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A Day In The Life Of A Transfer Driver

Who said being a woman is easy? When people hear the word “transfer driver”, they automatically assume the driver is a man.  I was a transfer driver for almost two years, helping out in the family business near Salzburg in Austria, and earning extra income while studying. Nevertheless, being one of only a small number […]

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How to make yourself unpopular in 6 countries

Cultural differences? Who cares! You want to go out and offend as many people as humanly possible. Wherever you’re going on your holidays, there are a number of great ways to alienate yourself, earn a few dirty looks and maybe, if you’re lucky, get into a fight or end up in a police cell. Here’s […]

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21 Dynamite YouTube travel channels you must follow

Whether you’re about to embark on a life changing adventure yourself, or simply indulge in a little escapism, YouTube is absolutely jam-packed with awesome travel videos. From the inspirational and awe-inspiring to the downright hilarious, here’s our pick of the best travel vlogs and channels on YouTube. 1. The Points Guy With tonnes of really […]

Please be a traveller, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what’s right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in. – Andrew Zimmern

The 25 most inspirational travel quotes on the web

Maybe you’ve been travelling, been awed by the experience and are seeking the words to share how it made you feel, or perhaps you’re excited about setting off for the first time. Either way, we at have gathered the best travel quotes from around the web to feed your hunger!   1. Please be […]

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Lesser known facts and habits of the average british traveller

What do you picture when you think of the average British traveller? Perhaps you imagine a loud, brash family staying in an all-inclusive Spanish resort, or the budget-conscious family staying in a static caravan in Cornwall? The truth is that we all have an idea of who the average British traveller is and that perception […]


20 Best cities in the world – number 9 Is my favourite. What’s yours?

Thinking of planning a city break to remember? There are just so many to choose from! Whether you’re looking for long-haul, short-haul, budget or blowout, picking your destination can sometimes feel like the hardest part. That’s why we have compiled this list of the best cities to visit on the planet! Check out our recommendations […]

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Epic journeys: travel in the footsteps of Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great (or Alexander III of Macedon to use his official title) was born in Macedonia in 356 BC and was educated by the famous philosopher Aristotle. Alexander’s ambition was to make Macedonia the powerful nation it once was and so, when he inherited the kingdom in 336 at the age of just 20, […]


How to get noticed on the beach this summer: a lesson in confidence

The first question to ask is this: why do I want to be noticed on the beach? Is it because you’re free and single, and looking for a little holiday romance? Or is it, simply, that you want to stand out from the crowd? How do I go about feeling confident on the beach this summer? However you look, […]

Caught the travel bug? 6 of the best travel jobs on the planet and how to wangle one

Have you ever asked someone what their job was and caught yourself going green with envy? Do you ever wonder how some people manage to get hold of those dream jobs that seem to tick all the right boxes? Travel, adventure, fun in the sun… everything that makes you want to spring out of bed […]


10 Things you never knew about air travel

Air travel remains one of those fascinating mysteries in life; just how can a 437 ton aircraft propel itself into the air and stay there? We all know the official answer is to do with lift, weight, drag and thrust but in reality we don’t actually understand any of it and so air flight remains […]