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Best Travel Advice you’ve ever been given?

A few months ago, Lonely Planet published an article on the world’s worst travel advice which got me thinking – what is the world’s BEST travel advice?! I asked a few people – both first time travellers and experienced nomads – what is as the best advice you have ever been given, and put their answers together with mine!

Best places to watch the Sun set around the Globe…

Some of my best travel memories were made while I watched the sunset over rivers, mountains or cityscapes around the world. I’m sure that the sunsets I’ve witnessed are pretty much unbeatable, but decided to ask a bunch of other travellers to send in their pics too…

Language hiccups abroad… Do you know your cajones from your cojones??

Us Brits aren’t particularly known for our language skills when abroad… Happily however, there are many people out there who DO make an effort with foreign languages – Unfortunately, their efforts do not always go to plan!

Is a charity challenge on your bucket list for 2013?

If you’ve got the urge to do something different in 2013 and want to see the world and push your physical limits at the same time, here are a few suggestions to get the juices flowing…

Travel Safe for a Trip You’ll Never Forget…

Everybody deserves to experience their travel dreams for real but all too often, those dreams can turn into a nightmare, so here’s how to ensure you have a trip you’ll never forget, but for all the right reasons!

Top Tips for Seeking Out the Northern Lights this Winter…

Last winter visitors to the Northern Lights were treated to spectacular Aurora displays… read our top ten tips to best experience the world’s greatest light show this autumn and winter..!

Cigars, Castro & Coconut-laden palms…Cuba

What springs to mind when you think of Cuba? Cigars, Castro and coconut-laden palms? Cuba is all of these things and much, much more. Whether you’ve got a thirst for adventure or a thirst for a fruity cocktail in a beach hut, the fabulous Caribbean island of Cuba is happy to oblige…

Off Piste In Norway: Careful You Can’t Affjord Avalanches

SO WHAT IS the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Norway? For me it is Vikings. I’m not sure why? Maybe it is a lack of knowledge about Scandinavian history, who knows? What I don’t think of is skiing, but apparently it should be the first thing. They say they invented it…

Glamping: Not just a Summer Thing!

The glorious weather we have been experiencing lately really does make camping a great choice for a summer holiday. However with the precarious summer weather that no doubt will not last, and the soon approaching colder months that will be here before we know it, it is great to know that glamping does not just have to be ‘a summer thing’.

How to make your US adventure even more thrilling

Going on holiday to the USA is an adventure in itself – but if you’re an adrenalin junkie, you can make it even more thrilling. When I visited America I found there was something new to try at every destination I visited…

A guide to Machu Picchu

A favourite destination for trekkers, Peru is a fascinating country with a rich culture that oozes natural beauty. Of course, when it comes to treks here, Machu Picchu trips top pretty much everyone’s list – and reading our guide can tell you exactly why.

Guest Post: Ladakh, Kingdom of Nomads…

One adventurer shares his experiences of his time in the Ladakh region of India. Trekking across the Changthang plateau, meeting the local nomads and creating memories that will last forever…

Talking Road Trips with Charley Boorman…

We’re very excited about ‘Charley Boorman’s African Adventure’ which will be hitting our screens later this autumn and were lucky enough to catch up with him earlier this year to chat about his love for adventure and tips for overland travel…

Video Interview: A Journey from Rome to Home…

Tommy and girlfriend Jessie set off on a 3000 mile bicycle trip from Rome to Home, averaging around 50 miles a day! Having never done anything on this scale before they certainly had their work cut out! As soon as we first heard about their trip, we just had to find out more, so we cornered them for an exclusive interview so that they could tell us all about what they got up to….

Interview With An Adventurer…

“At some point you have to wonder whether life is meant to be lived...

Travel China Overland: Surviving those train journeys

In Part Two of our Guide to Train Travel in China we thought it may be useful to go into a bit more detail about the train journeys themselves and how to survive those never-ending miles and answer the question of Hard Sleeper or Soft Sleeper?!

China Overland…why train travel is the only way to go!

Booking tickets, finding stations and planning your route is much more straightforward than many travel agents and booking services would have you think, so to enable you to travel independently around China and avoid paying extortionate agency fees, we’ve put together a little Guide to Train Travel in China…

Video Interview: A Journey from Rome to Home…

Tommy and girlfriend Jessie set off on a 3000 mile bicycle trip from Rome to Home, averaging around 50 miles a day! Having never done anything on this scale before they certainly had their work cut out! As soon as we first heard about their trip, we just had to find out more, so we cornered them for an exclusive interview so that they could tell us all about what they got up to….

Tips for Travelling the Trans Siberian Rail

Siberia isn’t somewhere we all get to see. It’s a vast wilderness, home...

Two Wheel Adventure… Cycle Camping

You’ve heard of backpacking, campervanning, hiking and horse riding… you may have experienced bus travel; rail travel or even hitchhiked your way to adventure, but something you may have overlooked is the increasingly popular trend of cycle camping.

Xin chào Vietnam! Hong Kong to Hanoi Overland…

China and South East Asia are one of the best regions in the world to travel...

Ear Peace at one of London’s ‘noisiest’ hostels…

LGA Review: “There are cockroaches in the kitchen and the toilets smell...