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Volunteering with the International Citizen Service International Citizen Service (ICS) is a once-in-a-lifetime volunteering opportunity open to all 18 to 25-year-olds and it’s backed by the UK government. It gives young people the chance to work side-by-side with local volunteers …

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Florida: where vacationers galore find pristine sandy beaches, Mickey Mouse, and raucous spring break parties every year. While this describes the Florida many people know, Florida has a different side, too – a wild side, a natural side. Florida is …

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It’s that time of year again. University students all over the country are about to face their biggest wake up call to date. As the end of term approaches the realisation will set in that mornings do exist, daytime television …

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Organising your trip to Machu Picchu A trip to Machu Picchu really is a once in a lifetime experience. Although called the lost city of Peru, Machu Picchu was never really lost as the local population knew of its existence …

Part 1 – Globodave’s Guide to Backpacker Jobs and How to Find Work When Travelling

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  Backpackers Working for a Living? Surely Not! The art of backpacking isn’t all beaches, bungees and beers by the campfire. Unless Mummy and Daddy keep supplementing the credit card then even the crustiest of backpacker can’t ignore the capitalist methodology …

 

Part 2 Globodave’s Guide to Backpacker Jobs and How to Find Work When Travelling

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  Part 2 – Globodave’s Guide to Backpacker Jobs and How to Find Work When Travelling! Welcome to the second installment of my guide to finding work abroad in the guise of a backpacker – you’ll find part 1 here. This shorter …

 

Things to See & Do in Birmingham, Alabama – Spots You Never Knew Existed

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As a major metropolitan area, Birmingham Alabama is a place many travelers like to visit. But sometimes being a tourist means you miss out on the idiosyncrasies of a destination that truly make it special. Beneath the big tourist draws of …

 

The Best Nights Out in London this Autumn

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The Best Nights Out in London this Autumn Whether you’re a first-time visitor, or a city-dweller looking for a new form of evening entertainment, there’s certainly no shortage of exciting things to do and see in London in the upcoming …

 

Preventing infection on board a cruise liner

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Preventing infection on board a cruise liner Preventing and controlling infections can be a real challenge for cruise operators. While at sea, ships can quickly become breeding grounds for bacteria and viruses. In large part, this is due to the …

 

Salt Lake City – Staying on the Cheap

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With so much to see and do in Salt Lake City, it may seem impossible to enjoy your trip without spending all your money. If you’re wondering how to experience everything the city has to offer while staying within your …