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Ask anyone about their bucket list and 9/10 seeing the northern lights will be on there. Thankfully there are many places across the world that you can see the world's greatest light show. We give you our top ten places to see the northern lights...

Whether I am hitting the trail for a day hike or on the go around town, the Berghaus Twentyfourseven 30ltr Rucksack is the first thing I grab. Finding the perfect rucksack for casual travel or school is tricky. Your bag needs to be light, comfortable,...

Airbnb is home to a variety of properties ranging from Castles in England to tree house accommodation situated in offbeat parts of Europe. With access to a multiplicity of ‘homes away from home’ here are our favourite unique places to rent on Airbnb on your...

Airbnb is a great alternative to hostels and couchsurfing and if you're on a very long trip, it can make a nice home away from home for a short while. I've booked Airbnb's in countries like Costa Rica, Slovenia, Argentina, Spain and Ecuador to name...

1. You’ll gain weight I hate to be the bearer of bad news but in my experience (and in every other woman’s who I’ve either travelled with or spoken to) this is inevitable for any female backpacker. I acquired a nice, cushiony thirteen pounds extra....

"Do you remember that epic road trip through the mountains… that you slept through?” Ah, my bad. Yes I have a habit of falling asleep at inopportune moments and yet say the words "road trip?” to me and I’m in even before I know where or...

Travelling around the world during a gap year is not for the faint of heart. You are likely to encounter a multitude of people and situations you did not expect. This is part of the adventure, but it also leaves you open to the possibility...