February 2014



Australia’s Great Ocean Road

Australia’s Great Ocean Road is a scenic road along the south-eastern coast of Australia between the cities of Torquay and Allansford. Australia’s Great Ocean Road stretches for 151 miles and was built by soldiers between 1919 and 1932.  The road is…









Navigating China’s 72-Hour Visa-Free Travel Policy

International travelers allowed 72-hour visa-free transit through Beijing, Shanghai & Guangzhou One year ago China began allowing passengers from 45 countries transiting through Beijing, Shanghai or Guangzhou (Guangzhou was added August 1st 2013) to a third country can enjoy a 72-hour visa-free transit…


Global Entry In Australia

As I prepared to arrive in Sydney I recalled that the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Global Entry program had been expanded through a partnership with the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service’s SmartGate e-Passport program. What is Global…