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An Interview with Katy Colins

Katy Colins thought life was over when her relationship ended weeks before the wedding. So she went travelling, and now she's publishing a book.

The Best Places You Can Visit in August Featured Image

Best Places You Can Visit in August

Travelling in August can be great, as the weather in many places is brilliant. Here is a short list of destinations we recommend you consider.


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Patagonian penguin alters migration each year to visit the man who saved his life

Penguin pal visits saviour each year

Read about Jingjing, a Patagonian penguin who alters his migration each year to visit the Brazilian man who saved his life.

Japanese Restaurant Serves Bizarre Meats

Jap Restaurant Serves Bizarre Meats

Backpackers like to try exotic food. But would you try axolotl, badger curry, or a cockroach platter. Well, this Japanese restaurant offers the chance!


Latest Features

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Responsible Conservation Projects

Volunteering can be a brilliant way to spend your gap year, but it's important to find a responsible project. Here's how to find the right placement for you.

Why Culture Shock is a Good Thing Featured Image

Why Culture Shock is a Good Thing

As you lay snivelling and curled into the foetal position under your bed in a hostel room, you could be forgiven for concluding culture shock is bad.


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