The southern Balkans – Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo – is emerging from its troubled past to rebrand itself in its own unique way. Stunning mountainscapes,...

Backpackers could spend an entire gap year debating which Aussie state is the greatest and never agree on an answer. We’re willing to bet...

The sun gives life but it can also be aging and drying. So if you are planning an escape to sunny climes get prepared....

You’ve saved some money and chosen your volunteering placement. Now the real planning begins! Making sure you’re properly prepared can feel pretty overwhelming. To...

Written by: Vicky Philpott The best tools for travel have changed. Using Tinder to date while travelling is now one of the most useful ways to...

Written by: Christina Owen There’s a chance that when US Highway 66 was completed in 1926, the minds behind it didn’t realise that they had created...

Written by: Fran Tatman It lies on dusty bus station floors and sinks into golden sands on the beach; it gets thrown unceremoniously on top of...

Written by: Vicky Philpott   Travelling is a time to relax and enjoy yourself, and that should start from the minute you leave the house to reach...

Many people dream of backpacking around Europe and visiting its many diverse countries and cultures, yet many are also put off by the exorbitant price tag....

Crowded out by the nearby hotspots of Croatia and Greece, Montenegro often gets unfairly forgotten. We believe it deserves to be scratched off every backpacker’s map, so...