16 Cemeteries to Visit Before You Die

By Madeleine Wilson We’ve decided to dabble in a spot of dark tourism, and nowhere does haunted tours better than haunted cemeteries! Even if you’ve grown out of that gothic streak, we reckon these 15 cemeteries still pack a punch whether you end up on...

6 Heaven-sent Munich Beers to Try at Oktoberfest 2014

With so much to see and do at Oktoberfest 2014 (20th September – 5th October 2014) we thought we’d give you a helping hand with your biggest decision of all, ‘which beers to drink?!’ We’ve put together a helpful guide (particularly...

14 Tips for Planning Your Gap Year

Today’s guest post is from surfer, photographer, traveller and Devon native Chris Stevens. Chris ditched the 9-5 life to backpack around the world and when he’s not in the water catching some waves you can find him blogging at BackpackerBanter....

The Ultimate InterRail Guide: Tips, Tricks and Where to Go

If you’re planning on backpacking around Europe this summer, chances are you’ll be exploring the continent by rail – it’s the fastest, most eco-friendly and most efficient way of covering ground. The most famous way to do it is by...

Top 10 Tips for Hitchhiking

Hitchhiking has a bad rep. And it’s undeserved, since it’s quite simply one of the very best ways to travel the world: you meet new people, you see the great outdoors though the window (or, if you’re that way inclined, from outside...

How to Get the Best Last-Minute Bookings

If you haven’t organised a summer holiday yet this year, now is the perfect time to book a last minute travel deal, with hundreds of companies slashing prices as the end of the holiday season approaches. But to all but the travel deal...

How to Find Love When You’re Backpacking

When you ask backpackers and independent travellers what they enjoy most about a long trip abroad, the chances are they’ll pipe up “meeting new people and making new friends!” And it’s true – hostelling around the world is a very sociable...