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

Practical tips for coping with reverse homesickness. Wherever you are in the world, we hope these will help fill that gaping hole that appeared in your life since you arrived home.

Indian Himalayas. Made for Adventure

Experience the great outdoors with a destination made for adventure – the Himalayas.

Peak District… Escape to the Farm!

We have just returned from a fantastic long weekend in the Peak District (we being me and my fiance Tom). This was a long overdue break for the both of

From Cambodia to Laos – off the beaten track

We go off the beaten track, planning a route to Laos which would give us an unadulterated look at the ‘real’ Cambodia. Here’s what happened next…

A guide to Machu Picchu

When it comes to treks in Peru, Machu Picchu trips top pretty much everyone’s list – we tell you exactly why.

Best Travel Advice you’ve ever been given?

A few months ago, Lonely Planet published an article on the world’s worst travel advice which got me thinking – what is the world’s BEST travel advice?! I asked a few people – both first time travellers and experienced nomads – what is as the best advice you have ever been given, and put their answers together with mine!

Video Interview: A Journey from Rome to Home…

Tommy and girlfriend Jessie set off on a 3000 mile bicycle trip from Rome to Home, averaging around 50 miles a day! Having never done anything on this scale before they certainly had their work cut out! As soon as we first heard about their trip, we just had to find out more, so we cornered them for an exclusive interview so that they could tell us all about what they got up to….

New Zealand’s Been Instagramed!

If you’ve never been there before, or even if you have and KNOW how amazing it is, I hope you appreciate these stunning ‘instagramed’ photos.

Africa’s Big Five… in Wiltshire!!

Yes that’s right… Lions, Elephant, Buffalo, Rhinos and Leopards, right here in the UK, and NOT in a Zoo, but at Longleat Safari Park.

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…

Guns, Gators & Rodeos… 10 days in the ‘Real Florida’

When most holidaymakers think of Florida they conjure up images of Disney, rollercoasters or Mickey & Minnie, but there really is much more to the Sunshine State than meets the eye…!

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’.

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!

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…

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…