Travel Guides

We teamed up with Eurostar this month to do a little travel experiment; can you do Paris in a day? A post shared by Guillaume Dutreix (@guillaume_dx) on Aug 19, 2016 at 8:53am PDT Why travel to Paris with Eurostar? Eurostar seemed like an obvious choice to do...

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...

Looking out on Mount Vesuvius from Sorrento has an infinite feel. The sun sets in perfect shades of pink and purple as one of the world's most well known volcanoes appears to be glowing. While most backpackers base themselves out of Sorrento in order to...

Moscow is not your usual backpacking destination, especially because of its reputation for being one of the most expensive and unfriendly cities in the world, but once you break beneath the stereotypical hard and chilly exterior, you will discover a city that oozes history, charm...

The heart-shaped land of Bosnia and Herzegovina is often overlooked by travelers. The country has a lot to offer backpackers and "suitcasers" alike: beautiful landscapes, waterfalls, food, color, culture, and a tumultuous history that is confusing and intriguing. Whether you want nature, historical city centers,...

The Cook Islands are a group of small islands in the South Pacific. It's the ideal place to relax on the quintessential tropical paradise beach, but there's a lot more to it than that. We visited Rarotonga (the main island), Aitutaki (honeymooners' heaven) and Atiu...

New Zealand is a regular stop off for those on their Gap Year or doing a round the world trip. Roughly the same size as the UK, there is a lot to see and do in New Zealand. Getting around is possibly one of the...