Category: Travel style

Looking for a specific style of travel from independent to adventure? Find them all here.

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.

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.

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Philippines fr $201**

Snorkel with the whale sharks or explore thousands of islands!

Vanuatu fr $395**

Vanuatu on sale now!

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Hawaii direct fr $432**

Hawaii fr $432 - plan ahead for next year!

Playing cricket by the Taj Mahal, Agra, India, Image by Jade Jackson

Book Cheap Flights to India

Crazy cheap flights to India from Australia, NZ, USA and UK! Fares for everyone!

Cuddle Panda’s on the Way to Canada under $800** rtn!

Fly to Vancouver for under $800 return!

Online Travel Scams

Read This Before You Book A Flight Online.

Amsterdam fr $990* return

Amsterdam fr $990 return with Etihad. Full service, excellent on-board service and amenities. Quite a good deal actually.

L.A to China fr $375 return

Fly to China from $375 return!

Why Europe by Rail is Better Than Budget Flights

Rail travel in Europe is fast, fun and relaxing. Much less hassle than flying.

Fly to Manila fr $286* Return

Snorkel with the whale sharks of Oslob with these bargain fares from Cebu Pacific! **This particular deal has ended, but amazing fares to the Philippines can still be found with other airlines**

Flights to Beijing fr $485 Return

**This deal has now ended, but other cheap flights to China can still be found with other airlines.**

Fly to Barcelona fr $863** RTN

Sydney to Barcelona for travel in 2020 from $863 return - full service, 5⭐️ airline!

The Other Stonehenge

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

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Fly to San Francisco fr $730**

Return flights to San Fran from $730!

Fly Return to New Zealand from $272**

Return flights to New Zealand from $272-bags and meals included!

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.

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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)

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.

Nhill family ancestry, image by Jade Jackson

Chasing Ancestry in Rural Victoria

A road trip to Melbourne ended with chasing my ancestry in Nhill and meeting distant cousins I didn’t know existed!

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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7 Things Dubai Does Better

Here’s 7 things Dubai does better than any other stopover city.

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Cheap Flights to China and Beyond

Book cheap flights to China and beyond from Australia, USA and Europe. Lots of new Chinese airlines are increasing capacity in Asia.

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Lombok, The Quiet Bali

My first trip to Bali was in 1982 and I recall endless rice paddies, a couple of basic hotels that were considered flash if they had a pool and an endless stream of locals plying souvenirs and massages along the beach. Yet it was still a holiday resort town with the emphasis on town. Anything ...

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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.

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How to move to New Zealand

Move to New Zealand in three easy steps with this blog post by Jade Jackson who moved there in 2009.

Explore the Blue Mountains, as a Local

Explore the Blue Mountains, as a local with these insider tips.

Long Distance Relationships

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

Jade Talks Travel #14 – Hitchhiking in Alaska and Orcas in the Wild

Only in Alaska would you get picked up hitchhiking, by a 16 year old girl playing Christian death metal music.

Flying on a Blacklisted Airline

No travel agent will ever ask you, “would you like to fly on a blacklisted airline?”

Jade Talks Travel #13 – The Lure of Islands and Cape Palliser

Hear two travel articles, written and read by Jade Jackson, featuring the Lure of Islands and Cape Palliser.

Jade Talks Travel #12 – Russia and the Trans-Mongolian Railway

Take one of the longest railway journey’s in the world, through snow, desert, and mountains.

Solo Travel

Solo travel is not just for singles, it’s for women, mothers, elderly, anyone! Solo travel will change your life.

Most Popular Podcast Episodes and Blog Posts of 2018

Check out the most downloaded podcast episodes, and read blog posts of 2018.

Jade Talks Travel #10 – How to be a freelance travel writer

Ditch the office and work from anywhere, whilst getting paid to see the world as a freelance travel writer.

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 Travel #7 – Philippines

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

Jade Talks Travel #6 – Are You Addicted to Travel?

The side of travel you won’t see on Instagram; the addiction of travel.

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Nine Reasons to Visit Nhill, Victoria

Nhill is a genuinely friendly town, with an array of unique attractions, just a few hours drive from Melbourne. Perfect for a weekend escape.

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

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

Need a break? Take a micro-trip.

Take a micro-trip, without leaving the country. No passport required.

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.

Canberra in a storm. Image by Jade Jackson.

It’s Not Too Late, to Book Your Easter Escape.

Make the most of the extra-long weekend and book your Easter escape now.

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.

Cape Palliser, New Zealand.

Follow the lonely road to wildness.

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Book cheap flights to anywhere

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

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.

It’s More Fun in the Philippines

Here’s why it’s definitely more fun in the Philippines.

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?

The Forgotten World Highway, New Zealand

The ultimate remote road trip in New Zealand. Get lost along the Forgotten World Highway.

Mist covered mountains

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