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Seeking Adventure Closer to Home…

Last month, Richard and I wrote about how to cope with Reverse Homesickness after travelling and one of our tips was to seek adventure closer to home. Well, this weekend we are pleased to announce that we are taking our own advice and heading off on a cycling adventure to the Isle of Wight…

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Travel China Overland: Surviving those train journeys

In Part Two of our Guide to Train Travel in China we go into more detail about the train journeys themselves plus answer the question, Hard Sleeper or Soft Sleeper?!

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China Overland…why train travel is the only way to go!

Travelling by train in China really is a breeze – it’s cheap, efficient, straightforward and to top it all off, an adventure in its own right.

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Tips for dealing with Reverse Culture Shock – how to cope with coming ‘home’

Some practical tips for coping with reverse homesickness. We hope that whatever you are feeling and wherever you are in the world, these will help to fill that gaping hole that appeared in your life since you arrived home after an extended trip…

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Travelling as a couple? Our advice…

If there’s one thing better than the amazing experiences you can have while travelling the world, it’s being able to share them with the one you love. But travelling as a couple can have its pitfalls, so we’ve put our heads together and come up with some tips for those of you who are thinking about taking the plunge and embarking on your travel dreams as a couple…

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Calling all Travellers: Would you know who to ring for help?

Those of us who live in the UK know that in an emergency you can dial 999 to get through to the police, ambulance service or fire brigade. But what about outside the Great British borders? This Saturday (11th February) marks ‘112 Day’, created to raise awareness of the European single number for emergencies…

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Adventure Travel Show 2012

Once again we had a fantastic time at the Adventure Travel Show held last weekend (28th to 29th of January) in London. It had moved to bigger and better premises at the Olympia events centre in the heart of Kensington, a great location which meant that even more people eager for adventure were able to attend!

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Aussie Adventures for the Adult Gapper

Ever heard the phrase “youth is wasted on the young”? Well whether you agree with this or not, it’s certainly true that the whippersnappers of the world aren’t the only ones entitled to fun, freedom or adventure! College students and university graduates have long held the crown when it comes to the concept of a gap year or ‘gap travel’ but finally, adults with a yearning for adventure and self-improvement are cottoning on to the fact that they are allowed to take time out to experience the world too.

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Travelling between Java to Bali (Guest Post)

Travelling between Indonesia’s best-known islands is a lot easier than most backpackers might think. Having done the trip myself, soon after finishing a stint teaching English in Vietnam, I found out just how straightforward it is. Looking to do the same? Here’s how I’d recommend tackling this epic adventure of booze, beaches and bare-naked Aussies!

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Tips for Travelling the Trans Siberian Rail

Siberia isn’t somewhere we all get to see. It’s a vast wilderness, home to stunning scenery and traditional culture. Taking the Trans Siberian railway gives travellers the opportunity to experience it for themselves, while enabling them to reach such far

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