Your audio-guided tour starts...now. You're here, the coast, Basque country, Bilbao, Spain. Outside arguably the finest modern building of its time, the Guggenheim Bilbao.
Many centuries ago Portugal was the master of the oceans and ships would leave from the great harbours of the Algarve coast to points all over the globe.
For many travellers Thailand is simply must-visit place. Unfortunately, except for the most fool-hardy Bangkok should remain off most people’s travel list.
Lonely Planet have announced they are releasing their first guidebook that only features the South Island of New Zealand. Perhaps it has been a long time coming.
Since 1997, the town of Daylesford, an hour and half North West of Melbourne, has played the ‘hostess with the mostest’ to the annual ChillOut Festival.
Here's a list of countries that I'd like to visit, why I'd like to go, and why I'm not so keen on buying an airline ticket to them - for the time being.
One of the best things about backpacking is eating regional foods in their authentic context. Food is a reflection and extension of the culture(s) that has created them.
Sometimes when you go backpacking you want to start off travelling with someone else. It makes sense for safety and intermittent loneliness reasons. It’s good to have someone to talk to and help figure out travel problems with. But finding someone to go backpacking with is not always easy.
Prison and Jail hostels seem to be becoming more and more popular. This is the most comprehensive list of prison and jail backpacker hostels that you'll find in the world:
Petra, Jorden - UNESCO World Heritage Site It was scorching hot leaving the Israeli border in Eilat and crossing the 400 metres or so of no man’s land to the Jordanian entry point. There are no buses and you simply have to cross the dried up river bed and persevere.