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How to help a treasured holiday destination get back on its feet

Natural disasters are beyond horrifying, and when they hit, we’re all affected. We all want to help as much as we can, either by donating to charities providing help, flying to the stricken country to assist, or organising fundraisers for the cause. However, what if it’s a treasured holiday destina... Read more

Guide to travelling with medical conditions

If your health is a factor when it comes to travel, you’re probably determined to manage your condition and carry on seeing the world - but you may have to make some changes. Following on the success of our article about travelling when you’re pregnant, we decided to look at what travelling with a ... Read more

Do you have what it takes to be a Travel Hero?

For most of us ‘holiday’ means cocktails on sandy beaches, shopping trips in old European cities and eating exotic cuisine in equally exotic locations. For some travellers ‘holiday’ has come to mean something more – the chance to make the world a better place. People all over the world are upgrad... Read more

How to find your adventure

Superheroes wear capes and save the world from supervillains like Lex Luther and Dr Doom. At Columbus Direct we can’t help you to become a superhero but, we’d love to help you to become a different type of hero: a Travel Hero. Travel Heroes use their holidays to save the world from supervillains l... Read more

Meet 10 travellers who change the world

Summer is here and people all over Australia and New Zealand are making holiday plans. There are plenty of great holiday ideas to choose from: relax, stay with your family, stay in an exotic location as far from your family as possible, catch up on your spring cleaning, read a book, change the wor... Read more

Travel Hero Jackie Scott Acceptance Speech

Mickey Rourke thanked his dog, Justin Bieber thanked the ‘haters’ and Sarah Jessica Parker thanked the whole of New York but who cares … it’s time to answer the question on everybody’s lips – who is Australia and New Zealand’s Travel Hero Jackie Scott going to thank? Watch her acceptance speech b... Read more

Making wishes come true

With two active kids and a job to boot - most people would think that Michelle Krueger is too busy to worry about other people.  They could not be more wrong! Michelle spends her spare time helping fulfil the wishes of sick Australian kids and teens. For this dedicated Make-a-Wish volunteer even h... Read more