7 Tips for Snacking Healthily While Travelling

It can become a huge challenge to maintain healthy eating habits while travelling. Whether you’re travelling for work, a well-deserved holiday, or just chasing life on the road, it sometimes gets tough to avoid the temptation of tasty snacks. Why? Because it just seems impossible to stick to a healthy diet if you’re frequently rushing to catch a bus, sat on a long …

How to Prepare for Your Kilimanjaro Trek

Mount Kilimanjaro! The name of this awe-inspiring summit is by itself enough to send shivers of excitement (as well as terror) down one’s spine. And, hiking up 19,340 feet to reach the topmost point of Mt. Kilimanjaro is every hiker’s dream come true. But as much as hiking up this great mountain sounds daunting, with good preparation, planning, training, and …

How to Protect Your Eyes and Ears in the Ocean

I love to be in the sea. Whether that’s through surfing, diving, or swimming, there’s a thrill and beauty to be found in being in the ocean; be it in warm and tropical waters or the freezing cold (OK on second thought, maybe just warm!). But have you ever considered the hidden dangers of the sea? I’m not talking about …

10 Tips for Surviving Rome in the Summer

A trip to Rome is undoubtably one of the most enriching city breaks you can take in Europe. Thousands of years of fascinating history, a vibrant cafe and bar scene, the tastiest Italian food and local wines – it’s really one of my favourites. But having visited in both winter and summer, I have to say I found visiting in …

How to Make Friends in Hostels

Ah, hostel life. It’s social, it’s friendly, it’s a great way to meet new people. But it’s not always easy being the new face. What if you’re travelling by yourself and you’re lacking the confidence to approach people? The good news is you already have something in common with everybody here. You’re all exploring a new place, and you all …