If you’ve ever set off of on a solo adventure you’ll be no stranger to the hoards of advice, warnings and cautionary tales that get thrown at you. In Amy Baker’s debut book Miss Adventures: A Tale of Ignoring Life Advice While Backpacking Around South America she shares her often hilarious experiences of solo travel and sifts through what advice is actually worth listening to. We managed to pin her down long enough to tell us what advice you should ignore to ensure you get the most from your trip. Read More 5 types of advice to ignore when you travel solo by Amy Baker
The Yucatan peninsular is an amazingly flat spur of land from the south east coast of Mexico. It comprises the entire country of Belize together with three Mexican States; Quintana Roo, Yucatan and Campeche. That meteor fell 65 million years ago off its coast, in the Gulf of Mexico, which wiped out the dinosaurs. I will come back to that later. Read More We’ve been there // Yucatan
Join holiday bargain-hunter Andrew Fraser, travel safety guru Lloyd Figgins and Author and Wanderlust Magazine Editor Phoebe Smith as they talk to Julia Wheeler about how to fly further for less, and how to stay safe as you explore the world.
In our final extract from Secret Edinburgh, Hannah Robinson proves it always pays to look up… Read More Secret Edinburgh: Merchiston Tower ceiling
In part two of our look at Secret Edinburgh, Hannah Robinson visits a hidden trove of animal sculptures. Read More Secret Edinburgh: Phyllis Bone zoological sculptures
In the first of our extracts from Secret Edinburgh, Hannah Robinson takes a closer look at a pillar with a hidden secret… Read More Secret Edinburgh: Kirkhill Pillar