February 22, 2024

Travelling with a purpose: Volunteering for NGOs during your travels

For many people travel is about enjoying a well-deserved break, switching off from problems back at home and enjoying new and exciting destinations to the fullest. But long-term travellers, especially those that have been on the road for a long time, can find themselves wanting a deeper purpose alongside their endless cravings for more adventure….

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Your guide to solo travelling in Bristol, UK

Diverse, hip, and a playground for creativity and multiculturalism, Bristol has everything a solo traveller could want in an English city. Located in southwest England, Bristol has a history rooted in engineering and was once an important trading port thanks to its harbour. Nowadays, Bristol balances modern and historic architecture, while being renowned for its…

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How to solo travel with a bad sense of direction

“It’s not about the plan, it’s about the detour,” is the tagline of Claire Ramsdell’s website, The Detour Effect. Her family calls her “Wrong-Way Ramsdell” because of her sense of direction but this hasn’t stopped her from solo travelling, hitchhiking, car camping, and hiking all on her own. Another travel blogger, Christina Jane of Being…

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From South to North: the best cheap eats in Vietnam

One major (and very understandable) allure of a South East Asian trip is the food. Every country has their own delicious dishes that are ideal for satisfying your many cravings. Vietnam has oodles of appeal when it comes to cuisine. A mash-up of flavours, influences and ingredients makes it one of the region’s most unique,…

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Like cats? Then you’ll love these places

Don’t deny it, everybody wants to be a cat. There’s something unquestionably comforting about seeing a curious furry face poking out from behind some bins when wandering backpack-first through a faraway land. Independent, no-f*cks-given and yes, very cute, it’s not hard for cats to take over if and when they choose. In certain spots around…

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Beyond boundaries with The Broke Backpacker: Will Hatton’s inspiring business odyssey

Everything began with a restless spirit yearning for something different, for a life that snapped, crackled and popped with more… More energy, more risk, more reward, more raw experiences. Ultimately, I was looking upon the open road for more experiences, more connections, and more meaning. This is the story of how a penniless backpacker transitioned…

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Travel Unravelled

Welcome to another edition of Travel Unravelled! This time, we’re unpacking some tricky topics, including travelling to controversial places (and what even makes a place controversial to begin with!). We also dive into the ethics of “living like a local” when you travel and when it goes too far.   What are your thoughts on…

Travel Unravelled

Welcome to another edition of Travel Unravelled! This time, we’re unpacking some tricky topics, including travelling to controversial places (and what even makes a place controversial to begin with!). We also dive into the ethics of “living like a local” when you travel and when it goes too far.   What are your thoughts on…

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