The True Meaning of Carnival

The True Meaning of Carnival

20 Feb 2020

Labelled as the ‘Greatest Show on Earth’, Rio Carnival 2020 is upon us. Carnival is best known for its street-parties, extravagant costumes and of course, plenty of samba. The event brings in millions of visitors each year and forces the entire country of Brazil to a standstill. But what is it all about? Why do we celebrate it and what is the true meaning of Carnival? Read more »

Volunteer Travel - Why & How to Choose

Volunteer Travel - Why & How to Choose

17 Feb 2020

With the dawn of Random Acts of Kindness Day, what better way to give back and offer kindness than volunteering your time and energy into the many volunteer opportunities worldwide. A volunteer experience abroad is an extremely rewarding and enriching thing to do. Not only will you visit a part of the world you might not normally travel to, but you’re also making a big difference to areas that need help the most. Not to mention, influencing the lives of people within the community you’re visiting. Volunteering abroad also offers a great opportunity to gain a plethora of skills that will benefit you hugely after you have returned home. So, if you want to travel responsibly and make a difference, perhaps volunteering abroad might be the adventure for you. Read more »

Last Minute Trip Ideas for Valentines Day

Last Minute Trip Ideas for Valentines Day

07 Feb 2020

Valentine’s Day is a fun and exciting holiday that is full of possibility, and it’s right around the corner. If you’re celebrating with someone special and want to blow them out of the water with an incredible Valentine’s Day, why not show them just how much they mean to you with a surprise trip? No matter what kind of travellers you and your loved ones are, it’s not too late to book your perfect, romantic getaway. Read more »

The 8 Benefits of Family Travel

The 8 Benefits of Family Travel

03 Feb 2020

This year, from 3rd – 9th February, the U.K celebrates Children’s Mental Health Week. The annual event draws attention to the importance of children and young people’s mental health. The theme this year is 'find your brave'. Bravery can come in all shapes and sizes, no matter the age. We can think of no better way for children to find their brave by gaining self and social awareness, increased confidence and self-esteem than the act of travelling. Read more »

6 Fabulous Festivals in India that Bring us Together

6 Fabulous Festivals in India that Bring us Together

28 Jan 2020

India is synonymous with vibrant food, elaborate architecture, and awe-inspiring landscapes. Not to mention, home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal. One thing that makes India so unique is the sheer volume of different religions and religious festivals celebrated each year. The religious harmony that occurs within India is what makes the country so enjoyable for everyone. Read more »

There's More to Slovenia Than Ski Slopes

There's More to Slovenia Than Ski Slopes

22 Jan 2020

As Eastern Europe grows in popularity as an exciting, opportunity-filled European adventure without the high price tag, Slovenia is making a name for itself as one of the ultimate ski destinations in the region. With varied mountains, beautiful sites, and affordable lift tickets, how can you resist? While many ski lovers are flocking to Slovenia’s slopes, there are tons of other hidden gems around the country that are going nearly unnoticed. Whether you love to ski or you prefer to stay off the mountain, Slovenia has so much more to offer you than snowy slopes. Read more »

The Ultimate Eco tours for 2020

The Ultimate Eco tours for 2020

13 Jan 2020

A new year means a new opportunity to start fresh. This is the perfect time to start that gym membership, join a book club, or plan your next trip. In 2020, it is clearer than ever that climate change is already having a massive effect on our planet. Travel is really hard on the environment, so if you’re traveling this year, consider choosing an eco-tour as your next trip so you can experience nature in a new way, or do some conservation work in order to give to the planet as much as it’s giving to you. Read more »

Christmas and New Year Celebrations Around the World

Christmas and New Year Celebrations Around the World

02 Jan 2020

The end of each year is a time filled with excitement and tradition. Great food, fun parties, and quality time with close family and friends are the norm. Beyond these similarities, Christmas and New Years traditions vary greatly around the world. These massive holidays aren’t even celebrated on the same days in many parts of the world. Learning about a country’s holiday traditions is one of the best ways to begin to get to know its local culture. Read more »

Top 20 Adventures for your 2020 Bucket List

Top 20 Adventures for your 2020 Bucket List

29 Dec 2019

A new decade awaits and as 2020 approaches what better way to prepare for the New Year than to start by checking off (or adding to) your travel bucket list. In no particular order, we’ve compiled a list of the top 20 tours for your 2020 bucket list to fascinating destinations that are set to inspire wonder, ignite your adventurous side and invigorate your senses. From the sparkling islands in the Philippine’s to Ethiopia’s Danakil Depression, the hottest place on earth, we’ve researched the top destinations, experiences and activities and compiled a list to inspire all of your travelling dreams! So, what are you waiting for? Let’s go! Read more »

Top 8 Eco Tour Activities in Costa Rica

Top 8 Eco Tour Activities in Costa Rica

22 Dec 2019

Bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Costa Rica is regarded as one of the most biologically diverse habitats in the world. Home to over 250 mammal species and an array of natural habitats from rainforests to volcanoes to mangrove swamps – there’s no denying that the natural landscape of Costa Rica is nothing short of phenomenal. Read more »

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