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Travel in Europe: the good, the bad and the ugly

I’d almost forgotten what an airport looked like. One hundred and eighty-nine long days after the UK went into its first lockdown, it was finally...

The surprise perks of being a solo female traveller

All but the most intrepid should turn back now.

The Covid Dystopia

Pandemics have a funny way of changing things. From well-meant knee-jerk reactions in the name of public safety to It's-About-Time fine-tuning, security systems are...

9 travel bloggers you need to follow RIGHT NOW

Travel blogging’s had a bad rap of late. “Influencers” staying at all-expenses-paid luxury hotels and fawning over avocado dishes on Instagram have given the impression...

10 things you don’t need when you’re travelling- or do you?

Last-minute packing for anywhere is a big no-no. What's in your bag? Here are 10 things for your check/dump list. Passport case I thought these were...

What happens if I die abroad?

Dying is awful anywhere. But death abroad is awful and complicated. Here are some tips on how to prepare for the worst. Not your problem,...

What not to do in Hong Kong under the new national security law

The national security law is now active in Hong Kong, and it affects every traveller to or through the region. If you criticise China’s government,...

Travel in Hong Kong

One of the priorities for the Hong Kong Government is to reopen its borders for tourism as soon as possible. If COVID19 can be further...

Don’t be like me: the pitfalls every traveller needs to avoid

When you’re in a foreign country - alone, on a budget and with little support network - basic gaffes can seriously hit your wallet....

Coalition for Women in Journalism

The Coalition for Women in Journalism is a support network for women journalists. Shocker: being a woman journalist isn’t easy Women journalists get the story despite...

COVID-19 insurance for medical expenses

battleface now offers COVID-19 medical expense coverage to travellers from over 50 countries. What does the package include? Coverage for medical expenses up to 5 million...

Favourite travel experience | Oli Russell-Cowan

We asked some of our most well-travelled contributors, interviewees and partners about their favourite moments on the road - the experiences that sparked their...
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