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.
Many travellers visit Brazil's big cities - Rio and Sao Paulo - and miss out on its less bustling, more beautiful spots like Paraty and Ilha Grande.
Backpacking and gap year travel is considered something for those aged 18+ only. How hard is it to go travelling if you're 17 years old?
Amy Baker quit her job to go travelling across South America, and her story has now been published. We caught up with her to talk adventure.
Iguassu Falls is the biggest waterfall system in the world and a must-visit for anybody making the journey to either Brazil or Argentina.
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...