The Lowdown on LGBT Travel and Why We Need It

Flights? Check. Visas? Check. Hotel, suitcases, passport? Check. For most people (read: heterosexual, cisgender people), there isn’t much more to think about when planning a holiday. But there are concerns that fly over the heads of most people which are constant worries for LGBT travellers. I was recently talking to a (heterosexual) work friend of…

10 Ways to Stay Safe While Travelling

Your safety can never be guaranteed, but there are so many ways you can try and avoid disaster while abroad. You can be the most organised, cautious, safety-conscious person in the world and things can still go wrong (I speak from experience on that one). After reading these back I wonder if I’m being a…

9 Backpacking Essentials That Might Save You From a Travel Disaster

There’s a huge list of stuff you should take travelling with you, from clothes and shoes to cameras and phone chargers. Some of this stuff will come in very useful and some of it will probably come home unused. Here are 8 things you’re guaranteed to use (and need!). If you’re as unlucky as me,…