The Ancient, the Magnificent and the Everyday

The Pyramids, of course, are among the world’s premier tourist attractions but one of the pleasures of travel is stumbling upon a ruin little known outside of its immediate locale. It is just there, minding its own business down a side street and available to poke around or clamber on, often without having to pay an entrance fee.

Continue Reading The Ancient, the Magnificent and the Everyday

The A to Z of Gap Year Travel

If rumours of the gap year’s demise are true then this post will go mostly unread as students instead forego a break between A levels and university to avoid the rise in tuition fees. Plenty though will either worry about the financial hangover later or consider a year out a worthwhile investment in their future.

Continue Reading The A to Z of Gap Year Travel