General
By Emma Mitra

High Five… Costa Rica!

I’m just going to put this out there: Costa Rica has it all. This country’s diverse beauty and nature need to be celebrated. In fact, it seems only fair to slap Central America’s little gem with a big >High Five. As if you needed any more convincing, here are five reasons to put Costa Rica at the top of your travel wish list.

Africa
By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: Where to Volunteer in Africa?

This week’s Ask the Experts is all about volunteering in Africa, if you’re thinking of spending some time away from ‘normality’ back at home, in an environment that’s completely different, while at the same time making a real difference to those less fortunate, click here to see how our Experts suggest you do it.

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

7 Perfect Places to Pap a Penguin

Penguins are cute, very cute and we’re not ashamed to say we’ve been a little bit addicted to spy in the huddle on BBC One so in the spirit of all things Pingu, we’re counting down the best places in the world where you can pick up some perfect penguin holiday pictures.

General
By Lisa Crowther

High Five… Ecuador Experiences!

This week, the latest blog in our high five series is focused on the captivating country of Ecuador. Culturally rich and jam packed full of exotic wildlife there’s no shortage of things to see and places to explore. We love Ecuador so much we’re giving it a massive High 5, here’s our top 5 experiences.

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

Where and When to Find our 'Your Big Trip' Travel Talks

Are you thinking of packing up and heading off on your dream trip and need some help putting you plans in motion? Or have you made the decision, bought the flight and are looking for some inspiration on how to make it as amazing as it possibly could be? Then our ‘Your Big Trip’ travel talks have your name written all over them! Here’s the deets on where and when…

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

Where and When to Find our ‘Your Big Trip’ Travel Talks

Are you thinking of packing up and heading off on your dream trip and need some help putting you plans in motion? Or have you made the decision, bought the flight and are looking for some inspiration on how to make it as amazing as it possibly could be? Then our ‘Your Big Trip’ travel talks have your name written all over them! Here’s the deets on where and when…

General
By Lisa Crowther

High Five…China!

China is one of the most fascinating and exciting places to travel. There is so much history and culture to sink your travel hungry teeth into that you’ll never be done. Here, we look at just 5 of those ‘must see’s the best 5 (apparently).

Africa
By Lisa Crowther

10 Ways to be a More Responsible Traveller

To minimise the effects of tourism on local communities, it’s important that we all consider how we can become more responsible travellers. Little changes we make to the way we travel can potentially make hugely positive differences to the communities we encounter, Here are 10 of those changes to consider…

Africa
By Lisa Crowther

High Five…East Africa!

Africa is one of the most fascinating and exciting places you could wish to explore. Ever inch of the continent is brimming with something new to discover. This week we’re focusing our attentions on it’s eastern side, as we give East Africa a big High Five!

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

Your 5 Step Plan For Taking A Sabbatical

Whether you love or hate your job, the call to give it all up and go travelling can be strong. But you don’t necessarily need to do anything drastic when that voice in your head makes itself heard. There are other options. Here are 5 tips to securing a career break