• The price of pigging out in Prague is set to skyrocket

    The gut-busting Bohemian delight of pork, dumplings and stewed cabbage, which takes the blame for the quaffing of many a Pilsner - and the sneaking of many an afternoon nap - has never been more expensive. Known as ‘Vepro-knedlo-zelo’ for its three basic ingredients, the go-to Sunday...

    POSTED 21 Jun, 2019 0 Comments

  • Hong Kong is now among the 10 most expensive locations for expats

    Higher inflation and a strengthening currency have seen Hong Kong rocket into the fourth most expensive location in the world for expats, up from 11th last year. That makes the former British colony, which has been making global headlines this week for protests over controversial legislation tha...

    POSTED 17 Jun, 2019 2 Comments

  • Here are California's hottest Michelin-rated restaurants

    As if further proof were needed that California has become the center of America’s food universe, consider this: Michelin historically bestows its famed stars only once a year. Last November, the international food guide showered the Bay Area with stars. Seven months later, Michelin is back...

    POSTED 12 Jun, 2019 2 Comments

  • These are the USA's best big (and small) cities to live in

    Ahead of the 2020 presidential election, Washington DC has more than just politics to boast about. It also shot up a recent rankings list of the best cities in America.  New York is number one, again. Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco round out the top four – all in the same pos...

    POSTED 6 Jun, 2019 5 Comments

  • Japan is testing the world's fastest bullet train – the 400km/h Alfa-X

    Japan is pushing the limits of rail travel as it begins testing the fastest-ever shinkansen bullet train, capable of speeds of as much as 400km/h (249 miles per hour). Called the Alfa-X, the train is scheduled to go into service in 2030. Rail company JR East plans to operate it at 360km/h. Tha...

    POSTED 10 May, 2019 32 Comments

  • London's hottest restaurant, Gloria, is about to gain a sibling

    When Gloria opened in East London in February 2019, the queues to dine at London’s new hottest restaurant started on the first day. Now Gloria's French owners plan to open a huge second trattoria in June. Named Circolo, and serving Italian cuisine inspired by summer days in Sicily, it will...

    POSTED 8 May, 2019 0 Comments

  • Where to find the best sandwiches in New York

    New York is a town of strong opinions, particularly when it comes to food, be it best pizza or best steak or best burgers or the topic at hand: the best sandwiches. After all, like any modern metropolis, New York is filled with fine dining experiences. But tucking into a sandwich – a reall...

    POSTED 3 May, 2019 2 Comments

  • You can once again visit Frank Sinatra's favourite LA restaurant

    An iconic Los Angeles restaurant made famous as Frank Sinatra’s hangout is getting a dream revival. The catch? You have only two years to check it out. Restaurateurs Hans Rockenwagner and Josiah Citrin have rebooted Culver City eatery Dear John’s with updated American fare. But when ...

    POSTED 29 Apr, 2019 0 Comments

  • Introducing Executive Traveller

    What’s the big news at Australian Business Traveller? We’re going global, to bring you the best stories from around the world. This will see Australian Business Traveller rebranded and relaunched as Executive Traveller, with a new home online at ExecutiveTraveller.com. When will thi...

    POSTED 23 Apr, 2019 0 Comments

  • Apple's laser-etched titanium credit card won't let you earn points

    With its typically minimalistic design, Apple's new credit card could be a thing of lust that's most notable for what it lacks. The sheer white laser-etched titanium card won't have a credit card number, CVV, expiration date or signature. Nor will it earn you points. Instead, the physical Apple ...

    POSTED 26 Mar, 2019 9 Comments

  • New Zealand rolls out its own ESTA-style visa waiver for visitors

    Most international travellers visiting New Zealand will soon be required to obtain an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) which, while functioning as a US ESTA-style visa waiver rather than a visa per se, will all the same be mandatory before entering the country. The New Zealand ETA will be ...

    POSTED 26 Mar, 2019 6 Comments

  • These are the world's most expensive, and happiest, places to live

    Move over Singapore – the world's most expensive city has two new rivals. After topping the Economist Intelligence Unit's Worldwide Cost of Living Survey for five years, Asia's Lion City has been joined by Paris and Hong Kong in a tie at the top of the table. Zurich and Geneva rounded out...

    POSTED 25 Mar, 2019 7 Comments

  • Brazil axes business, tourism visa requirements for Australians

    Australian passport holders travelling to Brazil for business or leisure will no longer need a pre-arranged visa from June 17 2019, when the South American country expands its visa-waiver scheme. Currently, Brazil offers visa-free entry to many other nationals – including citizens of EU co...

    POSTED 20 Mar, 2019 7 Comments

  • Airbus Corporate Helicopters lands in Australia

    As a business traveller, chances are you’ve flown on plenty of planes manufactured by Airbus – their popularity around the world means that there’s over 10,000 Airbus jets currently in operation with every major airline. However, the European company also does a fine line in he...

    POSTED 15 Mar, 2019 0 Comments

  • Fast-track at passport control in these eight countries

    Nobody enjoys standing in long lines at passport control, but in some countries, Australian travellers no longer have to, thanks to a variety of ‘trusted traveller’ schemes to help Aussies zip across the border, or even automated lanes that welcome your passport by default. Here are ...

    POSTED 13 Mar, 2019 16 Comments

  • Can you travel on a passport within six months of its expiry date?

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. All Australian passports carry an expiry date, but can you actually use your passport right up until it expires, even when that date is less than six months away? As it turns ...

    POSTED 27 Feb, 2019 9 Comments

  • Here's how to tailor your jet lag strategy to suit each trip

    When it comes to jet lag, a proactive approach to managing it is better than a reactive one: there's nothing worse than yawning in the middle of an important business meeting, regardless of how far you've flown to get there. As somebody who regularly travels long distances for work, over the yea...

    POSTED 1 Feb, 2019 21 Comments

  • Chinese New Year 2019: our guide for business travellers

    Chinese New Year 2019 begins on Tuesday 5 February, ushering in ‘The Year of the Pig’ and a two-week long Spring Festival celebrating family, prosperity and good fortune. It’s also a particularly busy travel period in the regions that recognise the Lunar New Year, inc...

    POSTED 14 Jan, 2019 10 Comments

  • Make your reservation at these newest London restaurants

    The year ahead looks promising for London diners as high-profile chefs and restaurateurs from the U.K. and around the world prepare to open new restaurants, even in the face of Brexit concerns. Here are four we're eagerly awaiting, and why they should be on your list the next time a business lunc...

    POSTED 11 Jan, 2019 2 Comments

  • Power up your Australian passport with these six savvy traveller tips

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. Don't take your Australian passport for granted – here are six ways to make the most of it. 1. Make your passport last longer when running out of pages Many busine...

    POSTED 4 Jan, 2019 20 Comments

  • How to travel by train from Hong Kong to Shenzhen

    Many business travellers headed to Hong Kong also choose to visit nearby Shenzhen, which is perched on the edge of the Chinese mainland but barely one hour away. Considered the heart of the Pearl River Delta manufacturing zone, Shenzhen is one of China's eight business- and trade-friendly "...

    POSTED 4 Jan, 2019 17 Comments

  • Why you should never pay in Australian dollars on overseas trips

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. When using your Visa or Mastercard debit or credit card overseas to make purchases or ATM cash withdrawals, you may be asked if you’d like to pay in Australian dollars ra...

    POSTED 20 Dec, 2018 39 Comments

  • USA lengthens ESTA processing times: no more instant approvals

    Business travellers and tourists heading to the United States under the visa-waiver program will now need to apply for their US ESTA at least 72 hours before travel or risk being offloaded from their flight, with the US Government no longer granting “real-time” ESTA approvals. Althou...

    POSTED 18 Dec, 2018 22 Comments

  • Cash Passport Platinum Mastercard helps you avoid overseas fees

    If you’re a frequent traveller, you’ll know that paying for goods and services overseas can quickly add up with all those pesky fees associated with international transactions. Mastercard’s Cash Passport Platinum pre-paid travel money card can help you avoid those international...

    POSTED 11 Dec, 2018 0 Comments

  • From golf balls to smartphones, graphene changes how things are made

    Once hyped as a miracle material, super-thin super-strong graphene is finally making its way into consumer goods. By now you’ve probably heard of the coming graphene revolution. Perhaps it was in 2004, when a team of scientists at the University of Manchester in England announced they...

    POSTED 4 Dec, 2018 0 Comments

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