Yosemite valley with Merced river

Couple Quit Jobs to Indulge and Spread Wanderlust

Posted on November 02, 2016

Chanel Cartwell (31) and her partner Stevo Dirnberger (30) from South Africa both quit their high flying careers back in 2015 to travel the world. Since they left home, the couple has visited 15 countries and 49 cites, but still have over 60 things on their ever growing bucket list.

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Jilted Bride Turned Heartbreak into an Inspiring Adventure

Posted on June 15, 2016

With just a few months before the big day, most brides would be preparing for their hen parties and finalising details, but for Katy Collins this time became a heart-breaking nightmare, when her fiancé (and university sweetheart) called off their wedding just three months before the £20,000 ceremony.

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Airport terminal.

Double Decker Planes could soon be the Norm

Posted on April 06, 2016

Zodiac Aerospace has recently designed a lower passenger cabin, which would fill the space currently used for luggage and other cargo, and add an additional 100 seats to each plane, increasing revenue for airlines.

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Once in a Lifetime Trip Ruined by Flesh Eating Bug

Posted on January 20, 2016

For most people a backpacking or Longstay trip is a once in a lifetime experience, involving months of saving, planning and preparation. Unfortunately, you can’t always expect or control the effect a holiday disaster can have on your trip, and for one backpacker his holiday became a life-threatening nightmare.

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Marketing Manager Quits Job to High Five around the World

Posted on August 19, 2015

At one point or another we’ve all thought about quitting the rat race to travel the world, but Craig Lewis from Atlanta did just that. Mr Lewis left his job as a Marketing Manager in Atlanta to travel the world for a year. He saved for three years to afford his around-the-world ticket, which included eight stops.

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Is Pet-Sitting the Most Frugal Backpacker Trend?

Posted on June 03, 2015

A company called ‘Trusted Housesitters’ are offering travel enthusiasts the chance to stay in amazing homes all over the world (for a fraction of the cost), as long as they are happy to look after the owner’s home and animals.

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Weird and Wonderful Travel Mementos

Posted on March 24, 2015

After an amazing trip your luggage will probably be full of mementos and keepsakes to commemorate the journey. These may range from plane tickets, photos or shells to more extreme souvenirs which customs may not look fondly upon.

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