Asia

Discover the fascinating world of Asian culture and explore the world famous sights that make Asia one of the worlds most interesting travel destinations. More »

Europe

From sublime Mediterranean beaches to historic city breaks, find out what Europe really has to offer! More »

Africa

Africa is home to some of the most panoramic views and vistas in the world. Which of these wonders will you visit? More »

Australia

Planning a trip Down Under? Discover the most amazing cities, coastlines and outback country destinations! More »

South America

Explore the amazing sights of South America including the infamous Machu Picchu! More »

 

The Treats You Can’t Afford to Miss on a Shoestring Trip

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Going on a shoestring backpacking trip is one of the most exciting and affordable ways of seeing the world.

It is also pretty thrilling to move away from a comfortable lifestyle and stay in grungy hotels for a while. Eating low budget lunches on the street and trying to work out what the mystery meat really is can also add an extra bit of fun to your travels.

Sensible Tips for Staying Safe on Your Travels

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It is with a certain amount of fear of the unknown that most of us set out on our travels for the first time.

My first long trip started in Ecuador and every travel guide I read about it warned me about the dangers of being mugged, attacked, conned or generally targeted by criminals. In the end, I loved the country and its warm, friendly people. Nothing bad happened to me while I was there but maybe that was because I followed some basic tips for staying safe on my travels.

What Items Should You Pack for a Round the World Trip?

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If you are planning a long, meandering trip round the planet then sorting out your luggage is going to be one of the most important parts of the preparations.

I can still remember standing in front of a backpack that was fit to burst and wondering how to cram in all of the other stuff I thought I needed to take. Being away from home for a long time is a scary thought but that doesn’t mean that you need to try and take every single one of your possessions away with you. So what are the most important items to pack?

5 Great Weekends to Visit London

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Let’s face it; London is a magical place to visit at any time of year. In such a big and vibrant city finding something to do isn’t ever going to be much of a problem.

However, if you want to see the UK capital during a very special occasion then here are 5 weekends throughout the year worth considering.

How to Plan a Round the World Trip without Breaking Sweat

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A friend just asked me for some advice on planning a round the world trip and I realized that the first time you do this it is something incredibly difficult.

It was a while ago that I first sat down with an Atlas and saw that finding a way to go round this big old planet wasn’t going to be easy. In the end, I was happy with the way I did it, so here are my top tips for getting it right.