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Easter is really weird, when you think about it. What started as a religious celebration centred on torture and resurrection has been co-opted by...

Written by: Christina Owen   If you were planning places to visit in London, would you consider a cemetery? Probably not – they belong to the dead. They’re...

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So you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and go on a gap year adventure. Packing for a whole gap year can be daunting...

Fed up with dodgy online reviews? So are we. That’s why we believe there is still plenty of room in this world for a...

Have you ever fancied owning a house in Japan? This could be your chance to get one for free. The Japanese government has launched a...

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It seems so odd that people are prepared to arrive in hordes to the Mediterranean to search for their overcrowded beach holiday when there...

Top Advice on Travelling in Croatia In the last couple of years Croatia has frequently been given the label of ‘Europe’s best kept secret’, so...

Holland Exists Outside Amsterdam Mum is gazing in dismay at a rack full of magnets with clogs on. This is nothing new – every second...

Asia

Framed by wide sandy beaches dotted by unimposing resorts, the town of Bizerte in northern Tunisia offers a quaintness unrivalled by more tourism-centred meccas...

Written by: Dave Owen Our very own Abi Hanks has just come back from travelling around amazing Japan, one of the most coveted backpacker destinations in...

Eating Fresh Fish & Spicy Tagines "If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay...

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Written by: Dave Owen We publish a lot of articles about why you should travel alone: how...

Written by: Dave Owen   You’re probably vaguely aware that the Faroe Islands exist, but a lot of...

If you’re travelling in a group, money can become a big issue. The best way...

Written by: Eleanor Aldridge You never forget the first time you go travelling. Whether it’s a gap...

s Volunteering Right for You? Volunteering abroad can be an eye opening, life-changing decision: it’s a...

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We’re all keen to visit Cuba, so I thought I’d take a look at the best things to do on the Caribbean Island. With such a fascinating...

Written by: Steph Dyson Most travellers spend months trailing other tourists and ticking off every restaurant, bar, and trek mentioned in the guidebook. There’s nothing wrong...

Lisbon, the largest and the capital city of Portugal, is one of Europe’s secret jewels. It may not get the press of its larger Spanish...