Edinburgh Festival 2014: A Guide To The Free Stuff

What’s on in Edinburgh this August? What isn’t! The Scottish city really gets festive in August 2014, with a jam-packed line-up of events. There’s a trillion things to see, do and chortle at but the real beauty of the Edinburgh Festival is...

Where to Watch Wimbledon 2014 in London

If you haven’t got the courtside tickets you dreamed of, don’t worry, there are plenty of places to watch Wimbledon outside of your stuffy little living room. There are big screens dotted all around London for your tennis viewing pleasure and pretty...

25 Weird Toilets of the World

– Written by Victoria Philpott There’s no doubt you’ll come across some weird toilets when you’re travelling the world. It’s always fun when you find a bar, restaurant, train, festival, house, desert or other, with a unique and interesting toilet in…...

10 Things You Need to Know About Rio Carnival 2014

It’s Rio Carnival time again (Friday February 28th to Tuesday March 4th – Fat Tuesday) and nothing should put you off visiting one of the world’s most colourful and exhilarating events. Flowing alcohol and excitable crowds mean you’re in for a rowdy...

6 Super-Saving Travel Tips for Students

When you’re in college or university, discovering the world is an integral part of your education. You’re not encumbered by the pressures of a career or, in most cases, a family. If you plan well, you can travel extensively without...

Travel in Italy: Venice, Florence and Rome

Planning a holiday in Italy but don’t know where to start? Venice, Florence and Rome are the ultimate triad of Italian charm, so, if you have time, why not see all three in one trip? We know this might sound...

4 Favourite Fall Foliage Destinations

There are a few comforts to start indulging in as autumn sets in. You’ve every excuse to wrap up in snuggly knitwear, pick up a good book and get a roaring fire going. But don’t become a hermit just yet, because the...

7 Free Things to Do in Londonderry

By Johnny Ward of Onestep4ward.com A city rich with history yet pulsing with modern energy, Londonderry is packed with great things to do – it was named by Lonely Planet as one of the “Top Ten Cities in the World to...

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