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The Only Hostel Packing List You’ll Ever Need

The Only Hostel Packing List You’ll Ever Need

Hostels are great for so many reasons. One of which is price – they’re a LOT cheaper than hotels! They don’t offer all of the perks a hotel offers though, so when packing for hostels you’ll need to bring along a few more items and be mindful of how you pack them. Read on for…

11 Fun & Easy Ways To Meet People While Travelling Solo

11 Fun & Easy Ways To Meet People While Travelling Solo

Want to know how to meet people while travelling alone? Well, it’s easier than you think, and no, you don’t need to be a social butterfly. Right now you may be thinking ‘but isn’t it a bit weird to talk to random strangers?!’ To that we say, welcome to the dark side, friends! The normal…

City Guide Paris, France

City Guide Paris, France

[efstabs class=”yourcustomclass”] [efstab title=”Home” active=”active”] Visiting Paris Regarded as the most romantic city in the world, Paris is definitely a wonderful place for couples to visit, although you don’t have to be travelling there with that ‘someone special’ to appreciate it. It is full of famous landmarks and museums, great places to eat and a…

City Guide Nice, France

City Guide Nice, France

[efstabs class=”yourcustomclass”] [efstab title=”Home” active=”active”] Visiting Nice Nice is trendy, cosmopolitan, chic and full of money. As it is situated beside the sea you can just picture the type of people who stay here. You’ve got it – flash and with cash. Now, backpackers aren’t known for frequenting the world’s most exclusive resorts, but with…

City Guide Interlaken, Switzerland

City Guide Interlaken, Switzerland

[efstabs class=”yourcustomclass”] [efstab title=”Home” active=”active”] Visiting Interlaken Nestled between Lakes Brienz and Thun at the base of the largest mountains in Switzerland, Interlaken is one of the country’s prime tourist locations. Home to some of the highest mountains, deepest lakes, and greenest pastures on the continent, Switzerland is one of the most picturesque destinations you…

Interview with Graham Hughes – Part II

Interview with Graham Hughes – Part II

This is Graham Hughes, the first person to visit every country in the world without setting foot on a plane. Originally from Liverpool, he now lives on his own private island off the coast of Panama, which he won on a “Survivor”-style game show. We caught up with him to discuss why he didn’t use planes…

Interview with Graham Hughes – Part I

Interview with Graham Hughes – Part I

This is Graham Hughes, the first person to visit every country in the world without setting foot on a plane. Originally from Liverpool, he now lives on his own private island off the coast of Panama, which he won on a “Survivor”-style gameshow. We caught up with him to discuss travelling by cargo ship, eating…

Meet Global Degree and learn how to travel the world

Meet Global Degree and learn how to travel the world

Mike and Alex are two normal guys with an extraordinary goal: To travel to all 192 nations in the world in 60 months. Together, they came up with the Global Degree: To graduate and earn your degree, you must visit every country in the world. Follow their epic adventures around the globe on their YouTube channel…

Pooping Abroad: How to Find the Cleanest Toilets When You’re Travelling

Pooping Abroad: How to Find the Cleanest Toilets When You’re Travelling

Toilets on mt. Kenya. Image: SuSanA Secretariat The first time I got up close and personal with a squat toilet, I was in Delhi Airport on a stopover, waiting to board a flight to Thailand. I hadn’t thought about the loo situation on my upcoming island-hopping trip – but now confronted with an alien, vacuum-moulded plastic…

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