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25 Ways You Know You’ve Become a Traveller for Life Featured Image

Are You a Traveller for Life?

Every backpacker has a point in their life when they realise they'll be a traveller for life. Here's how to spot if it's already happened to you.

The Big Interview: How Sal Lavallo is Visiting Every Country at 26 Years Old Featured Image

The Big Interview: Sal Lavallo

At 26 years old, Sal Lavallo is bidding to become one of the youngest people to visit every country in the world. We talked to him about his quest.


Recent News

The number of planes in the sky right now will blow your mind

How many planes are in the sky?

Can you guess how many planes are in the sky right this moment? We bet it’s more than you think, and these stats reveal the staggering truth.

Canada is introducing new rules to protect airline passengers from being bumped

Canada introducing anti-bump rules

Overbooking of flights and the bumping of passengers has been in the news a lot lately. Canada is introducing rules to protect passengers.


Latest Features

Taking a Busabout Tour: Q & A Featured Image

Taking a Busabout Tour: Q & A

Our friends over at Busabout have been chatting to some of their happy customers about their recent trips, and we thought we share the answers.

How to Say Happy Mother’s Day in 50 Different Languages Featured Image

Happy Mother's Day in 50 Languages

A handy infographic on how to say 'Happy Mother's Day!' in 50 different languages. So phone and wish dear old Mum 'Gelukkige Moederdag!'


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