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Travel Blog » July 2014

  1. Conservation or Exploitation? Animals and the Travel Industry

    posted by Daniel Crudge | 1 Comments

    Conservation or Exploitation? Animals and the Travel Industry

    Jul312014

    Whether having a picture taken with a sedate tiger, riding an elephant or even (in extreme cases) hunting a lion in Africa, thousands support the animal attraction industry every year. With so many of these claiming to support conservation, how many are really just cashing in on exploitation? Can there really be such a thing as ethical animal attractions?

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  2. Where to Find Monkeys With Blue Balls (Plus 8 More Adventures You Have to Take Right Now)

    posted by Manita Dosanjh | 0 Comments

    Where to Find Monkeys With Blue Balls (Plus 8 More Adventures You Have to Take Right Now)

    Jul302014

    Want to find out how to round off your summer the AWESOME way? Keep reading...

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  3. 6 cities in the Balkans you should visit now

    posted by Guest blogger - Larissa Olenicoff | 7 Comments

    6 cities in the Balkans you should visit now

    Jul242014

    Looking for a European adventure that's a little off the radar? The Balkans is where you need to be. Check out the top cities to visit in Europe's most up and coming region...

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  4. Nine hostels with private rooms that rock

    posted by Heather Thompson | 6 Comments

    Nine hostels with private rooms that rock

    Jul212014

    Hostels – wonderful places to relax, have fun and make new friends. But did you know that you can enjoy all the social benefits of hostels and still have a private room to yourself? If you fancy having your own personal space to stretch out in, you can find luxurious, comfortable and hotel-standard private rooms in hostels all over the world – some even have ensuite bathrooms! Here’s nine great examples in some of our top cities, in no particular order…

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  5. Inter Rail Europe - My top ten tips

    posted by Guest Blogger - Rob Fehily | 8 Comments

    Inter Rail Europe - My top ten tips

    Jul182014

    Thinking about an epic inter-railing trip through Europe? We've got everything you need to know right here...

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  6. Volunteer travel in Greece – 5 sweet summer gigs that will make you spill your ouzo

    posted by Guest blogger - Turner Barr | 0 Comments

    Volunteer travel in Greece – 5 sweet summer gigs that will make you spill your ouzo

    Jul172014

    Ok Ok, now that the debauched half the summer is out of the way you are starting to feel those guilt pains. A few too many mistakes, were there? Well, never mind. Why not rack up those karma points with a little volunteer work? Here's how...

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  7. Finding a job on the Greek Islands – how to work and play there this summer

    posted by Guest blogger - Turner Barr | 0 Comments

    Finding a job on the Greek Islands – how to work and play there this summer

    Jul172014

    Thinking about getting wet and wild on the Greek Islands this summer? Why not nab yourself a job and prolong your week long party-fest into a whole summer? Here's how...

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  8. Who Won an Inca Trail Trek for 2?

    posted by Hostelworld | 1 Comments

    Who Won an Inca Trail Trek for 2?

    Jul162014

    We're giving away an Inca Trail trip of a lifetime to Peru to one lucky person and a friend...

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  9. 10 tips for meeting people on the road – travel solo and never be lonely

    posted by Guest blogger - Janice Waugh | 0 Comments

    10 tips for meeting people on the road – travel solo and never be lonely

    Jul162014

    The irony of travelling solo is that you need never be alone. In fact, I often pick up and travel with another person for a few days or more. But how is this done? Check out these 10 tips.

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  10. 20 tips for solo travellers

    posted by Guest blogger - Janice Waugh | 11 Comments

    20 tips for solo travellers

    Jul162014

    People are travelling solo more and more. It’s safe and makes your trip just that, yours. You do what you want when you want. Follow these tips to have a great time.

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