Paris, by foot, at speed probably the best way to taste it

I went to Paris to run. No, really. I mean, yeah, it was part of a lifetime dream to visit Paris, but that dream included being there on my birthday which is also Bastille Day, a huge celebration all over France.

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Cambodia - UK Travel Skills Exchange Programme a Huge Success

The inaugural International Student Travel Confederation Skills Exchange came to an end in February to huge plaudits. The Skills Exchange programme involved staff from the large UK umihotels chain travelling to Siem Reap in Cambodia to share experiences with the small Rosy’s Guest House.

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In this Travel Generation travel video log Linda Martin comes to us from Quorn in South Australia and her first ever camel riding experience.

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Ten things to do in the Coolest Little Capital in the World

Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and was declared the Coolest Little Capital in the World by Lonely Planet (2010/2011). So if it’s that cool I went to find out what is there to do that makes this capital city rock.

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A Great Adventure Story: Nicaragua Through El Salvador to Copan Ruinas, Honduras in a Day

Heading to Copan and the ruins from Nicaragua through El Salvador was always going to be a challenge; the borders notably frustrating, the roads long and winding but the unfolding landscape promised to offset those disadvantages in spades.

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The Liquid Locomotive - Rafting New Zealand Style

Rafting trips are rafting trips, right? Wrong. Sure, every company throws you into a raft and then you bump down a river. But sometimes, if you're lucky, you'll find a trip that offers something more. Deep within the volcanoes, rainforests and cultural cradle of New Zealand's North Island is the...

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The Philippines: Highly Affordable!

When planning travel, the first things that comes to mind is money; how much will I need to save, will I stay within my budget... and so on and so on.  From big cities to sandy beach resorts, the Philippines has something in it for everyone.

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In this Travel Generation travel video log Linda Martin comes to us from Cleland Wildlife Park on the heights of Mounty Lofty just outside Adelaide in South Australia.

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Getting Close To The Real New Zealand Wildlife

One of the top reasons New Zealand is on everyone’s travel list is to see and experience the pristine nature of the country. The crashing sea, the lush rainforests and the towering peaks are all within easy reach for most. However, seeing New Zealand’s unique wildlife is often another story.

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The Illusion of Time and Distance

In the urban areas of the US and many Western nations, when someone gives you directions they are pretty exact: Go 3 blocks, turn left at Walden St, go 1-1/2 miles until you see the red house with the flashing neon arrow that says “We are here.” Not so in...

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Top Travel Generation Writers

  1. 01. Lisa Miller Lisa Miller
    from Queenstown
  2. 02. Leah Bostwick Leah Bostwick
    from Detroit, Michigan, USA
  3. 03. Ruth Kozak Ruth Kozak
    from
  4. 04. Jamie Bowlby-Whiting Jamie Bowlby-Whiting
    from a small village in rural England
  5. 05. Caroline Coupe Caroline Coupe
    from Halifax, Canada

Top Travel Stories

  1. 01. Hiking Hallasan: The Tallest Mountain in South Korea Hiking Hallasan: The Tallest Mountain in South Korea
    by Leah Bostwick
  2. 02. 5 Reasons Why Backpacking is Good For You 5 Reasons Why Backpacking is Good For You
    by Lisa Miller
  3. 03. Otago Rail Trail: Lauder to Kokanga Otago Rail Trail: Lauder to Kokanga
    by Libby Woodard
  4. 04. The Best Backpacker Movies The Best Backpacker Movies
    by Brucini
  5. 05. England Explained (Northern Monkeys vs. Southern Fairies) England Explained (Northern Monkeys vs. Southern Fairies)
    by Jamie Bowlby-Whiting