Writing About your Trip

Writing a holiday blog or journal can be a good way to remember your trip and make sure the memories stay with you. It’s becoming more popular as time goes on, with people even making a living out of writing about their travels, by running profitable websites. You don’t have to go to these lengths – though it is possible to if you’d like to – but you can still create an engaging and entertaining blog. A blog is the perfect medium for holiday writing, and if you want to keep it personal, you can password protect your domain soContinue Reading…

Cultural Differences – Embrace Them

Going to another county might feel intimidating sometimes, especially if it is very different to your own. It’s common for people to feel a little bit overwhelmed, or like they don’t really know what to do or how to behave. The answer? To embrace cultural differences and make the most of them. After all, isn’t this exactly why we travel? So we can see and experience something new? Cultural differences could be anything from codes of behaviour, to language, to food. They are all exciting differences, and areas where we can really learn to embrace another culture. The only thingContinue Reading…

Trying Different Foods when Away

Part of travelling is trying local foods and cuisines. It is one of the best ways to experience the culture of a particular country and to find out more about what it would be like to live there as a local. There are many different delicious dishes around the world, and it is a great experience to try as many of them as you can. When you are looking for restaurants where you can eat, see where locals go and look for places that are authentic. Check on apps to read customer reviews and see what people have thought aboutContinue Reading…

Picking your Next Destination

Holidays can be stressful to plan. Even if you are able to relax and unwind when you arrive, you won’t be able to do this whilst you are in the planning stage. Picking where to go is a major source of stress for a lot of people – there’s so much of the world to visit! Make a list so that you can plan your travels properly. Choose the destinations you want to visit and write them down, then add to your notes over time. You can almost make it like a scrapbook. You will be able to write downContinue Reading…

Is Volunteering the Best Option for you?

The idea of volunteering abroad seems so exciting. Travelling, seeing the world, all whilst helping a good cause. On paper, it sounds perfect. But volunteering isn’t for everyone, and even if it is something you want to do, you need to make sure you do it in the right way. Here are some points to take into consideration: Do you want to travel or are you happy to be based in one place? You will have the opportunity to travel during your free time, but won’t be able to go as far due to your commitments. Think about this andContinue Reading…