As one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, most of us are eager to one day in our lives see the bright dancing lights in the sky of Aurora Borealis. Except for being close to the Arctic Circle, in order to spot them you also need to get away from any city lights in order to be in complete darkness and see the shimmering light in the sky.
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Are you eager to volunteer abroad but not sure which programme would suit you best? Take our handy quiz and find out what your perfect placement is!
Sometimes it’s nice to venture somewhere a little closer to home, and why not when England has so much to offer. And for those outside of the British Isles, yes, there is more to it than just London, though the capital is worth a visit or two. Here are a few alternatives to plan your next getaway.
How much do you know of the world? Are you ready to travel to the furthest ends of the earth? Take our quiz!
Travelling with valuables is generally advised against, but who can imagine life without the trusty iPhone these days? Besides, one of the best ways to prevent loss or theft of your smartphone is to clutch it in a tight grasp, like an extension of your hand. Here are some suggestions to optimise your iPhone for travel, soon making it more valuable than opposable thumbs!
Travelling is great, but between the transportation, the accommodation, the food on the road, all the energy spent on organised tours and on luxury we don’t give ourselves at home… our dreams can be potentially damaging the environment. Here are some tips on reducing waste and saving energy on your next trip to become a green traveller.
Often considered the most expensive corner of the world (with good reason), Scandinavia is home to some of the best luxury travel spots there are. But whether you’re on a shoestring or you’re breaking the bank, there’s plenty to discover in this Nordic wonderland.
One of the most culturally rich countries in Europe, Italy is a nation of historical legend and geological distinction. With the romantic Venice, the rolling hills of Tuscany, and the bustling tourist hotspot that is Rome, it’s no wonder this is a must-see corner of the world for many people. Here are a few tips so you know what to expect when planning your trip.
Stuck for ideas on where to travel next? Why not let the stars be your inspiration?
It’s always good to do your research before going out on a trip, so you are as prepared as you possibly can. When it comes to packing there’s a lot of handy tricks to make good use of, and here’s also be some travel tips you might not have thought of before which will make your trip go so much more smoothly, with not too many ‘doh!’ moments.
Today, there are two species of orangutan - Bornean and Sumatran - inhabiting the Indonesian and Malaysian islands from which they get their name. Fossil evidence suggests that since the Pleistocene era orangutans have been distributed widely across much of South East Asia. However populations of the world’s largest arboreal mammals have recently been in decline.
Are you a culture lover? Do you crave the romance of old European cities can provide? Then this may be for you! The focus of the final addition of our ‘Road Trip’ series focuses on the Grand European Tour, a route steeped in history and romanticism which will blow you away. Hire a convertible and take this trip in the summer and you certainly won’t regret it!
There are so many options of where to travel to! Take this test to find out which continent is your best destination!
Despite a variety of calendars used around the world, the Georgian calendar remains the international standard, and every country celebrates on New Year’s Eve… and most regret it on New Year’s Day. But where do people really go all out to celebrate one more rotation around our sun?