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Around the world in (not-quite) 80 ways with Torbjørn C. Pedersen

So far, he’s ticked off 189 nations (with only 14 to go) through a combination of boats, buses, cars and trains.

Five reasons to celebrate #flightshame?

#flightshame the movement to reduce global carbon emissions by cutting back on personal air travel

Nomad List | your new digs, at a glance

cunching over 1 million data points a second, Nomad List ranks 2500+ destinations around the world.

Postcard Nicaragua

battleface talks to Michelle Bartolo, a business director, yoga professional, founder of the anti-litter NGO ‘That’s Rubbish,’ Surf Rider Foundation activist and Red Cross...

How a little language goes a long way

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

Off the beaten track traveller Joan Torres

Spaniard Joan Torres is the man behind Against the Compass, a travel blog that challenges travellers to explore more adventurously by providing practical information...

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.