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..!

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?!

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…

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

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.

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