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Photo Essay: Iceland’s People and Places Featured Image

Photos: Iceland's People & Places

Iceland is one of the most photogenic countries on the planet. So you get amazing photos of epic landscapes, like these, but not always without people standing in front of them...

Searching for Bears in Bull River, Canada Featured Image

Searching for Bears in Canada

Canada's northern wilds are full of incredible wildlife, and none more fascinating and deadly than bears. One man recounts a harrowing trip to see them with his own eyes.

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China building world’s highest glass bridge

China building highest glass bridge

The world's longest and highest glass bridge is under construction over a canyon in China, adding to its repertoire of terrifying, vertigo-inducing tourist attractions.

Emirates airline bans hunting trophies

Emirates airline bans hunting trophies

Aviation giant Emirates has announced plans to stop carrying hunting trophies of elephant, rhino, tiger and lion on its flights. The ban comes into immediate effect today.

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Photo Essay: The Stunning San Blas Islands Featured Image

Discovering Paradise in Panama

These are the ridiculously lovely San Blas Islands of Panama. You could be forgiven that these images have been digitally enhanced, but they honestly haven't!

Infographic: Stay Safe Using Free Wi-fi Featured Image

Infographic: Free Wi-fi Safety

These days access to free wi-fi is vital to any gap year. But it can come with a number of risks to your security. This infographic tells you how you can stay safe on free connections.

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Featured Blogs

  • the countdown...

    "Currently in the final stages of the countdown to my big adventure. I am, as most first time travellers feel, EXCITED! Saying that, I am nervous, anxious, worried, curious, you name it - I feel it."

  • Holidays vs Travelling

    "I realised as I was checking in that the couple next to me were booking in for a week’s all inclusive. I felt sorry for that couple I’d overheard at the front desk. Have you ever been all inclusive?"

  • 10 Must See Cities for a Coffee-fiend Latte Maniac

    "The tradition of making coffee in Cuba has a rich history and tradition. So, a cup of a strong yet flavourous and sweet ‘Café Cubano’ will leave a pleasant and lasting aftertaste."

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