Five perfect hostels for Wimbledon 2016

There’s nothing quite like the atmosphere at the Wimbledon Championships in London. Picture this: you’ve spread out a picnic blanket on Henman Hill and are drinking a big glass of Pimm’s, munching on crisps. You’re surrounded by hundreds of other...

Race day getaway: Marathons worth travelling for

by Ellen Curham It may not be everybody’s perfect idea of a holiday, but travelling to compete in a marathon can be an amazing experience. Not only do you get to take part in one of the most exhilarating and challenging races...

Where to Watch the Paralympics in London

The London 2012 Paralympics runs from Wednesday 29th August to Sunday 9th September. If you haven’t managed to get Paralympics tickets to watch #TeamGB the good news is that the big screens will be up at Trafalgar Square, Haggerston Park and...

6 Crazy Things to Do in Poland

If you’re going to Poland for Euro 2012 with the lads you’re going to want some mad, cool, crazy stuff to do once the whistle has blown. The games are being played in six cities in Poland, Warsaw, Gdansk, Poznan, Wroclaw, Chorzow and Krakow, so...

Monaco Grand Prix on a Budget

Monaco Grand Prix, 24-27 May Monaco is one of the most expensive countries in the world, and if you go in May, it’s busy hosting one of Europe’s most prestigious annual social events. As a budget traveller you’ll probably be there to soak...

Sweating Out the Caipirinhas

Guest blogger John Clites lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. Although he has most certainly been seduced by heady Rio nightlife and the Copacabana beach scene, Rio offers plenty to get the heart rate going too. In this blog post John...