Convincing your parents to fund that gap year won't be quite as difficult when you show them this list. The benefits of gap year are too many to count, but we've outlined the best below. Share, learn and travel, globe-trotters.

More than new bikinis or Instagram likes, travel is about growing as an individual, getting in touch with yourself, and broadening your perspective. Travelling makes you a better person because it teaches you many new lessons. Above all it teaches you to…

Sometimes travel isn’t an option, and sometimes neither is travel insurance. If you are planning a trip, it is just as important to know what travel insurance won’t cover as it is to know what it will.While every travel insurance provider and policy is different, there are a few general exclusions to look out for. Travel insurance probably won’t cover you if…

That moment the airport terminal screen updates with ‘CANCELLED’ is enough to make you cry. Before you shed a tear, take a look at our tips for surviving a flight cancellation.

It's bad enough to have an emergency at home—but when you're travelling abroad things can get a lot more complicated. We all want to believe our trip will go off without a hitch, but more often than not unexpected situations arise. Should you encounter any disaster scenarios on holiday (and remember, these may be different given your level of travel experience), follow these steps to avoid total catastrophe.

There’s no faster way to ruin your dream holiday than with a bout of food poisoning. Whether you have an ultra-sensitive tummy or a stomach of steel, food poisoning does not play favourites. Try to avoid these foods while travelling for a toilet-free trip abroad.

Julie Jones

Julie, from the blog - Have Wheelchair Will Travel, shares her knowledge about travelling with a family member who has a wheelchair or disability. Read more.

Here are six tips to improve your photography and bring the best out of your holiday experience.

By Dan Moore

Looking for plane tickets is a balancing act of figuring out what you need, what you want, and how you can compromise to get the best of all worlds. There are many pieces to the puzzle and considering all of them is important. Does the airline cater to your destination? Do they have adequate cover for luggage allowance? Is there in-flight entertainment? Are drinks and food served or available? Are the seats comfortable? And perhaps most importantly, are the tickets affordable?

Nothing feels more like freedom on a holiday than renting a motorcycle and hitting the open road. You'll enjoy your next ride even more if you ride safely with these tips.