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9 Unmissable Festivals Around the World

1) Mud, Music & Magic – Glastonbury Although this music and folk festival has moved quite a long way from the ethos and intentions of its original concept, Glastonbury – the largest greenfield festival on Earth – is still something everyone should do at least once in their lifetime. For five days every year (with

10 Reasons to Visit South America

Made up of 12 countries and some independent territories, South America is a land of incredible diversity. It can tell stories of ancient cultures and civilisations and offers the naturally magnificent on a scale found nowhere else on the planet. Its living culture is liberally sprinkled with incredible music, dance and a theme of carnivals

Travel Adapter Guide: South & Central America

So you’ve chosen Latin America as your gap year destination…Lucky you! You’re making a list of what to pack for your trip and you’re asking yourself the common question…”Which adapter(s) do I need for travelling in South and Central America?”. In this guide, we detail the plug socket types commonly found in each country throughout both South and Central

10 Things to Pack for the Rio Olympics

If you’re travelling to Brazil for the Rio Olympics this summer, you may be wondering what sort of things you should be packing for your trip. While you’ve probably got an idea of the clothing you’ll be taking (havaianas at the ready!), there are a few Brazil travel essentials you may not have added to

Taking a Gap Year in South America

If you’re considering a gap year trip to South America let us say first and foremost – good choice! This is a land woven from fascinating cultures, both ancient and modern, into a rich tapestry positively dripping with colour and enchantment. This is a land crammed full to bursting with wonders both man-made and Mother

Top 10 Things to Do in Brazil

Brazil – the largest country in South America and arguably the one with the most fun potential thanks to its predisposition to party and annual stage for some of the biggest and craziest carnivals in the world. Throw into the mix glittering white-sand beaches, sensational samba, warm-hearted people, charming colonial towns and the vast and

Travel Inspiration – Wonders of the World

Travelling around the world is probably high on most people’s bucket list, but why not kill two birds with one stone during your trip and visit some of the new 7 wonders of the world?! While the Ancient wonders are certainly worthy of a visit, most of the new 7 wonders are located in countries

Brazil Survival Guide – Safety Tips & Advice

Brazil is the largest country in South America, spanning across more than half the continent and is the 5th largest country in the world! Although notorious for it’s high crime rate throughout it’s major cities, over 150,000 British nationals visited Brazil in 2012 and most of these visits were trouble free. This South American gem