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Spending Christmas abroad while travelling can be tough, but it doesn't need to be depressing. Make travelling at Christmas an opportunity.
Have you been loving Planet Earth II? You can experience it yourself by volunteering with one of these ethical conservation projects.
When you travel you'll often have small realisations or moments of epiphany that make you realise why you went backpacking in the first place.
The idea of travelling can be difficult if you struggle with anxiety, but if you follow these seven steps, you can make things easier on yourself.
A winter break from school, university, or work can be the perfect time to go travelling. Here are some ideas for where to escape to this Christmas.
Coming home from travelling can be more difficult than people expect. There are so many everyday things that seem strange. Here's how to cope.
The 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster has created a morbidly fascinating tourist attraction in the form of its Exclusion Zone and ghost towns.
Before your first backpacking adventure you'll have loads of questions and fears. We're here to answer all those nagging questions.
Krakow has over 200 bars, and here we've put together a list of those that are best for backpackers; no dress code or huge entrance fee.
Money is an issue when travelling, especially when going as part of a group. Here are some essential group money management tips.