Adventure Travel

8 Unusual Activities To Try When You’re On Holiday

Jackie Gallego | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Making friends with huskies, or watching a manta ray ballet? Riding a jungle railway, or bungee jumping off a bridge? From one-of-a-kind wilderness th...

Why Kissimmee Is A Paradise For Nature-Lovers

Jen Barton | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Florida is the US capital of sunshine, world-famous theme parks and oranges, right? That’s only part of the story as Florida also has cosmopolitan c...

Why You Should Explore Alone (Even When Travelling With Other People)

Abigail Fedorovsky | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Abigail Fedorovsky

Over the last few years, I've travelled to various different countries, mostly with other people. It is definitely fun to share new experiences with a group, supporting each other when you struggle and making memories together.

Why The Istrian Riviera Is Ideal For Families Who Love Exploring

Jen Barton | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Parents

When we think about the ingredients required for our dream family holiday, we want a little bit of everything: somewhere we can relax, feel pampered, ...

Why Florida Is The Ultimate Destination For People Who Love Adventure

Jen Barton | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Finding a destination to unite thrill-seekers, sun lovers and adventure fiends isn’t an easy task. But the activities, temperature and landscapes of...

Are We All Just Hostages To Fear?

Louise Jackson | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Jackson

It's dark and late. I walk through the heavy rain, dragging my bags behind me on the isolated midnight streets of a Filipino city. A Filipino city w...

Meet The Women Walking Thousands Of Kilometres For Ethical Fashion

Tanya Perdikou | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Style
Tanya Perdikou

Luckily they've made it the 1,100km from Ho Chi Minh to Bangkok where I caught up with them. And here's why I think they're two of the best female role models this planet has to offer.

Turkmenistan: Burning Craters And Empty Cities

Emma Rosen | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Rosen

Standing at the edge of a crater the size of an American football field that is leaking flaming gas, my old nemesis of vertigo was making himself known. Or was it just the smell of the methane fumes? I was standing alone at the edge of the Darvaza Gas Crater, central Turkmenistan, which is also known as the 'Door to Hell' - a very fitting accolade.

Couple's Seven Month Honeymoon By Motorbike Is Giving Us Serious Wanderlust

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A married couple who decided sun, sea and sand was not enough for a honeymoon are now travelling America on a seven month adventure. The pair travelle...

Iceland Isn't In Space But It's The Closest You'll Ever Come To Walking On The Moon

Susan Devaney | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Devaney

Upon landing, I was met with acres and acres of sprawling desolate land. It was cragged, fractured - but solid in it's base. It looked to the naked eye like it had won a long, hard fought duel with nature's unpredictability.

Jennifer Lawrence: Should We Do Risky Things On Holiday Just For The Cool Story?

Abigail Fedorovsky | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Abigail Fedorovsky

Do we think that we gain some sort of status in other people's eyes for having done something risky and got away with it? Is it that our social media generation cares more about appearing funny and exciting to the people around us, than about the reality of what our time travelling was actually like?

Erasmus: The Show, Starring Me

Louise Lawless | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Louise Lawless

Erasmus will always be a leap of faith, immersing yourself in the unknown, hoping that it will lead to adventure, rewards, and unique experiences. It won't be for everyone. Putting yourself out of your comfort zone so starkly in foreign lands is no mean feat. But no matter what you'll learn that adventure is out there, the world is vast and ready to be travelled whenever you are.

I F*cking Love It...

Brad Frankel | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Brad Frankel

I started travelling properly when I was about 18 and was never able to stop, people would always tell me to settle down, stay still, stay in a job, stay HERE, but I didn't want to. I still had my call to adventure, I still needed to go out there and find what it was I wanted to do, what my purpose was

Why We Should Look Closer To Home For Adventure

Charlie Hainsworth | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Charlie Hainsworth

Every year many Brits travel abroad in search of the beauty in our world. As the very fortunate individual chosen as 16-25 Railcard's first Chief Adventure Officer, it is my job to show the Great British public why they should be looking closer to home, embracing a staycation, and exploring all our nation has to offer.

How To Overcome Your Fear Of Travelling

Lena El-Sheikh | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Lena El-Sheikh

The first thing to know is that you are not alone. Fear or anxiety when travelling is very common - there are so many people in the world who are bubbling with wanderlust but too anxious to take the jump.

Reaching The Summit Of Mont Blanc, With No Mountaineering Experience

The Tempest Two | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Tempest Two

The reason we took on Mont Blanc, was to show that ordinary people can go and take on these challenges. We could have easily come back down and said it was easy, a walk in the park. But what is the point of that?

Expectations In Life And Travel

Sarah Wauterlek Pierson | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Wauterlek Pierson

Greatness in travel comes when we learn to be vulnerable. We can travel to face our fears such as the fear of being alone, the fear of trying new things, and even the fear of failure. Travel can make facing some of these fears easier as it is likely we won't see those we meet in traveling again.

Top Five Amazing Adventure Holidays

Becky Young | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Young

But after a few consecutive years of doing so I realised I was bored by about Day 3! So I started to think outside the box and now I've been on some amazing holidays that offer something better than just relaxation - adventure! These are my top five.

My Top Tips For An October Half Term Holiday

Ray Mears | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Parents
Ray Mears

Getting out into the great outdoors with your children is a fantastic way to spark their imagination. You can keep them preoccupied for hours watching wildlife and exploring woodland. In my opinion, being in nature is the key to happiness.

Finding Time in Finland: A Summer-Scape Into Serenity

Lizzie Mulherin | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Mulherin

The sun was setting on the vibrant skyline of Helsinki when I arrived. Finland's buzzing capital is every bit the diverse and design-orientated hub its proud locals would have you believe.

There Are No Skinned Elbows on Grand Theft Auto

Dr. Aaron Balick | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Parents
Dr. Aaron Balick

Opportunities to have adventures in the real world are necessary to assess risk, celebrate real successes, and learn from mistakes. These experiences help to develop skills for the future. Experiences like these also teach that small failures and skinned elbows aren't the end of the world, and that makes us more resilient.

Travel Essentials: What's In My Carry-On

Steph Matthews | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

You might be in the midst of making travel arrangements for the upcoming summer months so I'm sharing the types of things that I enjoy traveling onboard with.

Concerns Over Mountain Pathways Should Not Put People Off the Great Outdoors

Masha Gordon | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Sport
Masha Gordon

Having benefited enormously from being active outdoors, my strong view would be that we should be doing our utmost to encourage more people - particularly young girls - to take on rambling, hill walking and mountaineering. Not discouraging them.

Life Beyond the Lens: Travel Blogger Brooke Saward Reveals the Reality Behind World of Wanderlust

Lizzie Mulherin | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Mulherin

At just 24 years of age, the Australian-born beauty has turned her curiosity and taste for adventure into a profitable business. World of Wanderlust is a digital destination for those who appreciate travel and seek new experiences; it inspires people to not only wonder what lies beyond their immediate horizon, but to go and find out what it is.

The Strength of Everyone Else

Kevan Chandler | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kevan Chandler

My parents took in the words, the concerns, the information. They sat there in a cold room, surrounded by doctors, and they decided to be strong.