Category: Travel interest

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Your Cheap Xmas Shopping List

In an ideal world, Christmas would be a cheap time of year. Here’s how to make that happen with quality $5 gifts!

Vietnam fr $381**

Vietnam features cheap but excellent food, shopping, resorts, massages, hiking - literally everything!

Tokyo fr $535** return.

Combine Japan and the Philippines for an incredible holiday experience.

Los Angeles with a stopover in Hawaii fr $975**

Los Angeles with a stopover in Hawaii?

Book Your Trip To Vietnam

Book any aspect of your trip to Vietnam, right here.

Jade Talks Travel #21 – Vietnam

Why Vietnam is worth a look-see for the budget-minded traveller.

snorkelling, snorkelling with whale sharks, whale sharks oslob, Cebu, Philippines, image by Jade Jackson

Philippines fr $201**

Snorkel with the whale sharks or explore thousands of islands!

Vanuatu fr $395**

Vanuatu on sale now!

Who is Alice Kant? ✈️ 💋

#69EncountersOfAliceKant

book cheap flights to Hawaii

Hawaii direct fr $432**

Hawaii fr $432 - plan ahead for next year!

Online Travel Scams

Read This Before You Book A Flight Online.

The Other Stonehenge

This Stonehenge is closer, easier to get to, and you can touch it!

Travelling with Teenagers

Taking teens travelling can be life changing, here's how to ensure it's stress-free.

USA – 4th July Escapes for under $503pp**

It's not too late to book your 4th of July Escape! Flights and hotels still available.

Snorkelling with whale sharks, manta rays, turtles and dolphins.

From the Caribbean to Niue here's my favourite places to snorkel.

Book Cheap Flights in America

Book the cheapest flights in the US with these expert tips!

Have a Picnic at Hanging Rock

A weird rock, volcanic pillars, faces weathered into the rocks-the perfect place for a picnic. Welcome to Hanging Rock.

The Church At Auvers-Sur-Oise

See the church at Auvers-Sur-Oise, exactly as Vincent Van Gogh painted it.

How To See The Terracotta Warriors of Xi’an

See 3 Terracotta Warriors at the NGV Exhibition, or over 6000 statues in Xi'an, China.

A Global Disneyland Expedition

Visit every Disneyland in the world, on a single trip!

Discounted Flights to Asia and Europe**

30% off flights to Asia and Europe! Book today! Plus exciting changes coming to my website.

King Island Cheese, King Island Tasmania, Australia, cheese, King Island Australia, image by Jade Jackson

A Cheesy Kind of Holiday

The finest cheese, peace and quiet, a good book and views over the ocean. Welcome to King Island.

Wales, Mt Snowdon, Snowdonia National Park, article by Jade Jackson

Why Wales Is Worth A Wander

Wales is more than just Castles and Cardiff. Find books, catch steam trains, ride canal boats then sleep in a castle!

Indian Kids, Delhi, India, image by Jade Jackson

India Without Illness

Travelling through India is possible without getting sick, just stick to these tips.

travel books, books by Jade Jackson, adventure books, romance books, wanderlust books, image by Jade Jackson

Escape To Another Country, With These Books

From the warm waters of BAJA CALIFORNIA, to the ALASKAN WILDERNESS or the JUNGLES OF STH AMERICA - these BOOKS will TAKE YOU THERE! (well mentally at least)

Samurai, Kamo Gawa, Kyoto, Japan, image by Jade Jackson

The Mystery of Kyoto’s River

To the people of Kyoto, the Kamo Gawa (Duck River) is many things, least of all, it provides escapism.

Best iPhone travel apps by Jade Jackson

The Greatest iPhone Apps To Use Whilst Travelling

The greatest iPhone apps to capture your trip, immerse with locals, communicate, be entertained on long plane trips and manage your money, all tested on multiple trips.

Times Square New York, image by Jade Jackson

New York Like a Local

New York can seem overwhelming but it doesn't have to be!

Jade Talks Travel #19 – Book Cheap Flights to Anywhere

Book cheap flights to anywhere including 'hacker fares'. In this episode I share my knowledge from being a travel agent, an issuer of airline tickets, a teacher of IATA airfares and ticketing and of course being an experienced traveller. With these tips, you'll rest easy knowing you have the cheapest flight possible and you'll also ...

Travel Agent Secrets Every Traveller Should Know

Whether you use a travel agent or not to book your travel, they can still be useful.

Flying on a Xiamen Airlines, long haul flight, flights to china, image by Jade Jackson

The Jet lag Free, Long Haul Flight

Avoiding jet lag begins before you even board. Find out the easy way to stop jet lag before it happens.

Write a Song to Capture Your Next Trip

Write a song on your next trip to make it memorable, for years to come; way more than a quick like on a selfie ever could.

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Souvenirs To Make Your Trip Memorable

Cheap and easy souvenir ideas for your next trip. Not to be morbid but choose them wisely as they’ll also be a reminder of you, once you pass away.

The Best Free Stuff in Sydney This Week

Free Donuts, whale watching, photography exhibitions and magazines all in Sydney. Only in this article by Jade Jackson.

Jade Talks Travel #18 – When Things Go Wrong Whilst Travelling

You’ve spent months planning the perfect escape when something goes wrong, what do you do? Find out in this episode of Jade Talks Travel, with Jade Jackson.

Sunflowers in Tuscany, Italy. Image by travel photographer, Jade Jackson.

Italy Without The Crowds

Italy doesn’t have to be standing in queues for big sights, experience the real Italy, with these tips.

Improve Your Travel Photos

Learn how to capture iconic images on your next vacation.

Long Distance Relationships

Long Distance Relationships or LDR can be cruelly addictive, here’s why.

Jade Talks Orcas

Orcas are super intelligent, probably more than humans.

Jade Talks Travel #11 – Travel To The North Pole Next Christmas

Add a Destination Christmas to your traditions for a more relaxing day and to bring back the magic.

Jade Talks Travel #9 – Japan on a Budget and Become Fluent in Japanese

Learn how to become fluent in any language and travelling Japan on a budget.

Jade Talks Stuff Podcast

Jade Talks Earthquakes and Tsunamis

So you’re on holiday and disaster strikes, what do you do? Find out in this podcast episode.

Secrets from my Gap Year Diary

Keeping a diary might seem archaic, but a travel diary is the ultimate souvenir, here’s why >>

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Jade Talks Travel #7 – Philippines

You can’t argue with a tourism slogan like “It’s More Fun in the Philippines.”

Jade Talks Stuff Podcast

Jade Talks Clouds

When you’re feeling blue, look up, and be awestruck by the beauty found in clouds.

Jade Talks Travel #4 – Travel China Independantly (without a tour)

Home to some of the biggest construction projects the world has ever seen.

Jade Talks Travel #3 – New Zealand Road Trips – Cape Palliser & The Forgotten World Highway

There’s no better escape than a remote road trip in New Zealand, on empty roads, surrounded by ancient ferns.

Jade Talks Travel #1 – Gap Year at Eleven Years Old

✈️ 👩‍👦 🥢 🚋 🗺In this first episode of Jade Talks Travel, hear how at 11 years old, I took my first gap year backpacking around Asia and Europe; which lead the way to a life filled with travel. In the first stories of life lessons learnt through travel, hear what to do, when you ...

Clouds are Like Sky Paintings

Sky art for all the world to enjoy.

book cheap airfares, image by Jade Jackson

Book cheap flights to anywhere

Book the cheapest flights to anywhere with these secret travel hacks from an ex-travel agent.

Live an alcohol-free life

Free yourself, from an entire industry and live a happier, stress-free life.

Travel China Independantly

Want to travel China independently but don’t speak Chinese? With a little planning you can easily travel around China without a tour.

Road Trip from Ghost Towns to Van Gogh to the Outback

Did you know, the Outback is only a day-trip away from Sydney or Melbourne?

Mist covered mountains

The Blue Mountains in mist, is a photographer’s dream.