in tow? This is the resource for you, with all the information you could ever need about travelling with children. Written by a doctor and mother of three with a focus on far north Queensland, Bubs on the Move has advice on travelling across Australia and the world at large. With some well-needed preventative health tips interspersed, this blog ticks all the boxes for anyone taking their kids on an extended holiday.