5 great gap year destinations

Whether you plan to spend your time lazing around on the beaches of the world or having some active adventures, a gap year is a great time to set off into the wide blue yonder and explore. Gap years now offer the opportunity to learn new languages, pick up new skills, harness your survival instincts, [...]

The 5 best beaches in South America

As locations go, South America does pretty well for beaches. From the iconic coast of Brazil to the unspoilt stretches of Venezuelan sand, there are beautiful shores all over this part of the world. Given the superb weather in this part of the Southern Hemisphere, it’s not surprising that the beaches tend to be one [...]

Survival Holidays – Amazon Rainforest Survival

Sitting on a warm beach and sipping an ice cool cocktail out of a coconut might sound like the perfect holiday to 90% of us, but there are ‘holidays’ you can take which literally strip back all of the comforts you might usually look for and yet still offer a rewarding experience. ‘Survival holidays’ are ideal for [...]