9 Best Places to Travel Around the World

“Exploration is the essence of the human spirit.” There are lots of places to explore in the world. Your travel doesn’t have to be limited to where you live or what you read in a book; there are lots of exciting places to experience in the real world. Travelling is worth every penny you will […]

Travel Tips for Your First “Intense” Vacation – Part 1

So, you’re a world traveler. You’ve spent your time in the cultural capitals of Europe and experienced the diversity of the U.S. You’ve been to the touristy islands in the Caribbean or Mediterranean and gone for business to one of the mega-cities of Asia. Maybe you’ve slummed it backpacking in Latin America or Southeast Asia […]

6 Reasons Travel is good for your CV

6 Reasons why backpacking is good for your CV. A lot of us know the feeling of trawling through page upon page of job adverts, looking for one that doesn’t ask for ten years of experience, four degrees and a gold Olympic medal… But what so many employers don’t understand is that yes, we might […]

A Backpackers Guide to Packing

A simple guide to packing for backpackers! If you’re one of those travellers for whom the days before a departure are more about anticipation than preparation, chances are you’ve often found yourself stuffing everything but the kitchen sink into your bag with just minutes to go before your plane/train/automobile is due to depart. You’ll know, […]

Safety Tips for Backpackers by Safety Scouts Advice

Safety tips for backpackers in Europe. Europe is a wonderful region to travel through, but unfortunately scams and cons are common and are often targeted at unsuspecting tourists. Helping tourists stay safe was the inspiration for Christophe Gadenne’s animated series ‘Safety Scouts Advice’. During his time as a French police man, he came across thousands […]

The Best Travel Advice We’ve Ever Been Given

Experience is the best teacher. If you don’t have your own, borrow from others learning. Any advice is always better than no advice, and coming from an experienced soul, be sure it will have something for you to take from. Listed below are some of the best travel advice we’ve ever come across, from the […]

Simple budgeting tips for backpackers travelling through Asia

  Setting a budget whilst travelling long-term can seem like a daunting task. It is one of those decisions where you have to work out how much you have to spend, where you’re going to travel to, and what activities you want like to do. The bonus about backpacking through Asia is that it can […]