April 2014

Why You Should Visit Rio de Janeiro, Brazil!

One of the most exciting destinations in the world is, undoubtedly, the amazing Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. While it has long been renowned by knowledgeable travelers as one of the best places to visit on the planet, it has not been until more recently that it has started to become more prominent in the mainstream awareness. Rio de Janeiro is packed full of amazing attractions and things to do and will leave a lasting impression on any tourist […]

Visiting the Galapagos Islands

Galapagos tours are unlike travelling anywhere else simply because of the rich abundance of different types of life found in this area. One trip with an experienced local guide and you’ll see why the theory of evolution was formed here. For information relating to Galapagos tours, make sure you have a look here: www.intrepidtravel.com/galapagos  

Sick and tired of hostel dorms? Try caravan travel

How many hostel dorms have you checked into in your lifetime? If you’re a regular traveller then the answer is probably a fair few! Staying in a hostel can be a bit of a gamble; it is always a mystery who you will be sharing your dorm with. Although you can opt for smaller dorm rooms to avoid sharing with strangers, these rooms get booked up pretty quickly so if you are booking last minute it is likely that you […]

The Best Ways To See London On A Short Trip

London is a vast city. Full of history, culture and architecture which it is difficult to get a complete grip on in a short space of time. For those on a flying visit to the city it is easy to miss much of what London has to offer. There are some quick ways to get a feel for London which will have you wanting to come back for more though. Get On Your Feet: Walking tours are by far the […]

Off the Beaten Track in Australia  

Australia is the both a country and a continent and as such offers a wide range of activities and experiences for adventurous travelers. You’ll find the locals incredibly friendly and helpful.  With a little planning you can really stretch your budget and experience more of the country.   Travel Australia is a very big country and to experience as much as possible, you’ll probably want to use some commercial transportation. Jet Star has frequent last minute sales and Rex airline, […]

Introducing Tangier – a gateway to Africa

A country of vibrant colours, flavoursome food and bustling souks, Morocco is an incredibly exciting country to visit. If you’re interested in travelling here, I thoroughly recommend making Tangier your port of call. Often referred to as the ‘gateway to Africa’ (thanks to the fact that it’s at the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar), this city is brimming with attractions. One of the things I like most about Tangier is its mix of old and new. Its historic medina, […]

Mustang: an alternative trekking destination in Nepal

When most people think of trekking in Nepal, the likes of the Everest Base Camp trail and the Annapurna Circuit will immediately spring to mind. While these are outstanding long-distance walking routes, they are far from the only options for a holiday in Nepal. Today, we’re going to tell you about one of the other options: Mustang. This forgotten region of Nepal, which is actually part of Tibet, remains well under most travellers’ radars. In fact, until the early 1990s, […]

Where to discover China’s natural beauty

China is famous for being home to stunning historical and architectural wonders – you need only think of attractions like the Great Wall and the Terracotta Warriors. So amazing are these sites that it’s easy to forget that China has a wealth of natural attractions too, from unusual wonders to havens of tranquility. So, today we’re going to give you a brief rundown of some of the loveliest and most interesting natural spots to see here. Meanwhile, those of you […]

How I always manage to book hotels at the cheapest rate

When we hit the road and go travelling we always want to save money where we can, saving a few dollars each day can make the difference from being able to do amazing things. For example, when I was in Macau I was able to jump off the Macau Tower, with a bungee rope attached thankfully, because I made sure that I had saved every dollar I could along the way. One of the best places to save money is […]