Barcelona’s Best Festivals

One of the most exciting ways to experience Barcelona is to witness their grand festivals. The history of the city creates a merging of pagan rituals of the past with the strong sense of religion of today, resulting in these wonderful celebrations that sometimes go on for days. The range of festivals that Barcelona boasts…

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Gifts for Travellers: Things to buy for a Backpacker

Finding a present for a backpacker is a nightmare, right? With new gadgets and technology appearing every minute, how are you supposed to know what to buy someone who’s off round the world? To help you out, we’ve found a range of great gifts for every budget that’ll definitely get the thumbs up from any…

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Tuesday Traveller: Candice Walsh – Believe in your dreams

Candice Walsh is self-proclaimed Professional Experience Collector and inventor of job titles that don’t make much sense. She’s an editor at Matador Network and the MatadorU Lead Writing Faculty. Check out her blog, Candice Does The World.

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4 Ways To Learn Kiteboarding and See The World

What do you look for in a travel destination? Good food, warm sand, blue seas? If you’re a kiteboarder, you’re mainly in search of something other travellers go out of their way to avoid: high winds. Gales? Fantastic. Cold air roaring up from the Antarctic? Bring it on. The great thing about kiteboarding is that…

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A Guide to the Finest Surf Spots in Portugal

Provided there is a swell to be had from the south, the popular Portuguese resort of Faro can be a fantastic place to pull on your wetsuit for a spot of surfing. Reached easily on flights from across Europe, Faro can be the perfect base for a relaxing holiday, with the bonus of as many…

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North American Natural Wonders that Will Blow Your Mind

North America is a vast continent, with many fascinating places to visit and things to see and do. For those who want to experience the natural beauty of the continent, here are a few places that will amaze and astound the senses!

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Tuesday Traveller: Hannah Loaring – Believe in your dreams

We caught up with Hannah, a 32 year old graphic designer from Brighton on a RTW adventure!

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The Gap Year Guide to Online Safety Abroad

The build-up to your gap year abroad is usually characterised by a volatile mix of crippling nerves, dizzying euphoria and blind panic. But along with the brain-meltingly bewildering experiences of planning your trip comes the more mundane stuff that still needs sorting out. Things like travel insurance. Health checks. Work visas.

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