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.
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.
What do camp counselors really get up to at Summer Camp? Rebecca Root spills the beans and tells us all about it... and it's not all about looking after kids.
Sognefjellsvegen is a beautiful highway in Norway, the highest mountain pass in Northern Europe and a contender for most breathtaking road trip.
China is full of strange natural sights, among them the Bamboo Sea, a vast forest of bamboo plants, deserted outside of peak tourist season.
A million people a year visit Machu Picchu, but only 8,000 see Ciudad Perdida, Colombia's 'Lost City.' This is true off-the-beaten-track travel.
Laura Jane Williams swore a vow of celibacy and travelled the world after having her heart broken. Now her story has been published as a memoir.