Voluntourism – Is it Really the Most Ethical Way to Holiday?

As one of the world’s fastest growing travel trends, Volunteer Tourism or “Voluntourism” attracts thousands of travellers each year. A chance to combine a trip abroad with charity work, Voluntourism is perfect for those who would like spend their holiday time helping others, and providing you book your trip with an ethical travel company or…

A-Z of Travel – G is for Gap Year

There was a time when a Gap Year was something only students could enjoy between college and university or schooling and work, but today, a Gap Year is something everyone can take advantage of – taking time off and time out of everyday life to go travelling, volunteering and working abroad. I took my Gap…

Travel Makes You Sexy – It’s Official

We all know that holidays and travel can leave us feeling bronzed, relaxed and refreshed, but I recently came across a survey conducted by RSVP.com.au, which reveals that travel makes us sexy too! The survey, carried out on 882 single Australian adults, revealed that those who list “travelling” as their hobby are perceived to be…

Spring Holiday’s for the over 50’s

When it comes to exploring the world and discovering new places, the over 50’s age group is hot on the tails of gap year students as they pursue their dreams of visiting far-flung destinations across the globe. No longer satisfied with package tours to European destinations such as Spain, Italy and Greece, the over 50’s…