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The Big Question: To Hitch or Not to Hitch?

From saving money to avoiding throngs of people to simply having a much more enjoyable journey, find out why this traveller will always opt for thumbing a ride over paying for one.

How to Travel Independently in Russia

This article is jam-packed with brilliant and really useful advice on firstly how to get into Russia (not as easy as you might expect) and secondly on how to travel around the country once inside.

A Brilliant Route for 6 Months in Europe

Vicky took a four-month trip around Europe visiting festivals and working her way across the continent. Here she shares her tips and tricks to help you do the same.

Visas for South East Asia: The #SOtravel Way

Knowing which visas to get for South East Asia can be very confusing. Our guys on the ground out there reveal exactly how to make the visa process as easy as possible.

The Best Route Around Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos

Saunders and Ollie are showing us what it's really like to go backpacking for the first time. Here they are planning their route through Indochina - any suggestions for them?

The Ultimate 3-Week Australia Itinerary

Here's what one of our favourite travel bloggers Hayley, aka Love Puffin, recommends to do on the east coast if you only have three weeks to explore Australia.

The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

Hitchhiking is one of those activities that's associated with travelling. I mean, who hitchhikes in their own country? It's cheap way to travel, fun, and a great way to meet people, but it can be dangerous too. This is a comprehensive guide to hitchhiking, the do’s and don’ts, and how to get the most enjoyment out of it.

Journey Times from London

Just how long does it take to fly to places from the UK and also from destination to destination? This short guide has been put together to help UK outbound travellers with planning their trips and gap years. We hope you can find all the information you need in this handy little guide.

Overlanding for Beginners: A Guide by Mary Malyon

So you're longing to see a real-life lion and tread in the footsteps of Livingstone, but the funds don't quite stretch to a two-grand-a-day safari. Don't worry, there is another way - overlanding. Every year hundreds of trucks ply the African continent (and beyond) carrying groups of up to 20 overlanders on an adventure they're unlikely to forget.