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Why It’s Better to Travel with Friends

We publish a lot of articles about why you should travel alone: how it empowers young people to see the...

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No travel insurance? These are the world’s most expensive countries to stay in hospital

It might be the least exciting part of going abroad, but leaving home without travel insurance could end up costing...

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How a Disabled Man Travelled the World Carried By His Friends: We Carry Kevan Interview

Travel is for everyone. It’s something the industry frequently espouses but often fails to deliver, particularly when it comes to...

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The Best Things to Do in Munich (That Aren’t Oktoberfest)

There’s no beating around the bush: Munich means Oktoberfest. Millions of beer lovers travel there every year for sixteen days...

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There was a travel insurance claim EVERY MINUTE in 2017

Well over half a million travel insurance claims were logged last year, according to insurers – that’s almost one claim...

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The Belize Barrier Reef is no longer endangered

UNESCO has removed the Belize Barrier Reef from its list of endangered World Heritage Sites. The reef, the second largest...

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London tourists are really annoyed about Big Ben

Big Ben is one of London’s – and the world’s – most famous landmarks (please don’t tell us that actually...

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A Day in the Life of a Marine Conservation Volunteer in Mozambique

Intrigued by the idea of volunteering abroad but don’t know exactly what’s involved? I was too until I found myself...

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How to Get Paid to Travel on a Luxury Yacht: Working on Superyachts

Imagine working on a luxury yacht, earning thousands in cash tips – alongside a high salary, travelling to some of...

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New Zealand to introduce a tourist tax

The New Zealand government has revealed that it’s planning to introduce a tax on most international arrivals. The tax, which...

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Two Weeks Experiencing the Unmissable Highlights of Japan

Our very own Abi Hanks has just come back from travelling around amazing Japan, one of the most coveted backpacker...

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The Best Things to Do in Michigan That Prove the Great Lakes Are Essential USA

Michigan, split across two separate peninsulas to the north of the USA, is one of the most scenic states in...

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5 Cities in Taiwan You Can’t Afford to Miss

Taiwan’s status as an up-and-coming backpacking hotspot means many travellers are only aware of capital city Taipei. They spend a...

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Would you fly on a windowless plane?

You could soon be flying around the world on planes without windows, as Emirates Airline has revealed a new First...

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Non-stop flights between London and Sydney could be coming soon

Non-stop flights from London to Sydney have moved a step closer to reality, after the Australian airline Qantas revealed it...

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101 of the Most Incredible Things to Do in New Zealand

New Zealand is famous the world over for its incredible scenery, ranging from sweeping mountains to vast underground cave systems,...

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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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