Monte toro sunset

5 Best Things to see in Menorca

Ibiza and Mallorca may steal all the limelight, but they also steal most of the package tourists so while those guys are all lined up on 10 million sun beds on the a crowded beach, you can explore the less spoilt of the Spanish Balearic isl...
Che grafiti

5 Reasons to Go Backpacking in Cuba

Cuba has been opening up more and more over the last decade and there’s never been a better time to grow a Che Guevara style beard (you too ladies) and head over, backpack strapped on your back, and wander around this very awesome co...
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Best 5 nightclubs in Beijing

Backpacking in China is real traveling – difficult language, huge culture shock, crazy foods and general mass confusion so when it all gets a little much for you, find a place to kick back, grab a long-island and forget all the chaos...
Monument Valley

Top 5 Things to Do in Arizona

Arizona may be dusty, desolate and difficult to access but if you make the effort to get here, you’ll be rewarded with some of the US’s most amazing natural landscapes. This should be a definite stop if you’re driving a...
Overpacked luggage

How To: Traveling with a Guy

The whole “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” thing is a bit overplayed in my estimation.  However, I can’t deny that there are fundamental ways that we’re just wired differently.  Between you and me...
Black River Gorges National Park Mauritius

Off the Beaten Path in Mauritius

Mauritius is a magical land filled with history, beautiful scenery, and exotic animals.  The people are unique and friendly and share an original history.  Though Mauritius has already been discovered by the hordes of package tour...
Partying in Tenerife

Partying in Spain: Island or Mainland?

Spain has more than its fair share of beaches, cities and party hotspots. The difference though between this country and others is that these partying Mecca’s are not found in or around the same place or dominated by one big city or...
Ka'a'awa Valley

A Perfect Day in Paradise – Oahu, Hawaii

With the soft blue waters of Waikiki beach awaiting you and the lush greens of Diamond Head Crater beckoning in the distance, it may seem crazy to even think of prying yourself away from the beautiful city of Honolulu. Oahu, however, has it...
Cumbria Lake District

Backpacking in Cumbria

Cumbria is a county in the North West of England, famous for Hadrian’s wall (UNESCO site) and it’s awesome national park – the Lake District (which, as rumour has it, is going to become a UNESCO world heritage spot very...
Il Veggetariano

Three veggie restaurants in Florence

A bad place to be a vegetarian or veggie would be Argentina, or Spain where beef is an essential part of the food. But fortunately enough for you, veggies around the world, I will talk about a good country to be a vegetarian: Undoubtedly, I...

5 Items Not To Pack When You Travel

Packing for your travels is a stressful activity, and the default answer is to pack too much. Not a good idea when you’ll be lugging your backpack around bus stations and hostels for months on end. I’ve covered what you should p...
Machu Picchu

5 Things to See in Peru

For those looking for an exciting holiday, Peru is a feast of archaeological sights, fascinating cultural history and incredible natural environment- to name just a few! There is no shortage of things to see and do in Peru, but here are 5 o...

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