Top 10 Hostel Essentials

Hostelling is a big part of backpacking so we’ve put together a handy list of 10 essential items you should take with you

Top 20 Travel Essentials

Knowing where to start when packing can be tricky so we’ve given you a headstart with our list of 20 travel essentials

5 Accessories for the Disorganised Traveller

Are you the kind of traveller who simply throws their clothes, gadgets and other belongings into their backpack the night before travelling? If so, we’re here to get you organised with our top 5 travel accessories for the disorganised traveller… 1) Document Wallet Of course you could just shove your passport, documents and currency into a […]

10 of the Best Travel Hacks

We all love a good life hack, so we thought we’d share a few of our favourite travel hacks. These are mainly related to items you can pack to make your life easier when travelling, but we’ve thrown a couple of general travel hacks in there too for good measure! 1) Multi-Purpose Soap Gone are […]

Top 5 Travel Accessories for Women

We all love a good gadget, and when it comes to travelling there are lots of great accessories out there to make your life easier. Gadgets for men are often easier to find but what about women? We’ve put together a list of travel accessories for women, including security accessories and health products, all of […]

How to Plan a Gap Year: Where to go, Getting Ready & What to Pack

So…you’ve finally made the decision – you’re doing it!… Going on a gap year that is. Now what? Well, in some ways actually making the decision is the hardest part of all but there’s still a whole heap of things to be sorted and get your head round before you’re ready to full moon party […]

5 of the Best Towels for Travelling

If you’re trying to decide which travel towel to buy for your gap year, you’ll probably find yourself faced with a wide range of options from suede-feel softfibre to microfibre towels that feel more like the ones you use at home…but which towel is the best option for you and your destination? We’ve put together a […]

Packing Tips – Space Saving Accessories

We’ve all been there, cramming our bags to the brim and sitting on top of it while a travel buddy desperately tries to close the zip, but there are a few ways to avoid this common scenario! Of course there are the usual tips of “don’t pack as much” and “roll your clothes, instead of folding […]

What to Pack for Interrailing in Europe

Due to the increase in flight costs in recent years, many travellers are choosing to spend their gap year in Europe, and with the huge list of countries on the interrail route, travellers often find themselves spoilt for choice when selecting their next destination! If you’ve decided that interrailing sounds like a good fit for you, you’ll be wondering what […]

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 […]