21 Signs You’re a Real Backpacker

– Written by Victoria Philpott Backpacking is another world. A world of no schedules, new friends every day, freedom, festivals, love, fun, extreme adventures and doing whatever the hell takes your fancy that day. But even if you...

50+ Travel: 7 Reasons to Go NOW!

Backpacking when you’re 50+ is not crazy. It’s the perfect time to indulge any travelling fantasies you’ve harboured and explore the world when you’ve got the cash, life experience and sense to do it properly… A recent survey from Thomas...

How To Pack Your Backpack

It’s time to embark on your big adventure, but there’s just the small matter of fitting all your new ‘travel essentials’ in your carefully chosen backpack. Bin the ‘jeans-for-best’, the ‘shoes-for-just-in-case’ and the ‘backup-hoody’. It’s time to strip the contents of your backpack down...

Gap Year Guide Part 4: Pack

It’s been smooth sailing up till now. You’ve completed the first three gap year P’s – planning, plotting and preparing – in style, and you’re ready to take on a fourth and final challenge. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to...

Gap Year Guide Part 1: Plan

It’s summer time at last! For most of us that means barbeques, picnics in the park and maybe even a week away in the sun. However, for a few lucky people, this summer will mark the start of...

Medieval Cities in Spain

If you had a good read of our recent post on medieval cities in Portugal, some of you might like to hop across the border and visit neighbouring Spain to discover some equally beautiful walled towns. Again,...
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