Lariam: Should you, shouldn't you?

Mefloquine, better known as Lariam, is one of several anti-malarial drugs prescribed to travellers, but it's not without controversy.

Planning the Inca Trail

Search for 'Inca Trail' and the results come snowballing. With so many options, prices and companies, we help to simplify the initial stages.

Best Latin American Beaches

Whether you are looking for a tropical paradise or somewhere to party, there are many great beaches to choose from throughout Latin America.

Dorm-Mate Etiquette

When most of us are used to our bedrooms, sharing a dorm comes with a whole new set of rules. Here's how to be the almost-perfect dorm mate.

Handy Travel Apps

Got a smartphone? Put it to good use and download a few nifty travel apps from currency convertors to booking websites. And most are free!

80 Signs You Are a Travel Addict

What are the symptoms of addiction? Besides hoarding travel shampoo or dealing with 'the shakes' when you're grounded for too long, what qualifies you as a travel addict? Check out these tell-tale signs and see if you are, in fact, a travel addict!

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) solves many of the most frustrating issues related to using the internet abroad and is a useful tool for travellers.

The Concept of Time

One thing you should look out for when travelling and volunteering abroad is how different cultures have an entirely different concept of time.

Ingapirca - Discovering Ecuador's Incan Ruins

It may not have the mystical allure of its more famous counterpart in Peru (Machu Pichu for the uninitiated), but at Ecuador's most significant Pre-Hispanic historical site you will find much of interest.

Say Hola to UK TV/Radio Unblocker

Whether you're a backpacker looking to watch Strictly Come Dancing, or you're hankering for a dose of Alan Green's football commentary, here's a free and simple way to access UK-blocked content from anywhere in the world.