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…

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…

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!

Ear Peace at one of London’s ‘noisiest’ hostels…

LGA Review: “There are cockroaches in the kitchen and the toilets smell like urine. It is noisy with doors slamming all night…” “But it was kind of scary, our room

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

Interview With An Adventurer…

“At some point you have to wonder whether life is meant to be lived inside four walls… I’ve come to the conclusion that it isn’t”   Dave Cornthwaite is a

Travel & Film: the truth behind the tales…

The truth behind the tales. Here are a few well known films that (supposedly) depict the history of some of the most fascinating countries we’ve ever visited…

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.

Win tickets to the Adventure Travel Show and Get Inspired for 2012…

Way back in January 2010, Richard and I made our way down to London in search of travel inspiration. We knew that we wanted to do something different, something bold and something exciting for the year ahead, but had no idea where to start. All of the amazing life-changing experiences we’ve had over the last year can all be traced back to the Adventure Travel Show, so in the hope that you can benefit from the inspiration it gave to us, we’re giving away a pair of tickets to the show in January.

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!

Photo Flashbacks: Hagia Sofia Mosque in Istanbul

One of the biggest mosques we’ve ever seen! Before we went to Turkey we had no idea that a mosque could look like this… B76EHYKQ2PJ4

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?

Swap your Winter for a Kiwi Summer…

Fed up with Winter? A bright and sunny summer awaits you right now, just 12,000 miles away in New Zealand…

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

Photo Blog: New Zealand in Pictures…

A road trip really is the perfect way to see New Zealand in all her glory – from stunning coastal roads and twisty mountain passes.

Photo Flashback: The Boys at Ayers Rock…

One of our favourite pics of our Australia trip! And possibly our entire trip. Sums up the Oz Bus 21 spirit in one photo I feel! Here is Rich, Chris

How Travel Has Changed Us…

As well as making a decision to be more tolerant of people’s shortcomings; make an effort to understand other people’s history and to appreciate the simple things in life, there

More Memories of an Epic Adventure…

Oh the memories! Carrying on with our trip down memory lane where we shared the highs, lows and regrets we had during our 11 month overland trip, we have now