The best places to visit in Cambodia for beach bums, party animals and foodies

The best places to visit in Cambodia for beach bums, party animals and foodies

Nestled between Thailand and Vietnam, Cambodia is an essential stop on any backpacking adventure around South East Asia, with a huge array of attractions and truly unique Khmer culture. Food lovers can fill up on fragrant dishes in busy cities and pretty towns across the country, while beach bums are spoilt for choice when it…

Sand, souks and secret gardens – the 10 best places to visit in Morocco

Sand, souks and secret gardens – the 10 best places to visit in Morocco

Secret gardens, towering mountains, medieval cities, bright blue houses, legendary caves and epic fortresses. You might think I was talking about somewhere in Europe, but all these things can be found just across the Med in the spellbinding country of Morocco. It might be best known for camels and tagines, but there’s way more to…

The ultimate South Africa itinerary for backpackers

The ultimate South Africa itinerary for backpackers

‘Hamba Kahle’ (go well), ‘let’s have a braai’  (barbeque) and ‘it was so lekker’ (awesome/good/tasty) are just a few of the phrases you’ll hear in the medley of languages when you touch down in South Africa. With eleven national tongues and cultural groups to match, South Africa is a chaotic cultural hive which will have…

Camino de Santiago route planner – everything you need to know to start your journey

Camino de Santiago route planner – everything you need to know to start your journey

Looking for a Camino de Santiago route planner? Look no further! Walking the Camino is the dream of many travellers from all over the world who want to explore in a different way. I’ve been dreaming about the Camino since I was 13, when I read ‘The Pilgrimage’ by Paulo Coelho. This year, I turned…

Avoid the obvious! 15 alternative things to do in South America

Avoid the obvious! 15 alternative things to do in South America

South America’s Gringo Trail is a well-trodden path for good reason – it’s brilliant. Nothing quite beats seeing the sun rise over Machu Picchu, or partying in Rio, but why limit your travels to the places you’ve already seen in a million Instagram stories? There are thousands of alternative things to do in South America…

10 underrated European cities for your alternative adventure

10 underrated European cities for your alternative adventure

While traveller hotspots like Paris and Prague have earned their popularity, there are so many underrated European cities crying out to be explored. Beyond the smaller crowds and lower prices, there are serious perks to travelling to lesser-visited spots. Firstly, it’s a more sustainable way to travel – you’re taking pressure off of over-touristed places…

A backpacker’s guide to Berlin LGBT nightlife

A backpacker’s guide to Berlin LGBT nightlife

Berlin is the party capital of Europe, famed for being a hedonistic wonderland of sex, drugs, and rockin’ techno. If you’re an LGBT traveller looking to let your hair down and have a good time, it’s hard to think of a place better suited than Berlin. The German capital has been considered a gay hotspot…

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