This weekend Australian sailor Jessica Watson, 16, kissed her parents, friends and family goodbye in an emotional farewell as she set sail on an around the world adventure hoping to be the first female her age to complete the journey non-stop, un-assisted.
Un-assisted doesn’t mean with out all the bells and whistles of technology available to sailors today, including satellite navigation and tracking, communication, radio, weather and storm tracking, satellite phones and internet. It means alone, all alone in her boat to navigate across 38,000 km (22,000 nautical miles) of big blue for 240 days (8 months). Continue Reading
Westin Heavenly Travel Blanket AUD$60
Cosy, snug and compact for napping on the go, the Westin Heavenly Travel Blanket is a lust item for any traveller. Open, it’s a full sized, soft blanket, fold and tuck into a hidden pocket and it’s a beautiful plush pillow. With a strengthening commitment to guest wellness, the Westin Heavenly Travel Blanket offers the comfort and luxury synonomous with first class travel. Continue Reading
One of the coolest gadgets for gizmos in a long time is the MinoHD video recorder from Flip Video. This handy little camcorder holds 60 minutes of HD-Quality video with 4 GB of built-in memory and fits in the smallest of handbags! Continue Reading
There is nothing quite like the excitement of travelling, discovering a new place or re-discovering an old favourite! Continue Reading