Entries in travel (284)

Monday
Sep252017

5 Cool Travel  Careers

If travelling is one of your passions in life you might be wondering how you could turn it into a career and potentially make it a lifestyle. There are many careers out there that allow you to travel the world; here we talk you through 5 of the best!

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Wednesday
Sep202017

The dark side of wildlife  souvenirs

Everyone likes to buy souvenirs to bring home with them after their travels; they can be a great way to remember your trip. However, some of the souvenirs on offer around the world have a dark secret and could be seriously harming the local wildlife.

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Thursday
Sep142017

Travelling The Silk  Road

For many, the term “The Silk Road” evokes the image of a myth-laden landscape on whose path many legendary figures have trodden: from Marco Polo to Kublai Khan, its terrains have seen the migration of goods and ideas across the centuries. Why did it end and what does it look like today? Read on for our modern-day guide to the Silk Road!

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Thursday
Sep072017

Top 5 Countries to Visit for Birdwatching 

Birds are amazing creatures that are extremely diverse and interesting. From the smallest hummingbird to the tallest ostrich, from seed-eating sparrows to sloth-eating harpy eagles, this article talks you through some of the most interesting birds in the world and the amazing countries where you can find them.

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Monday
Sep042017

Country Profile – Trinidad and  Tobago

This Caribbean twin-island offers electric nightlife, an annual Carnival and some of the best experiences that the natural world can offer – Trinidad and Tobago remains unchanged by tourism and is therefore replete with an unspoiled beauty that is rare in most islands nations.

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Tuesday
Aug292017

The Best Destinations For Adrenaline  Junkies

From bungee jumping off bridges to abseiling down rocky cliffs, activities tailored for thrill seekers are gaining popularity around the world. In this article we talk you through our top 5 travel destinations for those seeking an adrenaline rush.

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Thursday
Aug242017

Top 5 Places To Visit In  India

No two regions of India are the same and the extent to the cultural, religious and philosophical history of Indian civilisation is difficult to match. Although difficult to condense, we’ve picked 5 places that are fundamental to any travel-itinerary and especially to backpackers touring India this summer!

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Wednesday
Aug232017

Is Green Air Travel  Possible?

Air travel: once coined as the “biggest carbon sin” by the New York Times, the most popular form of transport is responsible for emitting particulates and gasses that contribute to climate change and global dimming. But could a green alternative be on the horizon?

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Friday
Aug182017

5 Nomadic  Cultures

With urban populations on a definite rise and the increasing international modernisation, sometimes it’s easy to forget about the continued existence of nomadic cultures. Dealing with the threat of climate change, industrialisation and the pull of technology, such traveling peoples face an uncertain future.

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Wednesday
Aug162017

Can We Guess Your Next Trip Based On Your  Eco-Knowledge?

Think you know your Arctic Ice Cap from your Tundra Biome? Test your eco-knowledge and we'll guess which project is your next!

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Friday
Aug112017

Top 5 Greatest Railway  Journeys

Trains are more than cheap and practical vehicles; travel writer Paul Theroux once said, "I have seldom heard a train go by and not wished I was on it" and we agree! Some of the most alluring destinations can be visited by train so read on to discover 5 of the world’s greatest rail journeys!

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Tuesday
Aug082017

The History of  Travel

If there’s one thing that has followed humanity through our existence, it’s our need to move around and see new places. From early humans migrating away from their African homeland to gap year students leaving behind their hometowns in search of adventure, one thing is clear: we have always loved to travel.

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Friday
Aug042017

Top 5 Ways To Travel Through  Asia

The largest continent on Earth has a multitude of transport options but none will ever be enough to even nearly cover the vast expanses! Nevertheless, here are our top 5 ways to travel through Central and South-East Asia to begin a lifetime of experiencing these culture-rich nations.

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Wednesday
Aug022017

QUIZ: Which Shark Species Are  You?

There are around 400 species of shark in the world, all with unique characteristics - not every shark is like the great white in Jaws! Find out which type of shark you are by taking our quiz!

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Tuesday
Aug012017

The Trans-Siberian  Railway

One of the most famous railway journeys in the world, crossing seven time zones and hypnotic landscapes, the Trans-Siberian Railway is considered the epitome of adventure. Some of the bleakest and most beautiful areas of the world can be seen through its carriage windows, and the communal traveling style is a great way to engage with locals.

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