Safety

  • Richard Stuttle in Bali

    What’s the point of going travelling?

    Why should I go travelling? I can see the world online from the comfort of my sofa. I would say there is far more to travelling than just seeing new places and looking over beautiful views. Travelling is as much about exploring yourself and finding your way as a person, as it is about seeing new places and visiting iconic destinations.

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  • Snowy Meribel sunshine

    Becoming a Seasonaire – Winter in the Mountains

    Living in the mountains for 5 months, skiing or snowboarding every day, sounds absolutely perfect. Winter seasons can also be incredibly addictive, in total I worked 10 winters in the French Alps, mostly in Meribel and around The Three Valleys.

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  • Sydney Opera House

    The Future of Backpacking

    Will backpacking ever be the same again? I have been an avid traveller over 20 years, spending 10 winter seasons in the French Alps and summers travelling around Europe. In 2003 I embarked on a 2-year backpacking adventure around Australia, New Zealand and Thailand…

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  • Snowy mountains and trees

    What’s the latest on going on travelling this winter?

    Going abroad for anything other than essential reasons is currently banned throughout the UK, but the reports of a potential vaccine have led to a rising interest from people eager to get back out there and travel.

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  • People crossing very busy street

    Staying Safe in Tokyo, Japan

    Japan is one of the safest countries in the world, ranking as number 9 on World Population Review in 2020. It’s generally safe to walk around at night, violent crime is extremely rare, and things that often plague other countries’ sightseeing spots such as pickpocketing and mugging are low.

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  • People walking down path in Asia

    Travelling Asia

    Always be sure to inform your bank accounts that you are traveling abroad – this will ensure that your card does not get blocked by the bank. The bank may think this is a suspicious transaction.

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  • Man looking at train times

    Staying Safe As A Digital Nomad

    The astonishing increases in technological capability in all parts of the world has given rise to the digital nomad tech role. With one nomad platform gathering 10,000 followers…

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  • Crowd at a concert

    Keeping Your Gear Safe While on Tour

    Too often, musicians learn the hard way that thieves are able to sell their instruments and other equipment for big bucks on the black market. Stolen instruments can sell for thousands of pounds, making them a popular target.

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  • Chairs around a campfire

    Safety Tips for Camping

    There’s something exciting about going camping and feeling isolated from ‘the real world’ while being surrounded by nature. Since so many of us are attached to technology

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  • Zebras and bison with hot air balloons

    Family Travel in Africa

    Africa is a continent boasting fifty-four countries and although it may not be the obvious choice for a family holiday, there is so much more on offer than just safari trips for families.

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