Travel Tips

Why we should all hitchhike more

In many places around the world, hitchhiking is the norm, and a widely used method of getting around. I’m from the UK, however, where the majority of people seem terrified by the very idea, convinced that getting into a stranger’s car could only be asking for trouble. And as for picking somebody up from the… Continue reading Why we should all hitchhike more

Travel Tips

Travel essentials to never turn your nose up at

Every time I go travelling I think, ‘Next time I’m not going to bring that. But I AM going to bring that.’ Some things that seemed like a great idea pre-trip turn out to be totally useless on your travels. Others you wish you’d had the foresight to pack. Here are five essential items that,… Continue reading Travel essentials to never turn your nose up at

Travel Tips

10 dos and don’ts for making the most of your travelling adventure

1. Don’t overspend Make the most of your every penny. Don’t overspend and end up having to head home earlier than intended because you bought five too many pairs of harem pants. 2. Don’t underspend Equally, don’t scrimp too much and miss out on what could be some of the most memorable experiences of your… Continue reading 10 dos and don’ts for making the most of your travelling adventure

Central America

The best of: The Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

The Yucatán Peninsula – the small, south-eastern tip of Mexico – is a wonderful, manageable taste of this otherwise vast and overwhelming country. Although a lot of Mexico has a bad rep in terms of safety, especially in its innermost regions, the Yucatán Peninsula is known to be one of its safer areas, making it… Continue reading The best of: The Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico