Want to go travelling on a long term backpacking trip but can’t find a friend at home who’ll come with you? Worried about the idea of going travelling on your own but really want to see some places? Here’s seven tips to give you some reassurance and to urge you to seize the moment and […]
Millions of women have gone travelling solo, and there’s no reason why you can’t too. Louise Thompson provides some advice and insight about her own solo travels and how to forget the fear and go where you’ve always wanted to go.
Don’t let the language barrier stop you from going travelling – you can get by speaking only English pretty much anywhere in the world, if you have a little patience and good humour
If you’re going travelling solo, you can find likeminded travel companions online to either meet at your travel destination or even travel there together to begin with
Travelling is exciting, but it can also cause a lot of pre-trip apprehension about venturing into the unknown. Here’s 6 tips for dealing with the fear and getting over it so you enjoy your travels
We all know that tracking down the cheapest price on an air ticket can be a nightmare – here’s some great tips on how to get the best price
You know you’ll need money for a big trip abroad – but how to figure out how much you’ll need and what you’ll spend it on? Here are a few pointers to help you plan out your budget for a backpacking trip
No woman should feel like it’s too daunting to go travelling, whether on her own or with others. Stephanie Elizondo Griest gives 10 tips from her new book 100 Places Every Woman Should Go to help turn those travel dreams into reality
Taking a laptop computer with you when you go backpacking can pose some difficulties – how to avoid it getting smashed up or stolen? Here are a few ideas to keep your computer and your data safe.
It’s a truism that flying has become a chore rather than a pleasure, but there are ways to minimise the stress of dealing with airports and making your flight as routine and painless as possible
You can make money writing about your travels with your own travel blog – if you’re prepared to put in the time and effort required to not only keep your blog updated but also make it stand out from the crowd
There are inevitably times when travelling where there’s time to kill. I find airports and flying are the main places this happens to me. Here’s some suggestions of toys to take with you to keep yourself going out of your mind with boredom
A quality ESL CV is the best chance you have of getting an interview for a quality English as a Second Language job. A ESL Manager gives the lowdown on what she looks for in the resumes that cross her desk
One of the best ways to save money while travelling is to make sure you’ve put your money with a bank that won’t rip you off with ATM charges and other extraneous items that can sap your travelling cash
Travel insurance is a vital part of planning your next trip – and World Nomads is one of the best providers around. You can get a discount on World Nomads travel insurance policies by using coupon codes when you make your purchase
Not all travellers are wacky party animals ready for endless socialising. A thought provoking article from World Hum discusses what it’s like to be an introvert traveller
You can shoot digital camera video clips in portrait mode, but they’ll always be landscape when you come to watch them. Here’s how to get them to rotate to be the way you intended.
Everyone’s uploading their video clips to YouTube these days and it’s easy to shoot your own clips on virtually any digital camera. Preparing those clips to get them ready to put on YouTube isn’t quite so straighforward. Here’s some pointers to make it easier.
Very useful guide by Karen Banes on how to find free places on sailboats and take to the seas for no money – provided you’re willing to work as a jack of all trades on the boat to pay your way.
You don’t need to speak any foreign languages when you go travelling. But you do need to be able to throw some shapes, as globetrotting Dancing Matt explains
I’m off to the Philippines again tonight – and booking tickets with budget airline Cebu Pacific through their website is still a nightmare. I’ve found a couple of workarounds though.