Tips for the first time solo traveller

Travelling solo for the first time? Tips for feeling more confident and prepared for the solo traveller. Guest post from Luna Anderson, an experienced traveller and hiker!

5 Tips for Travelling Alone

Travelling alone is a skill and one of the life’s most inspiring adventures. When you travel alone, you travel on your terms! You get to do what YOU want when you want. Read our tips for travelling solo.

Thrill, mysticism & natural splendour in the Himalayas

Mount Everest: Some come to see it, others to attempt to conquer it. However, there are many other sights, sounds & adventures to be had in the Himalayas…

Cigars, Castro & Coconut-laden palms…Cuba

What springs to mind when you think of Cuba? Cigars, Castro and coconut-laden palms? Cuba is all of these things and much, much more. Whether you’ve got a thirst for adventure or a thirst for a fruity cocktail in a beach hut, the fabulous Caribbean island of Cuba is happy to oblige…

Off Piste In Norway: Careful You Can’t Affjord Avalanches

SO WHAT IS the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Norway? For me it is Vikings. What I don’t think of is skiing, but they say they invented it…

Glamping: Not just a Summer Thing!

The glorious weather we have been experiencing lately really does make camping a great choice for a summer holiday. However with the precarious summer weather that no doubt will not last, and the soon approaching colder months that will be here before we know it, it is great to know that glamping does not just have to be ‘a summer thing’.

How to make your US adventure even more thrilling

Going on holiday to the USA is an adventure in itself – but if you’re an adrenalin junkie, you can make it even more thrilling. When I visited America I found there was something new to try at every destination I visited…

Guest Post: Ladakh, Kingdom of Nomads…

One adventurer shares his experiences of his time in the Ladakh region of India. Trekking across the Changthang plateau, meeting the local nomads and creating memories that will last forever…

South America: 5 Off the Beaten Path Destinations

Have you ever wished you could avoid the masses and experience some unforgettable travel moments minus the touts? Brendan from Vagabundo Magazine has dropped by to tell us how you can do just that…

Making the most of an adventure tour to Tanzania

If you’re planning an adventure tour of Tanzania, it’s well worth thinking about how you can make the most of your trip – after all, it could well be a once in a lifetime experience. Read our top tips on making sure you have experiences you’ll never forget…

Guest Post: Top Wildlife Voluntary Schemes around the Globe

Many of us have dreams of jetting off to exotic locations and becoming a volunteer abroad, but few get to actually fulfil these ambitions. Those who do though might feel inspired by what will be revealed in this blog – the top destinations around the world for wildlife voluntary schemes.

The Search for Pure Pistes…

Untouched snows, uncrowded pistes, clear blue skies; all the things skiers dream about. If you really have a taste for the thrills offered by nature in her purest form, there

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.

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!

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

Two Wheel Adventure… Cycle Camping

You’ve heard of backpacking, camper-vanning, hiking and horse riding… how about a bit of cycle camping?

Make 2012 the year you’ll never forget…

With the end of the year fast approaching it’s time to ask yourself whether 2011 lived up to your expectations. Did you get to visit that country you’ve always dreamed

Celebrating Christmas around the Globe …

Now that many towns and cities across the UK have already celebrated their big ‘Christmas Lights Switch On! we thought it was about time we started getting into the festive

Five unusual delicacies to taste on your travels..!

One of the joys of travelling is sampling local foods, wines and delicacies. Food is an important part of the cultural fabric in countries all around the world, so trying

Glamping, Hostel or Resort? Accommodation in Australia…

If you’re planning a trip down under, you’re in for the experience of a lifetime. In the midst of getting your travel sorted, buying your travel insurance and researching which