The Ultimate Guide to Backpacking Cuba

Picture a beautiful Caribbean island, full of warm, hospitable people. Now, pour in some white sandy beaches, warm azure waters and add a dash of music.

10 intimate festivals on the backpacker trail

If there’s any better form of escapism than getting weird in a field for a whole weekend with your dearest and dearest, I’m yet to find it. It seems you guys agree wholeheartedly.

15 places to visit before they disappear

We’ve all been stuck in a hostel common room when some insufferable travel hipster is bragging, “Yeah man, you should’ve seen that place before it was cool”.

The 17 best hostels in Singapore

If you asked anyone what a major city would look like in 2050, you would probably get a pretty accurate description of Singapore.

10 things diving has taught me

When I first visited Koh Tao, one of the most diving mad islands in the world, I only intended to stay for a week.

Top 10 things to do in Mexico

Looking for your next amazing adventure? How does 6000 miles of pristine coastline with some of the most idyllic beaches in the world sound? Maybe you want to explore ancient ruins

10 things to do in Cappadocia

Cappadocia is one of Turkey’s most Instagrammable cities, and when it’s up against the likes of Istanbul, Pamukkale and Fethiye, that’s truly saying something! From the underground

Top 16 Things to do in Istanbul

Straddling two continents either side of the mighty Bosphorus River, Istanbul is a mesmerising meeting place of Europe and Asia that every backpacker should experience with their o

The 9 Best Hostels in Bratislava

If you’re planning to organise the coolest road trip around Europe, you have to – yes it’s an order – make a stop in Bratislava, Slovakia! With its fascinat

10 best hostels for solo female travellers 2019

With International Women’s Day coming up, we think it’s time to celebrate every kick-ass woman who’s traversing the globe in search of their next adventure, and to encourage every

The 8 best hostels in Lima, Peru

How to find the best hostels in Lima for your trip Lima, the capital of Perú, is a vibrant city full of colours, culture and music. Oh! And wonderful beaches 😉.