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Nathanael, Volunteering, WWOOF, Bjorklinge, Sweden

Volunteer Abroad: Workaway, HelpX, WWOOF

Are you looking to get a first-hand experience of local culture? Get some help in your home or business? Learn a few new things? Meet some people? Then welcome to the wonderful world of work exchange!

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The serious business of beer-tasting, Montenegro.

Managing your Budget

One aspect of travelling that a lot of people find intimidating is facing the fact that you are going to be spending money, quite possibly a lot of it. Don’t let that thought deter you! Instead, use your concern to your advantage. Anxiety is easy to overcome with a little…

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Icelandic Trolls

Icelandic Myths and Creatures

Amongst the black rocks of Iceland lay ancient magic, since the giant ogre named Ymir appeared out of the thawing drops of a new, and fierce, world.

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Romanian Folklore

Romanian Myths, Monsters, and Heroes

The epitome of dark myths and legends began deep within the wide forests of Romania, a country that was once harsh and full of mystery. Natural disasters, disease, wild animals, and war always felt too close to home and threatened to decimate the lives of the Romanian folk. Seemingly powerless against these terrible forces, the Romanian people…

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Poorly Photoshopped Castle Bled, Slovenia

Haunted Castles of Britain

Everybody, in the back of their mind, believes in ghosts. Your heart races for a second when you see a shadow move out of the corner of your eye, or you feel the presence of someone standing over you as you try to sleep, or a gaping face in the…

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Caernarfon Castle, Wales

A Crash Course in British Castles

Castles, impenetrable fortresses of carved stone blocks atop rocky crags, are truly an awesome sight to behold.

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Salzburg square, Christmas market

The True Meaning of Christmas

To uncover the roots of Christmas we must dig deep, to ages past, when a warm light was your only source of hope in an illimitable and terrifying darkness.

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Krampus, Christmas Card, Salzburg

Christmas Tales Around the World

Christmas is a popular holiday for many countries around the world, but it doesn’t mean that we all like to celebrate it the same way. In the Ukraine there’s a magic spider who spins golden webs onto the Christmas tree; Italy has a witch who hands out presents via flying broomstick; in Austria…

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Pack Buddies

List of Travel Gear Essentials

Our Recommended Gear for your Next Adventure Living out of your backpack for a few months will quickly teach you what gear is essential and what is a waste of space. For those who want to travel light but also be prepared for a sleep outdoors, our recommendations will have…

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