Hiring a Car in Latin America

Unpredictable buses, changing timetables and missed connections can make the prospect of renting a car very appealing. But is it worth it?

Beating Travel Sickness

Long bus trips, hairy mountain roads, choppy seas? For the travel sick-prone, amazing adventures can come at a price so try these remedies.

Cool Railway Journeys in Latin America

Rainforests, canyons, prisoner trains, cloud forests and feats of engineering - train travel in Latin America has plenty going on.

Naked Truth about Nude Selfies

Travellers who pose naked at Latin America's famous tourist attractions should choose somewhere more appropriate for their nude selfie.

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!