Jul 29 2015
9 places you should get to before they’re going..going..gone


Sumatra’s Rainforest, Indonesia The rainforests of Sumatra are areas of outstanding natural beauty – and are the habitat of some pretty adorable Sumatran orang-utans. There are also endangered Sumatran tigers, pygmy elephants and Sumatran rhinos – we’re talking about an amazing ecosystem here. The … Continue reading

Jul 16 2015
Can you guess the 7 Wonders of the Natural World?


We bet you can’t name the 7 Wonders of the Natural World You probably think you can name the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. But we bet you can’t. Try it. Start bandying around suggestions. What have got? The Grand Canyon?  Nope. The … Continue reading

Jul 9 2015
10 of the most colourful towns on Earth


If you need to brighten your day, take a look at these beautiful, vibrant, colourful towns. There’s something optimistic about colour – these are places of warmth, vitality, artistic spirit and hopefulness. They’ll make you want to go home and convince all your neighbours … Continue reading

Jul 9 2015
28 sure signs that you are totally addicted to travel


Has your family become a little worried about your nomadic ways? Do your friends talk about your lack of commitments behind your back? Pffff. Who cares. Domestic stability is overrated. Or, just maybe, you could have a problem. Here’s 28 signs that you could … Continue reading

Jun 22 2015
7 Reasons You Should Quit Your Job And Travel Now


OK, so we don’t want to tell you what to do with your life. Do what you want to do. Whatever makes you happy. But don’t waste it. Don’t have regrets about things you should have done. Don’t sit back and watch and wonder how other … Continue reading

Jun 21 2015
8 Unique Eco-Friendly Hotels You Need To Experience


It’s the ultimate eco-tourism idea. Use local resources to build your hotel. Don’t ship in wood from Malaysia and stone from Italy – just pick up whatever is lying around and build with that. Here are eight unusual places to stay that are as eco-friendly as … Continue reading

Jun 10 2015
Urban Break – The Best Things To Do In Siem Reap, Cambodia


So, you’re finally getting yourself to Cambodia to visit the magnificent Angkor Wat. You’ve got a couple of days to spend in Siem Reap while you visit the temples. What to do? What’s that you said? You haven’t booked a trip to Cambodia yet? … Continue reading

Jun 9 2015
6 Solstice Festivals To Help You Escape The Winter Blues This June


Summer is over. The dark, cold, miserable days of winter lie ahead. No! You don’t have to think that way. That’s just a state of mind. OK, so it’s also the state of the thermometer and the position of Earth in relation to the sun … … Continue reading

May 20 2015
All Your Inca Trail Questions Answered


It’s one of the greatest walks in the world. The Inca Trail has got the lot – stunning scenery, amazing Incan ruins, great walking. If you like hiking and haven’t done it … well, what have you been doing? You should do it, seriously. … Continue reading

May 18 2015
Six Reasons To Take The L Train To Brooklyn

Suzanne Bearne

Thanks to Girls (Lena Dunham’s Hannah lives in Greenpoint) and the opening of the Barclays Center, home to the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, the New York City borough of Brooklyn is on everybody’s radar. One-time Brooklyn-ite Suzanne Bearne shares six reasons you should hop … Continue reading