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This page sets out the terms and conditions under which you may use The Travel Temple (Site). Please read the terms carefully. The term ‘you’ as used in these terms, refers to all individuals and/or entities accessing this website for any reason.

Conditions of use

This agreement forms the conditions of supply of material on, use of and access to the Site. Your continued use of the Site constitutes an affirmative, acknowledgement and agreement by you that you accept and agree to abide and be bound by these conditions and any modifications.

Should you object to any of these conditions or any subsequent modifications your only recourse is to immediately discontinue your use of the Site.

Accuracy of information and disclaimer of warranties

The Site displays information about travel locations, hotels, tours, activities and information pertaining to same.

All material on the Site is provided in good faith. It is derived from sources believed to be accurate and current as at the date of publication.

Your use of the Site is at your sole risk. Neither the editor or contributing writers make any representation or warranty that (i) any material on the Site will be reliable, accurate or complete (nor do they accept any responsibility arising in any way for errors in, or omissions from that material); or (ii) your access to the Site will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. The Site will not be liable for loss resulting from any action or decision by you in reliance on the information on the Site, nor any interruption, delay in operation or transmission, virus, communication failure, Internet access difficulties, or malfunction in equipment or software.

Some of the information contained on the Site is supplied to us by third party. Therefore, although we have taken reasonable care to ensure that this information is correct and up to date, we cannot check the accuracy of such information where it is provided to us by third parties.

We accept no responsibility for information supplied to us by third parties. We recommend you confirm all information contained on or linked from the Site with the relevant third party provider.

Online security

We take your online security very seriously. As such, we have prepared the following guidelines and information to assist you to enjoy trouble free browsing when visiting our website or interacting with our email messages:

The Site will never ask you to provide personal information like your bank details, credit card information, your address, driving license or passport numbers via email.

If you’re making an online purchase from the Site and are required to provide us with your bank or credit card details, this will be carried out via a secure gateway. Check that a locked padlock symbol appears at the foot of the browser in which you are entering your details. The URL should also change, to start with ‘https://…’ instead of ‘http://…’

Be sure to double check the website address at the top of your browser.

Our site does not endorse individual sellers or vendors.

Keep your computer up to date with anti-virus, firewall software and the latest security patches.


A cookie is a small piece of text that is placed within the memory of a computer and can be later retrieved by web page servers. We use cookies to enhance your interaction and convenience with the Site and do not use cookies to record any personal information.

The Site may store cookies on your web browser in order to improve service for you on your subsequent visits to this stie.

By using cookies, web sites can track information about visitor’s use of the Site and provide customised content. Most web browsers can be configured to notify the user when a cookie is received, allowing you to either accept or reject it. You may also inspect the cookies stored by your web browser and remove any that you do not want.

If you disable the use of cookies on your web browser or remove specific cookies from the Site or linked sites, then your use of the Site may be restricted.

Privacy policy

We will only record your email address or other details you provide if you send us a message to request more information, for example by emailing an enquiry.

Your details will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided them and will never be added to any mailing list without your prior permission. We will not use or disclose your details to a third party without your consent.

Please contact us if you have a question about our privacy policy, or would like to gain access to information we might hold you about, or correct to any information that may be incorrect.

Disclosure policy

Some stories on The Travel Temple have been produced after a famil trip, hosted stay or hosted tour. This is disclosed at the end of every story. We aim to comment critically as well as praise, with the aim of keeping the public fully and clearly informed on all relevant aspects of travel.

We will write honestly about a destination or product whether we paid in full or travelled as a hosted guest. Advertising and sponsored posts are accepted, provided they are products we would personally recommend. Please note that all sponsored or advertising content is clearly disclosed. 

Use of content

The Site website contains information, including articles, graphics, links and other material that are protected by copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights.

By using this website you agree to comply with any copyright notices, and restrictions contained in any of the content available on or accessed through this service. The content found on the Site is only available for personal, non-commercial use in accordance with relevant copyright laws. You understand that the content may not be published, modified, transmitted, transferred, sold, reproduced, stored or displayed in any way without the express permission of the Site.

The Site reserves the right to amend the terms of use at any time.


All content, material and information on the Site (the Content) is the property of or licensed to us, and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. All trade names, trademarks, service marks and other product and service names and logos on the Site and within the Content are proprietary to their respective owners and are protected by applicable trademark and copyright laws.

Any of the trademarks, service marks or logos (the Marks) displayed on the Site may be our registered or unregistered marks. Nothing contained on this Site should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any of the Marks displayed on the Site without our express written permission. Any unauthorised uses of the Marks or any other Content are strictly prohibited.

Contributions and comments

If you make a contribution or comment on the Site (Contribution), you will retain copyright in your Contribution and offer it to us to be used on a non-exclusive basis, meaning that you may freely re-use your Contribution elsewhere. However, you will be giving us permission to use your Contribution on the Site or in any other works that we may create, from time to time.

Your conduct

As a condition of your use of the Site you warrant that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. You agree to abide by all applicable laws and regulations.

In particular, you agree not to:

– publish, distribute, email, transmit or disseminate any material which is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, indecent, offensive or inappropriate;
– use any automated scripting tools or software;
– engage in or promote any surveys, contents, pyramid schemes, chain letters, unsolicited emailing or spamming via the Site;
– impersonate any person or entity;
– upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available using the Site any material that you do not have a right to make available under any law or contractual obligation or which contains viruses, or other computer codes, files or programs designed to interrupt, limit or destroy the functionality of other computer software or hardware;
– infringe any intellectual property rights; or
– breach any applicable law as or regulations.

The Site has no obligation to monitor any user’s use of the Site, however it retains the right at all times to monitor, retain, disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

You indemnify us and our officers, employees and agents against all losses, costs, damages, claims and expenses arising from (i) any breach of these terms by you; (ii) any act or omission by you or an officer, employee or agent of you; or (iii) any claim, action, demand or proceeding by a third party against us or our officers, employees or agents caused or contributed to by you or an officer, employee or agent of you.

Third party links and advertising

Hyperlinks and pointers to websites operated by third parties will appear on the Site from time to time. These websites do not form part of the Site and are not under the control of the Site nor does the Site have any responsibility for the contents of any such hyperlinked or linked website.

The Site displays third party advertisements, which may or may not contain hyperlinks or referral buttons to websites operated by third parties. The display of such advertising does not in any way imply a recommendation or endorsement by the Site of the relevant advertiser, its products or services or any such linked website.

If you contact a third party using functionality provided on the Site, including email, the Site accepts no responsibility for any actions taken by that third party in response to your communication or any transactions entered into between you and the relevant third party.

Some links on this site may be affiliate links to products and services. If you make a purchase via an affiliate link, the writer/s may receive financial compensation at no additional cost to you.

Limitation of liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we (including our officers, employees, shareholders or other representatives) are not liable for any loss or damage, however caused (including negligence), which may be directly or indirectly suffered, in connection with your use of or inability to access the Site or the purchase and use of any products and services supplied via this site. this limitation of liability (whether arising under contract, tort (including negligence) or statute) applies to all damages of any kind including compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property, personal injury and claims of third parties.

In the event that our Site fails to operate or causes you loss or damage, your sole remedy is the refund of any money that you paid to us to use this Site.

If any warranties are implied by law that cannot be excluded, then our liability for breach of such warranties is limited, at our option, to:

In the case of services supplied or offered by the Site:

– the resupply of those services, or
– the payment of the cost of having those services resupplied.

In the case of goods supplied or offered by the Site:

– the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods;
– the repair of the goods;
– the payment of the cost of having the good replaced; or
– the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired.

Applicable law

These conditions and all other specific and additional terms which govern your use or membership of and access to the Site will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Queensland, Australia.

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Dr Tiana Templeman is an award-winning food and travel journalist, travel author and media industry academic. She is the creator of The Travel Temple, writes for Australian and international media outlets and appears on radio talking about where to go, what to see and travel industry trends.