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Travelling Tips

Travel tips … on tipping

There are of course some facets of travel though that can be quite challenging and if you’re from Australia or New Zealand, the unfamiliar world of tipping is right up there with the most daunting things you’ll face away from home.
Author: Julia Austin
Ireland

Take a Tour Through Irish History

Ireland boasts a long history which is still apparent in many of its natural sites and landmarks, making it the perfect destination for your next European adventure!
Author: Julia Austin
Scandinavia; Winter Wonderland

5 Reasons to Add Finland to Your Bucket List

Have you been thinking of experiencing the natural beauty of Finland when you’re next in Europe? We explore why Finland should be on your bucket list.
Author: Julia Austin
Scandinavia; Winter Wonderland

5 Reasons Why You Need to See the Magical Northern Lights in Your Lifetime

Is seeing the magical Northern Lights on your bucket list? Albatross Tours explores this once in a lifetime experience, and where and when you should go!
Author: Julia Austin
Christmas

10 Enchanting Activities You Can Do on a European Christmas Holiday

Christmas time in Europe is like nothing else on Earth (especially when compared to Christmas in Australia!). From snow-covered Gothic cathedrals, to beautiful Christmas markets and alleyways dotted with choirs singing carols, Europe at Christmas time is something everyone should take the time to experience at least once.
Author: Julia Austin
Rome, Italy
Mystery Tour 2019

Mystery Tour 2019

Our 2019 Mystery Tour began on 1 June 2019. Have a read to see what the travellers have been up to!
Author: Julia Austin
Stay in touch while travelling
Travelling Tips

Staying in Touch While Travelling

It wasn’t that long ago Poste Restante was a traveller’s best friend - or at least provided access to them anyway. With so many platforms, messaging services, image sharing and social networks, it’s difficult to know where to start. If you are a little bamboozled by it all and don’t quite understand how to navigate modern communication technologies while you are on holiday - and you’re fearful of returning home to a massive bill shock in the process - here’s our rundown on how to stay in touch simply and cheaply.
Author: Michele Zavaglia
6 Stunning Sites to See in Sicily
Sicily

6 Stunning Sights to See in Sicily

Considering heading to Sicily this summer? It’s Italy, but not as you know it! Albatross Tours explores the top six sights to see in Sicily.
Author: Julia Austin
Handy Hints for Planning a Summer in Europe
Travelling Tips
Europe

Handy Hints for Planning a Summer in Europe

Every Australian should experience a European summer at least once. Explore the best countries to visit (and how to visit them) with Albatross Tours.
Author: Julia Austin
Reasons to Celebrate Christmas in Europe
Christmas
Europe

Reasons to Celebrate Christmas in Europe

Of the tens of thousands of travel choices you can make these days, this is one you have to do at least once in your life.
Author: Julia Austin

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