Category: Travel Tips

13 Advantages of organised group travel Friends watching the sunset on sand dunes

13 Advantages of organised group travel

Have you been dreaming of going travelling, but haven’t got around to planning a trip? Behind every amazing adventure is someone organising it. Unless you’re an obsessive planner, travel logistics can take the fizz out of your Mojito. All that hostel booking, itinerary planning, and general no-good worrying can take the joy out of packing…

Where to stay in Singapore: A neighbourhood guide

Where to stay in Singapore: A neighbourhood guide

Singapore was once considered more of a stop-over than a destination, but with so much to see in this exciting and stunning city, passing it by should be out of the question. We’re running through the contenders for the best area to stay in Singapore. Over the years, Singapore has accrued many accolades – cleanest,…

Where to stay in Seattle: a neighbourhood guide

Where to stay in Seattle: a neighbourhood guide

Heading to the USA’s west coast? Do yourself a favour and visit Seattle – I think I’ve just found your new favourite US city. While Seattle still flies relatively under the radar of the backpacker masses, that peace and quiet won’t last for long with everything it has to offer visitors. Seattle may be a…

Where to stay in Miami: a neighbourhood guide

Where to stay in Miami: a neighbourhood guide

“Welcome to the city where the heat is on”. These iconic words have come to sum up the party loving, culture obsessed city of Miami, where fast and furious fun is the aim of the game. Read on for the scoop on where to stay in Miami. Dubbed the ‘Magic City’ for its rapid expansion…

Where to stay in Dublin: a neighbourhood guide

Where to stay in Dublin: a neighbourhood guide

Ah Dublin, the upbeat traditional capital of the famous green Isle. From the trendy muraled streets of Portobello to the cobbled alleys of Temple Bar, Dublin is full of excitement and secrets far beyond the usual traveller experiences. But where’s the best area to stay in Dublin? Dublin is known for its grand history, creamy…

An essential guide to a working holiday in the UK

An essential guide to a working holiday in the UK

A working holiday in the UK is a one-of-a-kind experience. Not only do you have access to the exciting global hub that’s London, but also cool cities like Edinburgh, Liverpool and Manchester, beautiful landmarks like the white cliffs of Dover and Hadrian’s Wall, and everything in between, including Cadbury, ‘Spoons and bangers and mash. Trust…

What happens when you travel with strangers?

What happens when you travel with strangers?

Would you ever travel with a stranger? Or with someone you just met online? Travel can open your eyes and your mind to an abundance of experiences, environments, languages and cultures, but what about the people we meet along the way? Whether it’s someone we meet in a Facebook group, on a tour or in…

Honky tonks, hostels and rock and roll: the ultimate tour of the best music cities in the US

Honky tonks, hostels and rock and roll: the ultimate tour of the best music cities in the US

Are you the ultimate music All-Star and wanna get your game on? Maybe you’re a Material Girl who needs an experience rather than another shopping trip? It’s time to Shake It Off and Lose Yourself in the different types of music that these incredible cities have to offer! Grab your guitar, cowboy boots and that…

The ultimate guide to backpacking Guatemala

The ultimate guide to backpacking Guatemala

This Central American country is a little less travelled than some of its neighbours, but the República de Guatemala is turning heads as backpackers come to explore. Mountains and volcanoes dominate the landscape from Quetzaltenango to Lake Atitlan and Antigua. Head further north into the middle of the country and the mountains disappear and are…

Not today Cupid! The best romantic destinations that aren’t just for couples

Not today Cupid! The best romantic destinations that aren’t just for couples

Solo travel is an incredible experience, because you get to see the world at your own pace and focus on your own interests – the earth is waiting for you to explore it! It’s annoying for us solo backpackers that some destinations are typically considered to be for couples – the most romantic destinations in…

Scroll to Top