Greece is a popular destination famous for its myth and legend, its ancient history and breathtaking islands and beaches, but it is also famous for being home to a population of cats that hold a special place in the hearts of locals and visitors alike. These feline inhabitants have become an integral part of Greek culture, symbolizing the Greek way of life and the enduring spirit of the country, and are the purrfect temporary companion for any solo traveller.
3 Years ago today the British Foreign Office urged travellers to get home as air routes and borders started to shut down, worldwide travel restrictions were imposed and people were forced into lockdowns. All without any rational justification and against all established clinical and pandemic response best practice at the time. This must never be allowed to happen again.
Backpacking and travelling the world has changed drastically since its heyday in the late nineties and noughties, is it time to get back to basics?
2023 is the year travel truly opens up again, will this be your year to travel the world?
Backpacking around the world doesn’t mean you are limited to just staying in hostels, there is a whole re of accommodation options you can choose from!
As the world wakes up from the collective insanity of the last few years, many people are taking stock of their lives and are learning a valuable lesson about what is important, specifically about work life balance. Quiet quitting may be a new buzz word, but it is part of a larger mentality that backpackers and travellers have preached forever.
How do you know when is the right time for you to take a gap year and travel? Is the economy going to make it difficult? Can you afford it? Maybe you are career focused or think you are the…
Airlines have gotten too used to treating customers in an appalling manner, throwing out any semblance of customer service and have acting in any way they wish with impunity for decades. It is time they are reminded that they are not a law unto themselves and paying customers do come first.
Wearing masks on flights is becoming normalised now, but it is time the mandates ended and it is time airlines stopped demanding masks on flights.
After a prolonged period of forced lockdowns the world is once again starting to open up to travel, but are backpackers themselves ready to return to travel? Will we go back to a world of overtourism, disrespecting local cultures and monuments and using the world as a drunken playground? Or will travellers take the time to reflect, leave a positive impact and practice respectful travel?