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Be your own travel guru with how-to guides for planning, executing and documenting your journeys around the world.

Gareth Johnson2 years ago
How to Live Like a Local In London
When you’re visiting a new or unfamiliar city, it can sometimes feel a little difficult to really get to grips with the place within a relatively short period of time. As a visitor, it's hard to get u...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
The Joy of Train Travel in the UK
Whatever means of transport that you choose for your travels around the world, there's always the chance of something going wrong — some sort of disruption that throws your carefully planned journey i...
Jared Rimer2 years ago
How Do You Travel When You Can't See?
Hello, everyone, I'm Jared Rimer. I've been blind since I was born. I know a lot of people are sighted out there, and they have no idea how we travel, and do other things in life. Picture yourself losing your sight, and you've been traveling and doing daily tasks your whole life. Let's say you go blind tomorrow. You have nobody to help you, but you have an idea of some resources out there that will provide the help you need. Since I've been blind my whole life, I've learned various techniques wh...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
London: A Guide to Living
It was 2003 when I moved to London, just a few months after my 30th birthday. I feel a lot of affection for London, but it’s a tough city. It’s chaotic, expensive, busy, nothing ever seems to be worki...
Annie Kiely2 years ago
What Can I Bring in My Carry-On?
Your carry-on is one of the most important and strategic parts of planning if you'll be sitting on a long flight. Packing your carry-on bag may be something you leave to the last-minute while travelin...
Scott Snowden2 years ago
Hong Kong: An Exercise In Controlled Chaos
Despite the fact that Hong Kong is a modern metropolis and one of the financial epicentres of the world, strong local traditions are still not lost among the infinite cultural crossovers. Aromatic sce...
Scott Snowden2 years ago
Abu Dhabi: Desert Rose or Just Dust and Rocks?
Fifty years ago, Abu Dhabi was not much more than empty desert punctuated only by the occasional palm tree. Bedouin tribes still roamed, sustaining themselves by harvesting dates, pearls and fish. The...
Eddie Matias2 years ago
Everything You Need To Know To Become A Travel Photographer
The most essential characteristics of a good travel photographer are similar to that of a good traveller; all you need is a camera in hand and a passion to travel the world. But you may be wondering: ...