Indie Travel

My story: I was surrounded by 80 fluffy huskies for 10 weeks!

My story: I was surrounded by 80 fluffy huskies for 10 weeks!

Can ANYTHING top volunteering with Baxter and 79 other huskies for 10 whole weeks? *swoon*

The Truth About Gap Years

The Truth About Gap Years

Katty spent a gap year on a husky farm in Finland. Not to silence the doubters, but for herself.

Christmas travel pros and cons: Wanderlust vs feeling far from home

Christmas travel pros and cons: Wanderlust vs feeling far from home

What are the pros and cons of travelling in the Christmas period?

3 Mexican Myths Worth Busting

3 Mexican Myths Worth Busting

The cartels. The 'primitive' heritage. The food. Three myth stereotypes to dispel about Mexico.

Essential festival tips

Essential festival tips

Essential festival tips and festival kit - if you're going to a UK festival this summer, make sure you party safe (but do party) and have the right festival gear

Solo Travel Tips for Hostels

Solo Travel Tips for Hostels

If you're planning to take the hostel route when travelling solo, check out these useful tips. You can also see which global hostel locations were rated the best in the HostelBookers Awards for Excellence 2012. Hostels so gorgeous they might …

Backpacking Tips for Beginners

Backpacking Tips for Beginners

It's hard not to yearn for the freedom of travelling and backpacking when the summer holidays hit and/or you're waiting for graduation. Whether you’re island hopping in Thailand or trekking the Himalayas there’s one thing that’s vitally important: your luggage.

Best countries to go backpacking in after graduation

Best countries to go backpacking in after graduation

You know... you don’t have to fit into a mould of graduating, going straight to work, staying at a company for 40 years, retiring, and THEN traveling if you’re still able. Go work abroad, and travel.

Cheap Berlin Travel guides

Cheap Berlin Travel guides

Cheap Berlin Travel guides - what to see, eat and do to experience Berlin culture as a student or backpacker

Top 5 festivals to visit in Europe in 2012

Top 5 festivals to visit in Europe in 2012

Everybody wants to do something different this year, visit a new land or enjoy unique experiences - picking a European festival is a great option. Whether you're into art or music, there is something for everyone to enjoy across the …

Best countries to go backpacking in

Best countries to go backpacking in

You know... you don’t have to fit into a mould of graduating, going straight to work, staying at a company for 40 years, retiring, and THEN traveling if you’re still able. Go work abroad, and travel.

Travelling alone

Travelling alone

10 Ways to survive... Travelling alone. Travelling solo is a daunting prospect but you can turn it into a safer and exciting adventure...

Advice for female travellers

Advice for female travellers

Advice for female travellers - if you're a lone female traveller, we show you exactly how to be safe as a woman backpacker

10 Ways To Survive Youth Hostels

10 Ways To Survive Youth Hostels

10 Ways To Survive Youth Hostels - How to find cheap youth hostels and make it a quality experience when budget travelling.