The Student Traveller Christmas Wishlist 2015

It’s that time of year again. Almost-but-not quite-Christmas. Time to panic and be completely clueless when suddenly everyone’s asking you what you want. But never fear! A quick Google and you’ll be faced with hundreds of lists just like (but obviously not as good as) this [...]

2018-03-13T02:00:22+00:00 November 24th, 2015|Practical Information, Student Saver, Travel Tips|Comments Off on The Student Traveller Christmas Wishlist 2015

Gap Year Guides: How to Fundraise Effectively

Following on from my post on sustainable volunteering, I've come up with some tips on how to supercharge your fundraising efforts - because once you've decided on an organisation to volunteer with, you're probably going to have to fundraise some money to pay for the trip, or for a [...]

Gap Year Guides: How to Volunteer Sustainably

It can be very difficult to wade through all the different volunteering opportunities out there - so here is my handy guide to help you along the way, and make sure your volunteering is valuable.

Gap Year Guides: How to Pick a Hostel

Hostels are perhaps the best thing about backpacking. They can be fun, safe, sociable places, which can take your trip from being just ‘good’ to being absolutely brilliant. But getting it wrong can be a disaster. Not just scalding-hot-then-icy-cold showers, bedbugs and other infestations, and broken [...]