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The Difference Between Vacations And Traveling

At the risk of sounding obnoxious, we delve into the fundamental differences between travel and vacations. Both involve heading somewhere that's not your usual place, but both are totally different pursuits. What? How? When? Who?

The Difference Between Vacations And Traveling

The Changing Way We Travel With Tech

Whether you're hitching a ride in a pound-saving Uber across the neighbourhoods of downtown London or snapping a selfie to post on your Insta account, the chance that you've used at least one piece of tech on your travels in the last year is close to 100%.

The Changing Way We Travel With Tech

10 Ways To Tell You're A Flashpacker, Not A Backpacker

Gone is the backpack, forgotten are the days of the hostel dorm room. You're now a flashpacker; a traveler with no less a love for the exotic wonders of the globe, but a tad more cash in the wallet and a taste for the finer things. Sound like you?

10 Ways To Tell You're A Flashpacker, Not A Backpacker

Ways Travel Helps You Live Life To The Fullest

There's no shortage of travel bloggers out there willing to wax lyrical about the delights of a life on the road. Some will spurt quotes from long-gone explorers about cracking the comfort zone and heading all Clint Eastwood-like over the horizon..

Ways Travel Helps You Live Life To The Fullest

Let The Internet Be Your Travel Guide

Remember the days when Michael Palin lead the way to the next big destination? Remember when the travel brochures – the dog-eared travel brochures – in the agencies in the mall would have been your inspiration? No? Good. Us neither.

Let The Internet Be Your Travel Guide

To Gap Year Or To College? That Is The Question

The gap year is becoming an ever more popular way of breaking up that academic life. With thousands of would-be students deciding to defer that decision on college a whole 365 days to explore the world a little...

To Gap Year Or To College? That Is The Question

10 TIPS FOR MAKING FRIENDS WHILE ON THE ROAD

Even though we're certain you'll be fine when it comes to making mates on the road, we've slung together this list of 10 great socializing tips for the budding globetrotter in 2017 anyway. Hey, you can never have too many travel buddies, right?

10 TIPS FOR MAKING FRIENDS WHILE ON THE ROAD

The Travel Trends To Watch Out For In The Coming Years

Elon Musk chatting about colonizing Mars. Seminars about extra-terrestrial arcs and tourism in space. Thoughts of super-sonic transportation devices to replace airplanes. Driverless cars on the horizon. The end of diesel and petrol. It's all going down these days.

The Travel Trends To Watch Out For In The Coming Years

5 Places You NEED To Do NYE This Year

Ninety-five and married, nineteen and single, twenty-eight with children, thirty and travelling - New Years Eve is the one day of the year every human is connected for a few moments. Whether your into culture, glam fiestas, or beaches with friends everyone celebrates NYE. You're not done yet - find the top 5 places you need to do NYE this year - lets make it a memorable one! 

5 Places You NEED To Do NYE This Year

8 Central American Spots To Spend That Spring Break

Ah, spring break: that blowout of booze and partying that everyone’s looking forward to. Yes, we know the beaches of south Cali or Florida are fun when the sun strikes and lectures recede, but why not try something a little different this year and head for the sultry reaches south of the border? You can expect everything from world-class surf to steaming volcanos, not to mention uber-cheap tequila shots, potent mojitos and more cerveza than you can shake a Nicaraguan gallo pinto at!

8 Central American Spots To Spend That Spring Break

7 Reasons to Ditch the Smartphone & Reconnect to the World

Whether you’re an incurable tech head or just a casual phone user, a serial news feed scroller or a die-hard Instagram fiend, be sure to take a moment and peruse these reasons why it’s worth leaving the internet behind for a spell now and again. Hopefully they’ll get you engaged and reconnected to the world around you, conversing with strangers, and enjoying everywhere you visit to the full. It’s okay to disconnect once you’re done reading by the way…

7 Reasons to Ditch the Smartphone & Reconnect to the World

10 Reasons To Pack Your Bag

Toying with the idea of a round the world trip? Just fancy escaping the rat race for a spell? Or, do you have something specific in mind; treks to the tops of the Himalaya; a surfing trip to Caribbean; a culinary adventure in Vietnam? Whatever’s got your wanderlust stirring, be sure to check this list of 10 reasons that’ll make it stir just a little bit more...

10 Reasons To Pack Your Bag

How to Plan a Hike on the Inca Trail

A traveler’s ticket to the great Lost City of the Incas, the winding tracks of the Inca Trail now represent one of the most iconic hikes on the planet. Thousands of people every year come to wax up the walking boots and hit the ancient paths that were first laid by the mighty pre-Colombian empires of South America all those centuries ago. 

How to Plan a Hike on the Inca Trail

6 Differences Between Travelers & Other People

Are you a traveler at heart who’s stuck in the nine­ to ­five rigmarole? Are you determined to live the life of a nomad and see places and people you could never at home? Well, be sure to check out this list of little titbits, which highlights six ways of just how the life of a dedicated traveler differs to most folk...

6 Differences Between Travelers & Other People

The Dos and Don'ts of a Backpacking Tour

First-time traveller hitting a backpacking tour? Good choice. The road awaits and it’s going to be epic. You’re going to experience new places and meet oodles of new people. You’re going to broaden the horizons and break the comfort zone.

The Dos and Don'ts of a Backpacking Tour

The Best Destinations for Solo Travellers

So, you're doing it solo, eh? Well, good for you! Whoever said you needed to wait for that perfect travel partner to come your way, or for those procrastinating mates to get their act together? Na, we prefer living in the moment – carpe diem and all that jazz…

The Best Destinations for Solo Travellers

8 Reasons to Travel with Life Before Work

Awesome travel buddies, breathtaking historical sights, cultural wonders, bucket-list-busting experiences in the Land of Smiles, mega-parties, and surfing lessons below the volcanoes of Nica – the reasons to join Life Before Work on our world-famous adventure travel tours are endless.

8 Reasons to Travel with Life Before Work

Europe's 15 Top Adventure Destinations

From sky-blue seas and rugged mountain ranges to snow-dusted ski fields and Alpine hiking trails, this list of Europe's 15 top adventure travel destinations has something for every type of intrepid globetrotter. Where will you go?

Europe's 15 Top Adventure Destinations

10 CLASSIC TRAVEL ALBUMS: MUSIC TO BACKPACK TO

From Latin jazz beats and Cuban rhythms to country and western tunes to bring out your inner drifting cowboy, this list of 10 classic albums make for the perfect music to backpack to. Enjoy…

10 CLASSIC TRAVEL ALBUMS: MUSIC TO BACKPACK TO