10 Tips and Tricks for Learning Spanish

10 Tips and Tricks for Learning Spanish

You’re doing a course, you’ve got an app and you’re in a language exchange. Now, speed up your language learning with these simple tips.

Travel Insurance: 3 Good Reasons You Should Purchase

Travel Insurance: 3 Good Reasons You Should Purchase

Here are three reasons why you should purchase travel insurance whenever you travel, be it for business or leisure.

Backpacking in your 30s, 40s and beyond

Backpacking in your 30s, 40s and beyond

Remember backpacker bores, bathroom-sharing, the fear of missing out? So how much does the backpacking experience change as you get older?

Travel Resolutions for 2016

Travel Resolutions for 2016

Sigh. It’s not easy to keep New Year resolutions, be it exercising more often or giving up chocolate. So forget those and try these instead.

An Interview with Robin Hanbury-Tenison

An Interview with Robin Hanbury-Tenison

Robin Hanbury-Tenison speaks about some of the issues facing Brazil in the lead-up to the Olympic Games in 2016.

Christmas Traditions in Latin America

Christmas Traditions in Latin America

Forget reindeers, snow and roaring fires. A Latin American Christmas is a sunnier yet equally jolly affair of local and Catholic traditions.

Amazon River Dolphin

Amazon River Dolphin

The Amazon River dolphin is a freshwater dolphin that inhabits the waterways of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers in South America.

House-sitting: the lowdown

House-sitting: the lowdown

Free accommodation, local living, home comforts – house-sitting sounds like a winning idea. But what do you need to know before saying yes?

Palm Oil in Guatemala, a Disturbing Series of Events

Palm Oil in Guatemala, a Disturbing Series of Events

The recent death of an environmental activists has highlighted the deeply unsettling nature of palm oil production in Guatemala and the big businesses that pursue it.

Beefing up the Veggie Options in Buenos Aires

Beefing up the Veggie Options in Buenos Aires

A guide to some of the hippest and steak-free eateries in Buenos Aires for vegetarians and anyone seeking healthy alternatives.