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The ultimate 14 day guide to Vietnam

The ultimate 14 day guide to Vietnam

If you’re looking for a holiday that offers both adventure and beach time, cityscapes and rural retreats, a two week break in Vietnam is just the ticket!

How to maximise your annual leave

How to maximise your annual leave

It just takes some clever planning and some organisation to get the most out of your annual leave and travel with a full time job. Here’s some of our tops tips!

Ultimate 48-hour guide to Copenhagen

Ultimate 48-hour guide to Copenhagen

Booked to go to the Danish capital for the weekend? Check out our ultimate 48-hour weekend guide to Copenhagen, with our recommendations for the best brunches, must-see sights and everything in between!

Rio in a day: explore Brazil’s Samba City

Rio in a day: explore Brazil’s Samba City

There’s really nowhere quite like Rio, from its unique coastal cityscape to its colourful citizens and laidback lifestyle. If you’re visiting Brazil’s Samba City for the 2016 Olympic Games, here’s how to explore the main sights of Rio in a day, taking in some of the […]

Sandboarding in Huacachina, Peru

Sandboarding in Huacachina, Peru

We’re all familiar with skateboarding and snowboarding, but how about sandboarding? Adrenaline-junkies and curious backpackers flock to the colossal sand dunes of the oasis town Huacachina for one thing and one thing only – to sandboard. I was the latter. The intrigue alone was enough to make […]

Ultimate packing list for your Kilimanjaro adventure

Ultimate packing list for your Kilimanjaro adventure

Have you decided to challenge yourself this year with a Kilimanjaro climb? Congratulations, you’ve made a brilliant decision! It’s arguably one of our biggest ever travel highlights. Not only did we come home with a well-earned sense of achievement and a newfound love of mountain […]

10 of the best brunch spots in the Marais, Paris

10 of the best brunch spots in the Marais, Paris

The Marais, once ‘the marsh’ of Paris, is now a hub of trend-setting creativity in fashion and design. It’s no surprise then that the best of the French capital’s café culture and brunch spots are found here, where you can enjoy far more than the […]

Music for travelling: Songs that remind me of great holidays

Music for travelling: Songs that remind me of great holidays

Do you have a song that transports you back to another world? I have so many of these songs. Some of them remind me of a holiday I took almost a decade ago – my first without parents! Others, I’m able to time travel to […]

9 reasons why Copenhagen is the world’s happiest city

9 reasons why Copenhagen is the world’s happiest city

This year Denmark once again topped the table in The World Happiness Report, surely meaning that its cool capital Copenhagen has to be up there as one of the happiest cities in the world. It’s not hard to see why. Despite the cost of living and the darker […]

7 travel scams you should know about in Asia

7 travel scams you should know about in Asia

Asia has long been a backpacker haven; its well beaten path promises adventure, some amazing views, the best beach life around and bustling cityscapes. As a whole, Asia is a safe route to take for any trip – I’ve always found the local people to […]

Paradise Found: Soul&Surf, Kerala

Paradise Found: Soul&Surf, Kerala

If you want to get away from it all, with plenty of sun, surf and savasanas thrown in, there’s nowhere quite like Soul&Surf – one of Kerala’s first surf and yoga retreats. It was set up by intrepid Brits Ed & Sofie Templeton, who gave […]

Escape to the country: 5 British rural escapes

Escape to the country: 5 British rural escapes

Don’t get me wrong, city breaks are wonderful. And I have an endless list of European cities that I’d like to visit some day soon – Edinburgh, Lisbon, Florence and Reykjavik to name a few. But this year, I’m hoping it becomes the Year of […]