History, culture, festivals, art and stunning scenery – you’ll truly find all of these things in Scotland’s capital. One of the best times to visit Edinburgh is during the month of August to experience festivals galore, but with its colourful past, iconic monuments and wealth of things to see and do, it’s a great city
Did you know that if you want to become an astronaut then you need to be fluent in Russian? That’s right, once you’ve passed the entry requirements for NASA‘s Astronaut Candidate Program and gone through your training in International Space Station systems, extravehicular activity skills, robotics and aircraft flight readiness, you also need to prove your Russian
Did you learn French for years in high school but can’t speak a word of it to save your life? I know I’m not alone. Somehow I didn’t manage to take away very much more than “je m’appelle Clarissa” from spending four years sitting in a classroom being forced to conjugate verbs. Yet it’s not surprising.
This blog is part of our Startup Series. Read our posts on why you should host a web developer and a copywriter. We’ve got thousands of Guests on our site with a whole host of talents. If you’ve got a love for cooking or a passion for football, then it’s pretty easy to select a
Until a few years ago, I didn’t really get the whole obsession with summer. Warm weather, sunshine, the beach – for a Sydneysider, these things are just a part of daily life – all year round. Our idea of cold is 18 degrees plus celsius. But here in Scandinavia, where winters can plummet to -20
Paloma de la Fuente, a photojournalist from Madrid, travelled all the way to the Rockies, USA to spend three months on a cambio with the Peden family. We previously posted a short interview with Paloma after she finished her cambio, but she had a lot more to tell us! I chatted to her over Skype to find out
The best travel songs are not necessarily about travel. They evoke certain emotions in us and accompany us as trusty companions along our journey. Sometimes, you’ll be sitting at a cafe in your home town and a song will come on that takes you back to a night spent beneath the stars in the Australian
This blog is part of our Startup Series. Read our post on why you should host a copywriter. I’m the sort of person who doesn’t ask for help very often. I like to think that I can do everything on my own, or at least Google the answer and find out within a couple of minutes.
Many of my most memorable travel experiences – the ones that make me laugh, cringe, gasp and wax nostalgic – have involved food. Good food brings me great joy in life, both for the assault on the senses that I get to experience, and the way in which it brings people together. I love a good hotel
Budget travel has a kind of romanticism to it – the idea of being on the road with only a trusty pack for company, enjoying hospitality where you can get it and getting to know the locals. Unfortunately, for many travellers these days, “budget” involves staying in crowded, smelly, bed bug-infested hostel dormitories for weeks