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How a little language goes a long way

The humble tourism phrasebook seems a little passé these days, don’t you think?

7 Ways to stay safe in airports

There’s no such thing as a completely safe way to travel. We just have to go with acceptable risks.

Kate Leeming | Breaking the Cycle

Overall, the biggest danger, as with cycling on any road in the world, is being hit by a vehicle.

Surviving the Summer Festival Season

Surviving the summer festival season takes a bit more than a ton of money and a hollow leg

Is Voluntourism Terrible?

Trending: well-meaning tourists squeeze in a little altruism between a morning hike and an ‘authentic’ buffet back at the hotel around dinner time.  What could...

Monica Axelsson | Voluntourism in St Thomas

After spending the winter recovering from a motorcycle crash on her Sweden-to-Sicily road trip, Monica Axelsson headed to the Caribbean.

Crisis Response Insurance

Headed somewhere that's remote, unstable, a conflict zone, or all three? You need insurance that covers more than a sunburn.

6 borderline-genius travel hacks

Travel hacks have been around forever. Carry a pen when flying internationally.

Staying safe in hostile environments

How do you guarantee personal safety in a conflict zone? Simple: don’t go there.

Adventurer Alastair Humphreys

Alastair Humphrey’s latest book My Midsummer Morning: Rediscovering How to Live Adventurously will be released on May 30th.

Travel writer Megan Starr

Whilst Megan eagerly shares experiences from a place, she isn‘t afraid of telling travellers what didn‘t work for her.

Sophie Hollingsworth | Modern Day Explorer

Interview by Christine Dennison