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How to cure wanderlust without leaving your home

How to cure wanderlust without leaving your home

Ever thought of doing museum tours, going wildlife watching, cooking international cuisine and taking language lessons all in the span of a day? What about from the comfort of your own home? Whether you’re waiting for your next trip or just taking some chill out time, there are some easy ways to travel the world…

Dance till you drop: the best backpacker parties around the world

Dance till you drop: the best backpacker parties around the world

Some people collect passport stamps, others collect international hangovers. It’s pretty much a backpacker’s rite of passage to wake up with a sore head from the local spirit in every hostel you stumble back to. But some places have a vibe so infectious that you can’t help but crank the volume up to ‘night I’ll…

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…

Travelling the East Coast of Australia: what you need to know

Travelling the East Coast of Australia: what you need to know

The East Coast is home to some of Australia’s biggest highlights. The world’s biggest coral reef, the world’s biggest sand island, the world’s biggest roofed stadium outside North Korea, oh, and the world’s biggest (plastic) banana. Spanning more than 3000km of sun-kissed coastline, the road trip from Cairns in tropical North Queensland to hipster haven…

The 20 best destinations for backpackers to visit in 2020

The 20 best destinations for backpackers to visit in 2020

Hands up who’s already mentally spent their Christmas money on next year’s adventures? We know you’re all as totally travel obsessed as we are, which is why we’ve put together this hand-picked list of the best backpacking destinations for 2020, based on the biggest growth in bookings in the last twelve months. No travel clichés…

A local’s guide: The best things to do in Manila

A local’s guide: The best things to do in Manila

When you are planning a trip to the Philippines, people will advise you to skip Manila. Manila for many travelers is a necessary layover or a quick stop before their next trip, but it’s a city that offers so much more. It’s full of rich culture, diverse cuisine, historical landmarks and unique activities. This guide will…

8 steps to saving money for your dream trip as a broke student

8 steps to saving money for your dream trip as a broke student

Itching to see the world but don’t have the savings to do it? These student-friendly money tips will get you on your way to that dream trip, gap year or big break. Finding ‘extra’ cash for travelling is a tough ask at the best of times, and can be especially challenging when you’re a student….

10 amazing experiences in Southeast Asia for under £20

10 amazing experiences in Southeast Asia for under £20

Are you strapped for cash? An adventure-seeker on a tight budget? Want to travel but you’re worried you can’t afford to get involved in the experiences you’ve seen on the ‘gram? Well fear not. If you’ve got a backpack, a plane ticket and £20 to your name, here are the best experiences in Southeast Asia….

The only guide you’ll ever need for backpacking Fiji

The only guide you’ll ever need for backpacking Fiji

Imagine a place where the sun is always shining and the palm trees are doing a happy little dance. The water is so piercingly blue you can see straight through to the bottom of a bed of rockless sand. A cool breeze kisses your skin and fluorescent tropical fish swim by, weaving in and out…

How to be stylish when you travel

How to be stylish when you travel

Let’s face it, lugging around a 60 litre backpack while you’re trying to flag down the nearest tuktuk doesn’t conjure up the most flattering of images. When you’re on the road, style often needs to take a back seat. Sometimes you’ll find yourself limited to what’s clean (yes, you should have used that hostel washing…

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