Category Archives: Personal Security

Laneway Shopping for Fun and Travel in Melbourne

It is that time of the year, when the sales are on and people are always hunting for that point of difference in the wardrobe. Not only that, but you are travelling to Europe and want to look chic and …

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Travel Gadget 101 – A purse phone charger!

Smartphones have become an integral part of our lives, making it easy to quickly check Google Maps when you’re lost or search for an important email. The only problem: Your phone battery has died, or is about to! There are …

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Smart Travelling brings you Smart Pluggage from Delsey

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I’ve Been Robbed! What Now?

Surviving the first 24 hours after you have been robbed is easier than you think, if you follow some basic steps and have prepared yourself before heading away on your trip. Firstly, your insurance company will no doubt have some …

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Virgin’s Global Wallet…was it worth waiting for?

Hi there Fellow Travellers, Finally it is here, the Virgin Australia Global Wallet, with all its bells and whistles. It is attached to your Velocity Rewards Card which means one less card to have to have in your wallet. There …

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Keep Yourself Safe from RFID Skimming…

As I wrote in my last blog, it is always a tough gig trying to get everything ready for a trip and having to worry about all your clothes, getting your house, pets and cars organised¬†for a few weeks or …

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RFID Skimming..Just What It Is, And How You Can Prevent it

  In the world of travel there is always something new whether it be good or bad. Sadly, there is a scam out there that puts you and your personal details at risk. Namely, personal details that are stored in …

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A Journey To Hi-Tech Living

Today I was reading the Technology Blog by David Pogue in the New York Times. Very interesting perspective on something that we here in Australia, and in Europe take for granted. Yet, in one of the biggest countries in the …

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Ultimate Travel Seminar is ON!

Hi there, You may have seen my latest post about my newest escapade with Pia Almarker and Kolourful Katie. A Travel Seminar over lunch and bubbles on 11th May in Malvern. If you are about to travel or thinking about …

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New Luggage Allowances for Qantas

Now that Qantas and Emirate Airlines have officially joined forces, the big news for us as passengers is two fold. There are the new luggage allowances that are better than ever before for an economy traveller on either airline. But …

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