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Oktoberfest (pronounced ok.toba.fest) in Munich is an exciting event not to be missed. It has been happening every year since 1810. I went a number of years ago and had the best time. Here are my reasons why you should experience Oktoberfest and how to...read more
A fear of flying (that’s another story) forced me to look at alternatives to get me from London to Sydney without having to get on a plane. The alternative I chose was to spend 42 days at sea cruising. I would be visiting places such as The Azores, The...read more
Many people are taking long-haul flights and at some stage during the flight will hopefully get some sleep, but this is not always the case. As most of us fly economy and don’t have access to first or business class seats/beds we are forced to adapt to...read more
First published in June 2017, this blog has been updated and published September 2019. Many of us want to make some cash while we are travelling. After all, it is what keeps us travelling. One way to make some cash is to do some busking or street...read more
While I was living in London I received a proposal from a friend to go with her to Mexico. My first thoughts were, why on earth go to a dirty, third world country when Europe is on my doorstep. But after some consideration I thought, why not! To my...read more
The decision to quit your job and leave your responsibilities to travel and work abroad for an extended period of time isn’t always an easy one. However, here are 8 good reasons why a working holiday is a good idea. This blog has been updated for 2019....read more
It is believed the idea of a hostel was first conceived in Germany around the beginning of the 20th Century. It was a German school teacher, Richard Schirrmann, who after numerous school trips created dormitory style accommodation for his students. This...read more
There are plenty of decisions to make when it comes to travel. Where will go? How long will you go for? How much will it cost? These questions can be hard to answer particularly for a first time traveller. And another important decision is will you choose...read more
Living, working and playing abroad in your twenties is almost a rite of passage these days. You finish high school and live your dream of travelling around the globe by having a gap year, or more. And most do this by going on a working holiday. But what if...read more