Tag: travel essentials

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

How to Stay Healthy During your Gap Year

From bouts of Delhi Belly to painful and itchy mosquito bites, there are a number of risks to your health when you’re travelling around the world. By following some of our simple tips and advice, you should be able to ward off uncomfortable situations or more serious health problems during your gap year! When travelling

Top 10 Backpacking Essentials

When you’re living out of a backpack for several months, you need to ensure that you have all the essentials stashed away, without going overboard and packing everything but the kitchen sink! While you need to minimise on the amount of gear and clothing you pack, having certain items with you is essential. We’ve put