10 Reasons to Visit New Zealand

The two main islands and endless smaller islands which make up the Southern Hemisphere’s country known as New Zealand are packed from end to end with the most stunning scenery. From sparkling pure-white sand beaches to snowy mountains and blue-hued glaciers to lush temperate rainforests and geothermal wonderlands – it’s all here. While in among […]

10 Things to Do in Costa Rica

Bordered by Nicaragua to the north and Panama to the south, Costa Rica with both Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea coastlines is every inch a Latin American country full of colour, culture and fascination. However, it also happens to have a tourist infrastructure so established and slick it is the envy of all its continental […]

Top 10 Gap Year Activities for Adrenaline Junkies

There are the hard-core, adrenalin-addicted few who base their entire travels around getting their white-knuckle kicks…then there are the rest of us; who, while on our backpacking adventures, find ourselves in the most extraordinary of places. These intriguing environments combined with the feelings of unrestrained freedom tend to urge us to do the craziest of […]

10 Must Haves for Trekking

If you see yourself as a bit of an adventure junkie, you’ll probably plan on taking part in some more adventurous activities during your gap year that take you off the beaten track. If this is the case, you’ll need to ensure that you have all the essential equipment for these activities, whether you’re trekking […]