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…

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…

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

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.

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

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.

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

News: Brits vote Australia as “Best Country to Visit Worldwide”

Australia has been awarded as the “Best Country to Visit Worldwide” in this year’s British Travel Awards. The award, which is decided by nominations from travel industry professionals and then

Highs and Lows of an Epic Adventure…

When Richard and I first decided to go travelling we didn’t know quite what to expect. Having never been on anything more adventurous than a two week holiday to Spain,

Sunsets and Beer: The true essence of travelling…

Some of our best travel memories involve sitting by a river or ocean in a far flung land and sipping beer as the sun goes down. You really can’t beat