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Surviving the Summer Festival Season

Surviving the summer festival season takes a bit more than a ton of money and a hollow leg

Is Voluntourism Terrible?

Trending: well-meaning tourists squeeze in a little altruism between a morning hike and an ‘authentic’ buffet back at the hotel around dinner time.  What could...

Kate Leeming | Breaking the Cycle

Overall, the biggest danger, as with cycling on any road in the world, is being hit by a vehicle.

Monica Axelsson | Voluntourism in St Thomas

After spending the winter recovering from a motorcycle crash on her Sweden-to-Sicily road trip, Monica Axelsson headed to the Caribbean.

Staying safe in hostile environments

How do you guarantee personal safety in a conflict zone? Simple: don’t go there.

Travel writer Megan Starr

Whilst Megan eagerly shares experiences from a place, she isn‘t afraid of telling travellers what didn‘t work for her.

Sophie Hollingsworth | Modern Day Explorer

Interview by Christine Dennison

Everest | the world’s highest garbage dump

They came, they saw, they… littered?

Carnival | Barranquilla, Colombia

This year’s Carnival celebration kicks off the 1st of March, and doesn't quit until Fat Tuesday, the 5th.

Exploring Abandoned Singapore

Southeast Asia’s wealthiest country is glamorous on the surface, but there’s another side of the country that often gets forgotten: abandoned Singapore. With all the...

It’s a match! How to stay safe in a connected world

Travelling solo? Find a friend -or more- with your phone

Monica Axelsson | Volunteering in post-hurricane Puerto Rico

Monica Axelsson is back on the road.