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’.

Foreign language hiccups… Do you know your cajones from your cojones??

Us Brits aren’t particularly known for our language skills when abroad… Happily however, there are many people out there who DO make an effort with foreign languages – Unfortunately, their efforts do not always go to plan!

Most and least tourist-friendly countries….really?

So the World Economic Forum has just released a list of the world’s most and least tourist-friendly countries…but I’m not quite convinced by the results! Places like Iceland, New Zealand, or Morocco, came out on top as the friendliest countries in the world but Bolivia, Venezuela, and Russia all hug the bottom of the list….

Stop the Press! Apparently travel makes you more attractive…

As if you needed ANY more reason to go travel, but here’s one more…travel apparently makes you more attractive to the opposite sex…

Queenstown…take a hike!

NZ is famous for lots of things like winter sports & bungee jumping but why not tone down the adrenaline for a while & get back to nature on a hike!

Travel Safe for a Trip You’ll Never Forget…

Everybody deserves to experience their travel dreams for real but all too often, those dreams can turn into a nightmare, so here’s how to ensure you have a trip you’ll never forget, but for all the right reasons!

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…

Top Tips for Seeking Out the Northern Lights this Winter…

Last winter visitors to the Northern Lights were treated to spectacular Aurora displays… read our top ten tips to best experience the world’s greatest light show this autumn and winter..!

Solo Adventure Travel…in Egypt!

Would you love to go travelling, but are nervous or concerned about jetting off on your own? This isn’t an unusual problem but don’t dismiss it, as it can be an incredibly rewarding experience, albeit a little nerve-wracking at times!

China: DIY tourism and independent travel…

Following on from our Guide to Train Travel in China we wanted share with you our insights into how to organise your own visits to some of China’s must see attractions, without having to fork out for an organised trip!

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…

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?!

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…

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.

Photo Flashback: DIY Roadworks in Nepal!

In the UK, if a landslide or river happened to break open the road and make it unpassable, it would probably take weeks for the authorities to sort it out.

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.

Photo Flashbacks: Prostrating Buddhists at Jokhang Temple…

This month’s photo flashback comes from Lhasa, Tibet – an inspiring place that we were fortunate enough to visit during our recent travels. On our last day in Lhasa we visited what is probably the most important temple in Tibet, Jokhang Temple and came across hordes of people outside the temple – most of the pilgrims were praying, chanting and ‘prostrating’ themselves on the ground…