St Petersburg, Russia; A History Lovers Delight

Exploring St Petersburg is an amazing experience, best accomplished via foot and with a guide. There is simply so much to see and do its advisable to have a local help you discover millenniums of history...

Read the full story | 0 comments

Risk Management for Travellers

Understanding and acknowledging risk management may seem like too serious a topic to embrace when embarking upon a trip but it can make the difference between having a great time and averting a tragedy...

Read the full story | 0 comments

5 Tips On Letting Go and Getting Started Travelling...

Making that first commitment and taking that first step is sometimes the only barrier between you and your travel dreams. Here Peter Smith recommends 5 things that will help you find your tipping point.....

Read the full story | 2 comments

How Much Money Do You Need To Go Travelling?

Here at Travel Generation we've recently been asked how much money does someone need to go travelling? We've compiled a simple guide to help you plan....

Read the full story | 10 comments

Behind the Tourism Facade; A Volunteer Workers Perspective of Sri Lanka

After finishing university, I paid to do an all-inclusive overseas volunteering project. I took on a teaching role in a Convent/Orphanage in Kandy, Sri Lanka..

Read the full story | 3 comments

5 Expert Tips On Getting A Travel Job In Australia

Here are some very useful tips to help you find that great job while backpacking/travelling, to keep your cash flowing and/or to get your second Working Holiday Visa (WHV).

Read the full story | 2 comments

Petra, Jordan and a Football Game

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.

Read the full story | 0 comments

Living in Antartica

Travelled by Margo Rhys-Jones | 3 Comments

Living in Antartica

My original post on working in the Antartica was so popular I have been asked lots about how to get a job and what it actually entails. Scott Base - my home for the summer Applying for a job in Antarctica is easy, like any job positions are advertised...

Read the full story | 3 comments

Travellers Getting Ripped Off in Australia

More than AUD$55,000 withheld from backpacker workers by farms and hostels in the Bundaberg area of south-east Queensland has been recovered by The Australian Federal Workplace Ombudsman.  The Ombudsman has been investigating the Bundaberg hostels and farms for about 6 months on and has found that “there is a...

Read the full story | 2 comments

Work Your Road in Australia

Travelled by Tomas Hoffmann | 1 Comments

Work Your Road in Australia

Looking for Work Many travellers save a considerable amount of money over a number of years to finance their trip. This requires a lot of effort and sometimes postponing your trip for a long period. So, the big question is: Does it have to be this way? Not at all.

Read the full story | 1 comments

Top Travel Generation Writers

  1. 01. Inka  Piegsa-Quischotte Inka Piegsa-Quischotte
    from
  2. 02. Jan Ross Jan Ross
    from
  3. 03. Leah Bostwick Leah Bostwick
    from Detroit, Michigan, USA
  4. 04. Ann-Maureen Owens Ann-Maureen Owens
    from
  5. 05. Jamie Bowlby-Whiting Jamie Bowlby-Whiting
    from a small village in rural England

Top Travel Stories

  1. 01. The Best Backpacker Movies The Best Backpacker Movies
    by Brucini
  2. 02. Things You Should Know Before Traveling to China for the First Time Things You Should Know Before Traveling to China for the First Time
    by Amanda Williams
  3. 03. Otago Rail Trail: Lauder to Kokanga Otago Rail Trail: Lauder to Kokanga
    by Libby Woodard
  4. 04. New Zealand Travel Advice New Zealand Travel Advice
    by Jamie Bowlby-Whiting
  5. 05. Travelling Extensively with No Money Travelling Extensively with No Money
    by Georgina Young