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These Beaches Prove Taiwan Is Unmissable on Any Asia Trip

What makes the perfect beach? White sand, gold sand, pebbles… or maybe you care about the range of activities on...

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You’re Not a True Foodie Until You’ve Tried Taiwanese Food

Any hardcore backpacker worth their gourmet sea salt considers themselves an expert in the many delicious varieties of Asian cuisine....

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Here’s Why Employers Want to Hire Former Travellers

Many young people who undertake an extended period of travel worry that it will hinder their ability to find a...

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Inside the Incredible Lives of the Storm Chasers

Another massive supercell thunderstorm was raging across the vast, flat landscape of the American Midwest, obliterating everything in its path...

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Kangaroos are biting tourists who feed them KFC to get selfies

Kangaroos are an Australian icon, and a selfie with one is bound to rack up the Instagram likes. This trend...

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Why a Motorhome is the Best Way to Explore New South Wales

The abundant and amazingly varied natural beauty of New South Wales in Australia begs to be explored as thoroughly as...

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These Day Trips from Sydney Prove New South Wales is the Ultimate State in Australia

If you’re travelling to Australia for the first time, you’ll probably be heading to Sydney in New South Wales. And...

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5 Ways Byron Bay and Beyond Will Change How You Think About Life

It’s not difficult to see why Byron Bay and the north coast of New South Wales, Australia is one of...

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9 Truly Amazing Stops on the Grand Pacific Drive, and Beyond

Australia is widely – and rightly – regarded as one of the finest road trip destinations in the world. Its...

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The EU is giving young people free InterRail tickets to travel Europe

Train travel is undoubtedly the best way to explore Europe, with almost the entire continent being connected by rail. The...

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Nightlife in the Gold Coast

There’s a frankly ridiculous amount of things to do on Australia’s Gold Coast: amazing beaches perfect for relaxing or catching...

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The Commonwealth Games kick off in the Gold Coast

The 21st Commonwealth Games have officially kicked off in the Gold Coast, Australia. The spectacular opening ceremony drew upon Australia’s...

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‘The Beach’ beach to close to public

The beach in Thailand made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio film ‘The Beach’ is due to close for four months....

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World’s first non-stop UK to Australia flight completes journey

The first ever direct commercial flight between London and Australia has successfully touched down at Heathrow Airport. In 2015, we...

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The Top 5 Maya Sites in Belize You Shouldn’t Miss

One of the most amazing things about a visit to Belize exploring the ruins of the ancient Maya civilisation left...

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The Top 5 Water Activities on the Gold Coast

It’s probably not much of a surprise that somewhere called the Gold Coast is one of the best places in...

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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,...

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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....

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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...

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Visiting Cambodia’s Killing Fields

Beggars. We've all experienced them. Nobody enjoys being stopped and asked for money...

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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...

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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...

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101 of the Most Incredible Things You Can See and Do in Australia

From hooning around Fraser Island in a 4x4 to playing the digeridoo to swimming under beautiful waterfalls, this is the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Climbing Uluru will be banned from 2019

Visitors to Uluru in Australia will no longer be able to climb the famous red rock when a complete ban...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Working in Australia

Working in Australia is perfect for many backpackers, so if you want to work and travel on your gap year...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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9 Super Annoying Things About Travelling with Your Best Mate

The idea of travelling the world with your best mate seems like the best thing ever. Until you're there and...

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