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, […]

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 […]

Some tips to remember while travelling in South East Asia

Some quick tips to remember while travelling in South East Asia or other ASIAN countries… I’m sure most of you have heard about the ‘Malaysian mountain scandal’ by now. Where a group of over enthusiastic backpackers had a naked photo-shoot on top of one of Borneo’s most sacred locations. This unfortunately led to not only […]

Why New Zealand is the best place to take a Gap year!

Gap Years in New Zealand There are essentially three rules in life. Rule 1 – don’t panic. Rule 2 – don’t PANIC! Rule 3 – DON’T PA…. well I think you get the idea. The same applies to taking a GAP YEAR. Whether you’re leaving school and this is your first time away from home; […]