Enjoyed the world over, tubing is one of the best things you can do on a river. So what exactly is this must do Gap Year experience? What is Tubing? Tubing essential is the ‘art' of floating down a river on a tube. These might be purpose...

With no beaches in sight, landlocked Laos has avoided the large-scale popularity seen in neighbouring Thailand-- and is all the more charming for it. Don't get me wrong – I love Thailand. But if you fancy a break from Full Moon Partying, the wonderful chaos...

I'm on the edge. My heart beats harshly against my chest as adrenaline surges through my body. Not even my pride can stop me from admitting that I am petrified. Fear grips me and I am immobilised. Unable to do anything. What the hell am I doing?

Anyone who has gone Tubing in Laos uses the same word - "awesome”. I am currently in Vang Vieng (Laos) nursing several injuries after one hell of a day. Tubing is quite hard to describe. Imagine an 18-30's holiday TV advertisement and stretch it throughout a...

Lies. You will be told many of them on your travels. You'll be told that things are closed, that it's two minutes away, that it's a special price or that you don't look fat. Bullshit. You'll hear it all the time but the biggest one...