It’s all well and good giving advice on various bits and pieces, but sometimes what you really need is a first person account of an experience to bring something to life. Travel stories give a certain realism to the dream of travelling and are full of inspirational lessons.
We have loads of articles which offer just that in this section, so have a browse through and see through the eyes of people who have been fortunate enough to experience these amazing things and report back.
Perhaps you’ve already been there and done it, and fancy having a go at story-telling? In which case, get in touch with us and pitch an idea for an article; we love reading about your experiences, and so do all our fans.
Interview: Cassie DePecol is bidding to be the first documented woman to visit every country in the world, and the fastest person to ever do it.
We spoke to some of our contributors about their experiences of spending the holidays travelling, and where they’ll be for Christmas this year.
Spending Christmas abroad while travelling can be tough, but it doesn't need to be depressing. Make travelling at Christmas an opportunity.
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.
It's considered by many to be dangerous, but hitchhiking in Iceland is part of the culture, and a perfect way to see this amazing country.
Sarah visited Colombia as an after thought on a long trip through South America, what she didn't expect to find was beautiful scenery, warm hearts and a new holiday romance...
Israel doesn't appear on many travel bucket lists, but it's full of incredible sights and experiences that you really won't find anywhere else in the world.
Belgrade, capital of Serbia, is a city full of amazing history, culture, and nightlife. It's also impossible to navigate, even if you have a map.
Miranda Lee spent four months travelling around Europe on a double decker bus as part of an internship like no other. Here's what she has to say.
Many dream of escaping their unhappy lives, yet few ever do it. Craig Stone did it three times. We talked to him about how to make it happen.