The GiveBackGiveAway.com – an insight into a great new company

The emergence of new charities which are being started across the world is massively inspiring and it really feels as though the world is becoming a far more community-spirited place. One such charity which I have been fortunate enough to get involved with is called Give Back, Give Away, a novel, travel-based charity which perfectly combines people’s love for travel, …

Animal tourism – things to watch out for

In the last 20 years, animal tourism has gone through quite a significant change after many horror stories began to emerge about the welfare of the animals. This makes it very difficult for a traveler as there really is nothing more amazing than seeing some of the world’s most impressive animals up close and personal. However, many of these animals …

How much does it cost to backpacking in Cambodia

Cambodia is one of my favorite places in Southeast Asia and I was lucky enough to spend just over 4 months here. I am often asked how much it costs to travel through Cambodia and so I thought it best to put together an article to give you guys a rough breakdown of what kind of budget you can be …

5 Ways to reduce your traveling carbon footprint

Something which I have found extremely strange is the amount of travelers that I meet on the road who genuinely care about this beautiful planet of ours and how we can work on saving it. The strange part however comes when we get to talking about the way that they live and so many travelers have not even considered what …

Is Voluntourism always a positive thing?

On the face of it you would think that voluntourism would be a positive thing which gives both parties involved a winning situation, volunteers can do good, travel the world and help out, those on the receiving end will get help that they need. With this being said, voluntourism has come under fire in recent years after the increasing popularity …

Volunteering – 3 things to be careful of

Volunteering is a wonderful thing to take part in and it is something which is incredibly rewarding. Those who volunteer are doing far more than simply helping out those in need, they are also building their characters and growing as people as they contribute to the world. There is a he range of volunteering options throughout the world for you …

Why teaching english for a year in Asia is a great choice

Heading away for a year to teach English is without question one of the best ways to hit the road and if you are considering this option, we have put together just a few reasons why you ought to consider Asia as your destination of choice. Each year there are literally thousands of people who fly across to Asia in …

4 Places in East Africa You NEED to visit!

I am often surprised when I speak to fellow travelers about the amount of them which seemingly have no interest in visiting Africa, with the exceptions of those countries in the north such as Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco. East Africa is in particular one of my favorite regions in the world and I cannot recommend the countries in this …