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The Big Interview: Trekking the Himalayas With No Modern Equipment
In 1911, now legendary explorer and writer Alexandra David‐Neél gave up her comfortable life in Europe to travel around Asia,…
7 Ways Travellers Can Protect the Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is one of Australia’s greatest natural wonders, but due to climate change it’s in critical danger. Here’s a guide to a few simple things all travellers can do to help protect it.
5 Unmissable Wildlife Experiences in Belize
Belize has long been an up-and-coming backpacking destination, and this is in large part due to its incredible abundance of wildlife volunteering projects.
Visiting Cambodia’s Killing Fields
Beggars. We’ve all experienced them. Nobody enjoys being stopped and asked for money…
5 Essentials to Pack for Camping on Your Gap Year
So you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and go on a gap year adventure. Packing for a whole gap…
10 of the Coolest Things to Do in Cuba
We’re all keen to visit Cuba, so I thought I’d take a look at the best things to do on…
101 of the Most Incredible Things You Can See and Do in Australia
From hooning around Fraser Island in a 4×4 to playing the digeridoo to swimming under beautiful waterfalls, this is the ultimate Aussie bucket list!
5 Things I Learned Diving with Crocodiles at Crocosaurus Cove
Crocosaurus Cove is the only place in Australia where you can dive with saltwater crocodiles. We went along to see what it’s all about.
A Backpacker’s Guide to Darwin, Australia
Darwin is one of Australia’s best cities for backpackers, so we’ve put together a complete guide to everything you need to enjoy it.
7 Steps to Super Chilled Travelling
Travelling – getting on planes, trains, and automobiles – can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are our tips for staying chill when you travel.
Captivated in Kakadu: An Otherworldly Experience
A trip to Kakadu National Park in Australia’s Northern Territory showed us a wild, incredible place unlike any other in the world.
5 Things to Do When You Land in Bangkok
Landing in Bangkok for the first time can be an overwhelming experience. So we’ve put together a quick
list of everything you should do first.
5 Days Touring the Northern Territory
Dave Owen has just returned from an epic trip to Australia’s Northern Territory. We asked him some questions about the trip.
Top 5 Things to do in Darwin, Australia
Darwin and Australia’s Top End is home to some of the country’s most incredible natural wonders and some of the best things to do.
How to See Paris on a Backpacker Budget
Paris is a beautiful, unmissable city, but it can also be expensive. We’ve put together some advice to seeing Paris on even the tightest budget.
7 Great Places to Ski Outside Europe
When you go skiing it’s probably in one of the familiar European destinations. Why not be adventurous and go a little further afield?
Working in Australia
Working in Australia is perfect for many backpackers, so if you want to work and travel on your gap year then read our guide to working in Australia.
The Top 10 Instagram Spots in Canada
Canada has natural beauty and diversity that’s hard to beat. If you want the best photos for your Instagram feed, here’s where you need to go.
A Month in New Zealand: Ultimate Itinerary
A month in New Zealand requires expert planning to make sure you miss nothing. We’ve put together a guide to seeing all New Zealand’s best places.
What is a Gap Year?
What is a gap year? A gap year is taking time out between life stages; it can be anywhere, for any length of time, doing anything you want to do!
New tech could end turbulence when flying
Turbulence when you’re flying can be an unsettling experience. New technology, soon to be tested, has the potential to end turbulence for good.Read More
The Top 9 Things to Do in Goa, India
Goa is India’s little slice of paradise, and increasingly popular destination for backpackers. Here are the things you shouldn’t miss while you’re there.
Top 11 Ways to Stay out of Trouble on Your Gap Year
Your gap year should be all about adventure and fun, but that shouldn’t come at the cost of getting into serious trouble. Be careful out there!