About Dave Holcroft

He's seen a bit of the world on a shoestring shorter than you can care to imagine. He writes with flair, comedic value in a satirical and often thought provoking manner. He also enjoys writing in the 3rd person...

Essential Tips to Make the Most of Your Holiday

The key to ensuring you get the most out of your holiday is to prepare as much as possible before you leave. Whatever your travel style, whether you’re jetting off for a long-haul holiday, or want to embrace a trip […]

What to Do on a Long Weekend in Gozo, the Sister Island of Malta

A Long Weekend in Gozo…
Sometimes, travelling to the Mediterranean isn’t complete without a few stops at several destinations. Malta is a financial epicentre of the region and has a vigorous nightlife, so that relatively small island is a huge draw […]

5 Countries To Visit In The Middle East

A Journey to the Middle East
The Middle East is becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination, especially as flights are becoming cheaper and more frequent. Whether you visit a single destination or enjoy a multi-stop break, there are plenty of great […]

5 Top Tips for Travelling with a Wheelchair

5 Top Tips for Travelling with a Wheelchair

Times have changed and, in the modern world, it’s becoming easier and easier for those who are wheelchair-bound to travel internationally. An increasing number of nations are developing their understanding of wheelchair accessibility; […]

Exploring Malaysia The Responsible Way

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Travelling the world and taking in some of the most incredible sights this planet has to offer is considered a dream to most and Malaysia comes close to topping the list. The wonder may come down to wondering how you […]

Volunteering with Animals on a Gap Year

What about Volunteer with animals during your gap year?

Volunteering with animals during a year out will be a great experience if you are an animal lover, or thinking about working with animals once you graduate from university. It will also […]

Donald Trump Refers to Namibia as Nambia! 10 Facts About the Real Namibia

Come On Donald – It’s Namibia Not Nambia
On Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump erroneously referred to the southern African nation of Namibia as ‘Nambia’, a country that doesn’t exist, twice in a speech to African leaders in New York. In fact, […]

Why Canada Might Be the Best Country Ever

We recently wrote about why the United States is currently a better place to be than the United Kingdom. But why don’t we have a turn at turning a critical eye towards ourselves in favor of another country? Today, that […]

A Safe and Convenient Way to Carry Money Whilst Travelling

Spend securely in the sunshine with Escape currency card

Introducing Escape Travel Money Prepaid MasterCard® currency card – a safe and convenient way to carry money abroad.

The Escape Travel Card allows you to load up on holiday money before you head […]

Your Guide To A Safer, More Comfortable Camping Trip

Getting out there in the wilderness and setting up for two or three nights is the kind of break everyone needs to experience. At least once. You get closer to nature, which can be very therapeutic. You also discover more […]