How I Accidentally Discovered Northern Thailand

I ended up traveling through northern Thailand by accident. My trip started out as a beach break to the southern Thai islands. I pictured 5 weeks of pure relaxation and island hopping in the sun, massages on the beach, and plentiful beer and food. That’s what Thailand is about, right?

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11 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Thailand

Every budding traveler has seen pictures of Thailand and dreamt about visiting one day. The white sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters, and lush jungles have been enticing people for years, and have made it one of the most popular tourist destinations in Asia, if not the world.

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The Top 7 Perks of Volunteering in Ghana

The beautiful West African country of Ghana may not be as popular as some of the more well-known countries in Africa, but it has everything any visitor could want. It has amazing weather year-round, unbeatable scenery and nature, and some of the kindest people that you could ever meet.

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What Makes West Africa Such A Great Travel Destination?

West Africa is a large region of the African continent, covering over 5,000,000km2 of land. Over 350,000,000 people live in this area, which is generally said to be composed of 18 countries – Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Benin, Mauritania, Liberia, Niger, Sao Tome and Principe, and Saint Helena.

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Top Tips for Backpacking Around Thailand

Thailand is a hugely popular destination for tourists of all kinds. For many, it has become a mandatory stop on the backpacker trail. It provides a sort of proving ground for budding backpackers, with a unique hybrid of Eastern and Western cultures, somehow holding them together in a gloriously chaotic harmony.

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11 Extreme Sports You Should Try In Costa Rica

When you think of Costa Rica, you might imagine relaxing by a pool with a cold beer or strolling down a tropical beach at sunset. While these ways of kicking back and tuning out for a while can be a great way to spend a vacation, but there is another side to Costa Rica.

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8 Things Not To Miss On Your Trip To Ghana

Despite its relatively unknown status as a tourist destination, Ghana is a vibrant place with a surprising amount of hidden gems waiting for you to explore. The West African country has a thriving, up-and-coming tourism industry, so now is the perfect time to visit. There are countless worthwhile things to see and do, but there aren’t yet the hoards of tourists to fight through.

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5 Steps To Planning An Unforgettable Gap Year

Going on a gap year can be a hugely significant choice in your life. It can mark the graduation from adolescence into adulthood, or the end of being a student and starting a career. For many, it is one of the most exciting, fulfilling experiences of their lives. If you want to make the most of your big trip, you’ll need to make sure you plan right.

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6 Former Volunteers Share Their Best Tips

Whether it’s your first trip abroad or your fiftieth you’ll be sure to have your own reasons as to why you’re travelling and what you want to get out of the experience. Volunteering abroad gives you the opportunity to gain independence, learn how to adapt to different cultures, help you escape from the monotony of daily life and allow you to give back to the community in a way that normal travel does not.

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Must-See Places In Thailand That Will Spice Up Your Instagram Feed

Thailand has gradually become one of the world’s top tourist destinations. This is no surprise, as the incredible country is blessed with some of the most beautiful landscapes and scenery on earth. The country boasts a seemingly endless array of jaw-dropping sights, from beaches to inland jungles and even the metropolitan areas. So many in fact, that it can be hard to choose which ones to visit during your time there.

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How To Pack Compact For Your Volunteer Trip

When planning your big volunteering trip abroad, you might think you need to bring heaps of outfits, shoes, beauty products etc. What if you look underdressed? What if you run out of clean clothes? Don’t worry, following a few guidelines can really help you to pack light, keeping you mobile and potentially even saving you money on your flight.

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