Where to stay in Ushuaia, Argentina: best hotels, B&Bs and hostels

We pick out the best hotels, B&Bs, hostels and apartments in Ushuaia, the city at the end of the world.

Day trip to Armenia from Tbilisi: our experience!

We took a day trip from Tbilisi to explore the history, culture and traditions of northern Armenia.

Unique wine tour in Georgia: our experience of meeting the winemakers

We review our experience of taking a full-day immersive wine tour in the Kakheti region of Georgia.

Fogón Asado experience in Buenos Aires: our review

We tried out the 9-course meat tasting experience at Fogón Asado in Buenos Aires.

Venice in winter: a complete guide for first-time visitors

Our complete guide covering all you need to know about visiting Venice in winter.

The perfect Cornwall road trip itinerary for 7 days / 10 days

We compile the perfect road trip itinerary to explore Cornwall's stunning coastline in 7 or 10 days.

The ultimate 2 week northern Chile itinerary

Chile is a utopia for people who love to get outdoors, and its cities are filled with history and culture.

Stunning Vrbo cottage with sea views in Mousehole, Cornwall: review

A peek inside the Vrbo cottage where we stayed for a winter workation in Mousehole, Cornwall

12 essential tips for driving in Cornwall

Everything you need to know about driving in Cornwall to get prepared for the rural Cornish roads.

Best places to stay in Newquay, Cornwall: a complete guide

A quick guide to the best places to stay in Newquay, Cornwall, for a range of budgets and styles.

Cornwall in winter: a complete visitors’ guide

Everything you need to know about visiting Cornwall in winter to make the most of the off-season.

13 best beaches in Newquay: a complete guide

An in-depth look at the best beaches in Newquay for swimming, surfing, families, walks and dog adventures.

18 fun things to do in Newquay, Cornwall

We look at some of the best activities, sightseeing and food in Newquay, Cornwall's adventure capital.

Cornish food: a complete guide to traditional food in Cornwall

Everything you need to know about food in Cornwall and the best Cornish dishes to try on your trip.

15 best walks in Cornwall on the stunning coastal path

Our favourite walks in Cornwall, from short strolls to long day hikes on the coastal path.

How to visit the Lizard, Cornwall: a complete guide

Everything you need to know about planning a visit to Lizard Point in Cornwall, UK.

The ultimate 3 week Southern Thailand itinerary

An epic itinerary to make the most of the beaches, sights and national parks of Southern Thailand in 3 weeks.

5 brilliant coworking spaces and cafés in Paris

We tried out several of the top-rated coworking spaces and cafés in Paris.

Meet the 30-something couple on their third travel career gap

30-something finance workers Dave and Becca Jackson are on their third travel career gap together.

The rise of workations: the future of remote work abroad

Long-term digital nomad Jase Quelch takes a look at trends for the future of remote work and travel.

Is Malta expensive? A quick guide to the cost of travel

How much does a trip to Malta cost? We break it down by category and give our own budget travel tips.

7 of the best coffee shops in Valletta, Malta

Malta has a long and rich history of coffee culture, which still thrives today in the coffee shops of Valletta.

Malta sunset cruise to Comino and the Blue Lagoon: review

We explored Malta's bays, islands and beaches on a sunset cruise, with a BBQ and beers along the way.

Everything you need to know about exploring Venice at night

Venice at night is magical. Our guide explains how you can experience it with some top activity ideas.

Maltese food guide: 20 traditional dishes you must try in Malta

A complete guide to traditional food in Malta, including the best dishes and delicacies to try on your trip.

Valletta Street Food and Culture Walking Tour: review

An honest review of our experience after taking the popular Valletta Street Food and Culture Walking Tour.

20 remote working tips for travellers and digital nomads

Travel bloggers and digital nomads share their remote working tips on time management, tools and productivity.

Getting around Malta: a guide for first-time visitors

All you need to know about getting around Malta if it's your first visit to the Mediterranean island nation.

Best area to stay in Barcelona: a complete neighbourhood guide

We take a deep dive into ten of Barcelona's neighbourhoods to help you find the best place to stay.

7 great coworking spaces in Barcelona (with day rates!)

Looking for somewhere to work remotely in Barcelona? We compile the city's best coworking spaces.

A first-timer’s guide to getting around Barcelona

Everything you need to know about getting around Barcelona on your first visit to the Catalan capital.

Things to do on a rainy day in Barcelona

It doesn't rain very often in Barcelona, but if you get caught in bad weather, these ideas will help you out.

20 fabulous things to do in Fowey, Cornwall

Our collection of ideas for things to do in Cornwall's historic riverside port town of Fowey.

Workation packages and deals | hotels for remote working

We compile the best workation deals and packages offered by hotels and travel brands in 2022.

A complete guide to visiting Barcelona in winter

Everything you need to know to make the most of your trip to Barcelona in winter.

15 fantastic free things to do in Barcelona

Visiting Barcelona on a budget? We pick the best free things to do to make the most of your time.

23 stunning Vrbo apartments in Lisbon (for work or leisure!)

We pick out the best Vrbo apartments in the most vibrant and compelling neighbourhoods across Lisbon.

23 amazing Vrbo apartments in Barcelona (with work space!)

We pick out VRBO apartments in Barcelona to consider for your next city break or workation.

Sonder Casa Luz Barcelona: hotel and rooftop restaurant review

Sonder Casa Luz is a stylish hotel with a stunning rooftop restaurant in Barcelona's Raval neighbourhood.

15 best hotels in Falmouth, Cornwall | options for all budgets

We pick out the best hotels in Falmouth, Cornwall, plus other places to stay for a range of budgets.

Best places to stay in St Ives, Cornwall | hotels and guest houses

We pick out the best places to stay in St Ives, Cornwall, including hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and hostels.

14 best hotels for remote work, chosen by travel bloggers

Travel bloggers and digital nomads recommend the best hotels for working remotely around the world.

17 of the best beaches in Cornwall to hit this summer

With 700 kilometres of coastline, Cornwall is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK.

15 fabulous things to do in Falmouth, Cornwall

Heading to Falmouth? We pick out our favourite things to do including beaches, attractions and day trips.

The perfect Barcelona 3-day itinerary to experience the highlights

It's tricky to fit the highlights of Barcelona into a short visit. Here's our suggested 3-day itinerary.

23 brilliant things to do in Valletta, Malta

A complete rundown of our favourite things to do in Valletta, the historic sandstone capital of Malta.

Visiting Sitges: a stunning seaside town near Barcelona

Sitges is a standout among the many beautiful seaside towns on the Mediterranean coast near Barcelona.

6 brilliant coworking spaces in Malta

We were given welcoming tours at six of the best coworking spaces in Malta, and this is what we found.

Career break travel insurance: what to consider before buying

From reliability to value for money, there are many things to consider when seeking insurance for a long-term trip.

A luxury Mediterannean workation at Hilton Malta: review

Taking a workation at Hilton Malta gives you a balance of luxury, calmness and nearby adventure.

Sant Sadurní d’Anoia: at the heart of the Penedès wine region

We explore Sant Sadurní d'Anoia and the prestigious Recaredo winery, at the heart of the Penedès wine region.

Workation in Barcelona: how to plan your perfect experience

All you need to know before planning a workation in Barcelona, between the Mediterannean and the Pyrenees.

14 fun things to do in Truro, Cornwall

The best things to do in Truro, Cornwall, to explore the city's history, architecture and local coffee culture.

Meet the entrepreneur on a globetrotting adventure with a family of six

Sara Banks, founder of SteamLine Luggage, talks about taking her family and business on a round-the-world trip.

How to take the perfect workation in Hamburg, Germany

With a modern remote working setup, rich history and lots of natural spaces, Hamburg is the perfect place for a workation.

21 awesome things to do in Hamburg, the Gateway to the World

The best things to do in Hamburg, including sightseeing, activities, food and drink, walks and hangout spots.

7 brilliant cafés in Hamburg for a working coffee

Creative cafés in Hamburg are the perfect places to explore the city's coffee culture and get some relaxed work done.

11 best books about Argentina to read before your travels

Louisa Smith, founder of the Epic Book Society, compiles the best books about Argentina to inspire your journey.

Workation in Lisbon: a remote getaway in the City of Light

Everything you need to know about planning a workation in Lisbon, one of Europe’s remote working hotspots.

My Story Hotels: where to stay in Lisbon to make memories

We stayed in three My Story Hotels in the heart of Lisbon while exploring the city. Here’s our review and a special offer.

Two creative coworking spaces in Hamburg (with day rates!)

We paid a visit to two of Hamburg's vibrant coworking spaces, set in restored old buildings at the heart of the city.

How to list a career break on LinkedIn in 3 easy steps

A career break feature on LinkedIn is the latest development in breaking down the stigma about time off work.

G Adventures Inca Trail review: why it’s worth it

We took a 7-day Inca Trail tour with G Adventures. Here’s why it was one of the greatest experiences we’ve ever had.

9 amazing coworking spaces in Lisbon (with flexible rates)

We took a tour of Lisbon’s best coworking spaces to discover what the city’s remote community is all about.

33 best things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

We compile the best things to do in Lisbon to make the most of your time in Portugal’s friendly capital city.

45 of the best hikes in Europe, chosen by bloggers

Travel bloggers select their favourite trails in Europe, from towering peaks and glaciers to secluded pools and coastal routes.

Food markets in Lisbon: where to find the best local experiences

Local markets in Lisbon are great places to immerse yourself in the city’s famous food scene and daily life.

A maths teacher’s fulfilling sabbatical during the pandemic

Maths teacher Christine had to change her plans for a dream travel sabbatical after Covid struck.

10 best viewpoints in Lisbon | stunning miradouros to visit

Lisbon, built across seven hills, is blessed with many amazing viewpoints. These are our favourite spots.

How to take the perfect workation in Mallorca

Mallorca is the perfect place to take a workation, with sun, sea, sand, history, and a great remote working infrastructure.

23 great things to do in Palma de Mallorca in one day

Palma is Mallorca’s capital and the largest city in the Balearics. We take a look at the best things to do in one day.

Coworking in Palma, Mallorca: two great spaces with day rates

Palma de Mallorca is a popular getaway for remote workers. We visited two coworking spaces to check them out.

15 fun things to do in Alcúdia, Mallorca

Looking to get off the beaten path in Mallorca? Here are things to do in the old town of Alcúdia.

The ultimate guide to taking a workation in Cornwall, UK

Everything you need to know to plan your next remote working adventure in Cornwall from start to finish.

8 brilliant coworking spaces in Cornwall (with day rates!)

We visited some of the best coworking spaces in Cornwall, with options for every kind of remote worker.

Small group tours in Patagonia: our top 6 picks

Our recommended small group tours for exploring the Patagonia wilderness in a team environment.

Where to stay in Valparaíso, Chile | best areas, hotels + hostels

We round up the best places to stay in Valparaíso, including iconic hotels, boutique stays and backpacker hostels.

How two sabbaticals opened amazing opportunities for a PR professional

Liz has supercharged her PR career by using two sabbaticals to travel and learn a multitude of new skills.

45 of the best winter destinations in Europe, chosen by bloggers

Travel bloggers pick the best winter destinations in Europe, from festive cities to snowy mountains and sunny islands.

Quitting a PR career for a Trans-Mongolian Railway adventure

Laura left her busy PR career in London behind for a dream adventure on the Trans-Mongolian Railway.

A product marketer’s USA family road trip on a paid sabbatical

JJ took a paid sabbatical from his tech company job for a USA road trip with his family of six.

25 brilliant things to do in St Ives, Cornwall

Our favourite things to do in the artistic Cornish coastal town of St Ives, including activities, beaches and food.

At a Danish folk high school in a pandemic: an adventurer’s story

Nellie Khossousi tells of her experience at a Danish folk high school as the world was struck by a pandemic.

How a Vietnam wedding became a six-month remote working adventure

When ​​Anh set off to Vietnam to marry, she wasn’t expecting two weeks in a quarantine camp and six months of remote working.

8 amazing places to eat in Penzance: best restaurants to try

Penzance has a diverse food scene bursting with amazing places to eat. Here are our favourite restaurants.

13 great hotels in Penzance + alternative places to stay

We pick out some of the very best hostels, guest houses and cheap accommodation in the Cornish coastal town of Penzance.

35 fun things to do in Penzance, Cornwall

Our favourite things to do in Penzance and nearby to make the most of a trip to the tip of Cornwall.

The complete Lima surf guide: how to hit the waves in Peru

Peru is one of the world’s top surfing destinations. The capital city, Lima, is at the heart of the scene.

21 fun things to do in Valparaíso, Chile

What to do in Chile’s colourful coastal city of Valparaíso, a maze of hills, staircases and narrow alleys strewn with street art.

18 fun things to do in La Paz, Bolivia

At 3,640 metres, La Paz is the highest capital city in the world, its skyline carved into the Andes.

Best hiking boots for travel | top picks for men and women

When travelling long-term, you can look after your feet with a good pair of hiking boots.

5 best alternatives to Airbnb | sites like Airbnb to try

There are more travel accommodation options than ever. We compile the top alternatives to Airbnb for vacation rentals.

18 of the best things to do in El Calafate, Argentina

El Calafate is the gateway to Perito Moreno Glacier, but there is so much more to do in this mountain town.

How a lawyer found a new career path after a travel break

After eight years in the legal profession, Miriam left her job as a lawyer to travel. In this interview she tells her story.

33 inspiring remote working quotes / work from home quotes

We pick out some of our favourite quotes about remote work, business flexibility, travel and working from home.

15 incredible luxury Cornwall cottages and unique stays

These outstanding luxury cottages in Cornwall are ideal for a relaxing retreat, friends’ getaway or peaceful workation.

35 remote working essentials you need for the perfect setup

Whether you're working from home or going on workation, these remote work essentials will give you the perfect setup.

Van life essentials | 25 basics and accessories for the road

Before we set off on our van life adventure, we thought that we’d thought of everything. We soon learned.

The perfect 3-day Malta itinerary for sightseeing and exploration

Plan your active trip to Malta for a combination of natural sightseeing, historical discovery and tasty local cuisine.

20 things to do in Vilnius, the historic capital of Lithuania

We pick out our favourite things to do in Vilnius, from city sightseeing to the best local food and drink.

Everything you need to know about visiting Malta in winter

The warm Mediterranean climate makes Malta one of the best European destinations to visit in winter.

A complete guide to remote working in Europe | cities, jobs and tips

We take a deep dive into remote working in Europe, exploring the best cities, how to plan a trip, and finding remote jobs.

An advertising executive who quit to travel and built a new career

After ten years working in advertising, Kemi quit her job to travel for a year. The adventure led her to a new career path.

8 of the best wineries in Umbria | Assisi, Montefalco and Orvieto

We spent a week exploring one of Italy’s finest and most underrated wine regions. Here’s what we found.

Slovakian food in Bratislava: what to eat and where to eat it

The Slovak capital’s hearty cuisine will satisfy any appetite. We explore the best places to eat in Bratislava.

One week in Umbria itinerary: explore the green heart of Italy

Rural, medieval Umbria is the perfect place to get outdoors and off the beaten path in Italy.

20 fabulous things to do in Arequipa, Peru

Arequipa is a city built with volcanic stone, brimming with historic allure. There is something here for every traveller.

Blogging Fast Lane review | how Adventure In You’s course transformed our blog

A review of Adventure In You’s Blogging Fast Lane course, a great option for making income while you travel.

35 of the best books about travel, chosen by bloggers

Travel bloggers select their favourite books, from the classic and historic to great stories of personal journeys.

How to prepare your finances for a family sabbatical

Planning your finances for a family sabbatical can be daunting, but with a structured approach you can take the stress away.

Cerro Llao Llao, Bariloche: a beautiful day hike in Argentina’s lake district

This trail in Parque Municipal Llao Llao is one of the best ways to see the natural beauty near Bariloche.

21 of the coolest things to do in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Whether it’s tango, football, music, or eating steak and wine, Buenos Aires has something fun for everyone.

Rio de Janeiro itinerary: the highlights in 2 days

Rio de Janeiro is one of the truly great cities of the world. This is how to explore it in 2 days.

20 things to do in Bariloche, the heart of Argentina’s Lake District

Bariloche, the gateway to Argentina’s Lake District, is a mecca for scenery lovers and adventure junkies.

Patagonia itinerary and travel guide: routes for 1 week – 4 weeks

Patagonia, a labyrinth of peaks, lakes, glaciers, fjords and forests, is a haven for people who love the outdoors.

Peru itinerary and travel guide: routes for 1 week – 4 weeks

With Amazon jungle in the north, desert in the south and Inca ruins peppered throughout, Peru is a treasure to explore.

10 of the best things to do in Chinatown Singapore

In Chinatown, Singapore, you will discover an intricate mix and mingle of traditional and modern Chinese culture.

These 15 companies are keeping remote working after the pandemic

After the disruption of the pandemic and office closures, we spoke with companies who are making remote working permanent.

Where to stay in Malta: a complete accommodation guide for all budgets

Everything you need to know about the best areas in Malta, with recommendations on the top-rated accommodation in each.

17 awesome things to do in Ushuaia, the city at the end of the world

Ushuaia, the world’s southernmost city, combines a turbulent history with antarctic-esque scenery.

21 amazing things to do in Santiago, Chile’s vibrant capital

Chile's capital Santiago, nestled in a valley beneath a dramatic skyline of mountains, is a city of endless character and charm.

SafetyWing insurance for remote workers and long-term travel: review

We review SafetyWing insurance, a unique and affordable option for remote workers and long-term travellers.

The wellbeing benefits of taking a workation (with real life examples)

The real-life stories of people who have taken a workation show the benefits of grasping the freedom to work from anywhere.

A cancer survivor who left corporate life to travel the world

Anthony survived a rare cancer in his early 20s, before being sent on a work assignment that inspired a travel career break.

7 best laptops for working remotely in 2024

We compile the best laptops for working remotely in 2023 to get the most out of your freedom from the office.

Research shows taking a sabbatical from work can be life-changing

New research by The Sabbatical Project shows that taking time out of work can bring long-lasting personal benefits.

The Los Angeles bartender who took a career break to travel across Asia

Geena took a break from her bartending career to travel across Asia. Forced back home by a pandemic, she built a campervan.

What is remote working? A guide to the meaning, benefits and myths

What is remote working? In this guide, we look at what working remotely means, and highlight the benefits.

DJ DiDonna: from fintech business leadership to the Sabbatical Project

DJ DiDonna took a four-month sabbatical from running his fintech company. The experience inspired a new research project.

Meet the travelling couple who retired from full-time work before 30

Lauren and Steven Keys retired from full-time work while still in their 20s, and have built a lifestyle around travel.

The ultimate guide to workations | plan your perfect change of scenery

With more flexibility to work remotely, workations are on the rise. Here’s how to plan your perfect working break.

How a woman’s travel career break in her 40s inspired a fashion business

Harjit left her London banking job to take a one-year travel carer break in her 40s, an experience that led her to new beginnings.

A management consultant’s travel sabbatical that inspired a new venture

When Susie took a one-year sabbatical from her management consultancy career to travel with her husband, it led to new horizons.

A six-month travel transition from a PR career to self employment

Brianne took a six-month travel break during her transition between a PR career and going self-employed as a consultant.

How a travel break led a doctor to a new career in clinical research

Ilona left her job as a doctor in Germany to travel for a year. After returning, she was inspired to make a big career change.

The rewarding lifestyle of taking travel breaks between jobs

Pam has interspersed her 16-year marketing career with long travel breaks between each job to figure out her next steps.

Career gap in Canada: a break from climbing the corporate ladder

Jayde left her job in corporate customer services and administration to live and work in Canada on a travel career break.

A content strategist who travelled to 30 countries on a career break

Adrian travelled to 30 countries in 12 months while building her content strategy business, which she now runs full time.

Journey to fulfilment: an Indian woman’s life-changing travel career break

After reaching an extreme low, Manisha left her big four consulting firm job in India for a year of travel in South America.

How to ask for a sabbatical from work: a complete guide

When preparing for a travel career break or sabbatical, broaching the subject with your employer can be a daunting obstacle.

Pausing to reflect: a career break after 14 years in financial services

After 14 years as a financial services executive, Steven took a career break to study, travel and spend time with family.

How travel led a graphic designer to a career in digital marketing

Graphic designer Darah reveals how an 18-month travel adventure helped her to find a new career direction in digital marketing.

How a sustainability business was born after a travel career break

Stephanie tells how she started her sustainability business Bright Beat after taking 18 months off to travel the world.

How travel sparks curiosity: learning the 14-step rice farming process in Laos

The surprising 14-step process of rice farming in Luang Prabang, Laos, and how travel helps nurture your curiosity.

From business analyst to poet: a journey through the USA’s national parks

Alan left his job as a business analyst and travelled through all of the USA’s national parks, inspiring a new poetry career.

Best times to visit Argentina for every activity and location

A guide to the best times to visit Argentina, exploring the seasons and weather conditions for all activities.

A tale of four sabbaticals: a PR executive reflects on the power of time out

PR executive Tim utilised his former agency’s generous sabbatical policy to take four very different breaks from work.

How travel helps you value differences in the workplace

Susan explores how travel is a powerful tool in developing self-awareness, introspection and valuing differences in the workplace.

How travel taught me adaptability skills and strengthened my career

Mikaela writes how her travel experiences have enabled her to build adaptability skills that have been invaluable in her career.

How travel inspired an entrepreneur to create a surf luggage company

After overworking led Ken to burnout and relationship burnout, a travel career break led him in an exciting new direction.

A guide to the best small group tours in South America

We look at why small group tours are a great way to see South America, and compile our top recommendations.

Race Across the World winner Emon speaks to Career Gappers

Emon Choudhury and nephew Jamiul won BBC’s Race Across the World Season two. He discusses the impact of the race on his life.

Small group tours in Brazil: our top 5 picks

We compile options for small group tours in Brazil to safely explore the land of samba and soccer.

10 fulfilling gap year ideas (other than travel!)

With travel options limited and the education experience unclear, we compile gap year ideas for fulfilment and learning at home.

Small group tours in Chile: our top 6 picks

Our selections of the best small group tours in Chile, plus extended route options with neighbouring countries.

Small group tours in Argentina: our top 5 picks

Our recommendations on the best small groups in Argentina for exploring the country’s cities and vast, varied landscapes.

The man who quit his job at Google to motorbike across the world

After nine years working at Google, Alex left his job to embark on an epic solo motorbike journey from Europe to Australia.

Small group tours in Peru: our top 10 picks

The best small group tours in Peru to experience the highlights of the land of the Incas.

20 of the best beaches in South America for your next adventure

The best beaches in South America, from the sun-drenched sands of Brazil to the tropical beauty of Colombia.

The lawyer who retrained as a marketer after a travel break in China

Michael was a lawyer in Canada before taking a six-month break in China. After returning, he embraced a new career direction.

How a Latin America career break helped a canal cruise company to grow

Guy took a six-month break from his tourism startup in the Netherlands to travel in Latin America, and returned full of ideas.

Career gap on your resume? Here’s how to make it a positive

A growing number of people are deciding to take time out of their career to explore and reevaluate.

How a campervan adventure inspired a software engineering manager’s career change

Erin spent 13 years in software engineering before taking a travel break. The adventure has sparked a major career change.

Talking yourself into taking time out: the power of pragmatic optimism

The mental barriers to taking time out of your career to travel, or to pursue other things you love, are often the usual suspects.

Travel food to cook at home: 5 international dishes to try

When life doesn't allow for travel, you can bring the world into your home by cooking some classic international dishes.

15 invaluable career skills you can develop while travelling

Travel helps you to build a range of life and career skills, helping you progress on your pathway and be happier.

Teaching in China and taking two months off to travel every year

Steve discusses how he balances a life of teaching in China with taking a two-month break to travel overland every year.

Slowing down: a marketing consultant’s life experiment in South Africa

Simon headed to South Africa in pursuit of a remote-working dream; months later, he returned to London with a fresh perspective.

The ultimate South America bucket list: 50 amazing things to see and do

A compilation of the best things to see in South America, from natural wonders to the greatest man-made icons.

A marketing manager who took a career break to volunteer in Costa Rica

Michelle Matthews discusses the experience of a six-month break from her marketing career to volunteer in Costa Rica.

A complete guide to armchair travel: how to see the world from your home

Even when the next trip is far away, you can still bring experiences of the world into your home.

15 beautiful lakes in South America to visit on your travels

A collection of the finest lakes in South America, from the classics to the best hidden gems in the wilderness.

How a career break inspired a TV director to become a travel writer

Janice Hopper took a six-month travel break from her job in TV direction. After returning, she embraced a new career direction.

A Central America journey that reunited a family and propelled a career

Eddie Zaldivar set off to Honduras on a filming trip that helped him reconnect with his family and find purpose in his career.

10 effective working from home productivity tips

It's hard to adjust to working from home for the first time. These productivity tips will help make the most of it.

How a UK civil servant reshaped her life after a travel career break

Lara Hayes took a 14-month travel break from her job in the UK Civil Service. Since returning home, she has embraced a rural life.

Is Chile expensive? Here’s how much our trip cost

We backpacked in Chile for 23 days, visiting different parts of the country. Here's what we spent on the trip.

How a couple’s travel career break sparked a wedding planning business

Sarah Prinz and her husband left the jobs they loved to travel together. The experience took them in a completely new direction.

The complete Pisco Elqui travel guide: stargazing in Chile’s Elqui valley

Chile’s Elqui Valley is a hotspot for stargazing, with perfect geographic conditions creating spellbinding night skies.

21 of the best things to do in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

San Pedro de Atacama in Chile, one of the world's top stargazing locations, is on the doorstep of adventure in the desert.

How I saved money to travel by quitting my permanent job

The story of a communications executive from London who saved more money to travel by taking on temporary work.

How a travel career break inspired a new clothing business

Ashly and Carlos quit their corporate jobs to travel. After returning, Ashly realised her dream by starting her own clothing line.

9 ways a sabbatical could benefit you (and your boss)

There are huge benefits in taking a sabbatical or career break.

Best travel backpacks for long-term trips: review and comparison

When you travel long-term, you carry your life in a backpack. This guide will help you find the right one.

How much does it cost to travel the world? Here’s what we spent

A breakdown of what we spent on our travel career break, plus a broader look at world travel costs and budgeting tools.

The ultimate guide to taking a travel career break | plan your sabbatical

We guide you through every step of taking a travel career break from start to finish.

How an industry-leading company is making a success of sabbaticals

The CEO of one of Europe's top digital agencies explains how they have introduced a sabbatical policy for employees.

12 career break ideas | inspiration for your travel sabbatical

Taking a travel career break brings the opportunity for the big adventure you've always wanted.

21 practical gifts for someone going travelling (and 5 to avoid!)

After travelling the world for a year, we've gained a great insight into what is and isn't useful to pack.

How a house-sitting travel sabbatical is helping a couple build a new life

Meet the couple who took a six-month break from their busy London lives to house-sit around Europe and start building a new life.

Your survival guide to returning home after a travel career break

The big homecoming after a long-term trip is difficult. This guide will help you navigate it.

Travel planning 101: how to plan a round-the-world trip like a boss

From dreaming to departing: here's all you need to know about planning your round-the-world trip.

A quick guide to Copacabana and Lake Titicaca, Bolivia | things to see and do

The lakeside town of Copacabana is the perfect place to explore the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca.

The ultimate long-term travel checklist | career break preparation 101

Where do you begin with the mountain of admin before a long-term trip? This checklist will help.

How to maximise your professional development on a travel career break

With focus and preparation, a travel sabbatical can transform your professional journey.

9 best hawker centres in Singapore (and some dishes to try!)

At Singapore's legendary hawker centres, you can eat delicious traditional local street food without blowing your budget.

Long term travel packing list: all the essentials for men and women

If you're planning a major trip overseas for the first time, this comprehensive list will help you pack.

Your essential guide to saving money for a travel career break

With a simple strategy and small lifestyle adjustments, saving enough money to travel the world is doable.

How to manage money when travelling: a complete guide

All you need to know about travel money management, from pre-trip admin to finances on the go.

5 reasons why travelling in your 30s is amazing (and why it can be difficult)

Travel isn't just a young people's game. Here’s why the experience can be better in your 30s.

A small business owner who granted a travel sabbatical to an employee

More businesses are offering career breaks to employees; this story shows how the arrangement can work well for everyone.

The hidden costs of travel (and how to avoid them)

When planning a travel budget it's easy to forget the many unseen costs that don't fall into the typical categories.

11 incredible benefits of travel for your career

The career benefits of travel are vast, from the skills you can develop to the new perspectives it brings.

The family who are selling everything to travel Europe in a motorhome

The story of a UK family who are selling their house and belongings to take a big family career break adventure.

What to do with your stuff before long-term travel: a complete guide

What do you do with your belongings when you leave home for long-term travel? Here’s a rundown of the options.

Finding a job after travelling the world: a winning strategy

With a simple strategy, here's how I found my perfect job within six weeks of returning home from travel.

16 tips for seeing the Sydney NYE fireworks from Mrs Macquarie’s Chair

Mrs Macquarie’s Chair is one of the top vantage points for witnessing Sydney’s world-famous NYE fireworks.

The ultimate Patagonia trekking guide | 25 best trails and essential tips

Home to Torres Del Paine, the Icefields and the Carretera Austral, Patagonia is a remote hiker's haven.

Lap of Australia: a 20-month career break for a family adventure

The story of a high-flying marketer who took a 20-month career break to travel around Australia with her young family.

12 beautiful day hikes in Torres Del Paine

This selection of day hikes in Torres Del Paine National Park includes options for all trekkers.

9 stunning places to stay in Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile

From hotels to estancias, Torres Del Paine has some of the most incredible accommodation in Patagonia.

The ultimate guide to hiking the Torres Del Paine W Trek, Chile

How to conquer the W Trek in Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile, one of the world's greatest trails.

Best hikes in El Chaltén + trekking tips

The mountain town of El Chaltén in Argentina is the base for some of the most iconic Patagonia hikes.

Best hostels in El Calafate | where to stay for Perito Moreno Glacier

The best budget accommodation options in El Calafate, on the doorstep of Los Glaciares National Park.

The Cerro Piltriquitrón trail: a scenic day hike in El Bolsón, Argentina

The chilled-out Argentine town of El Bolsón is a gateway to this stunning hiking trail in the Andes.

A complete guide to camping in El Chaltén, Argentina

For the budget-conscious hiker in Patagonia, El Chaltén has a range of low-cost campsites.

How to get around Patagonia by bus: a backpacker’s guide

With huge distances separating the hotspots on the backpacking trail, Patagonia can be tricky to get around.

Best hostels in Bariloche | where to stay in Argentina’s Lake District

A guide to budget accommodation in San Carlos de Bariloche, on the idyllic shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake.

How much does a Patagonia trip cost? Here’s what we spent

Patagonia is one of the most visually spectacular places on our planet. But how much does it cost to visit?

Patagonia packing list: 25 things to take for the trekking season

To get the most out of your trip to Patagonia, you need to be well prepared for the elements.

20 things to do in Bratislava, Slovakia + 3-day itinerary

Bratislava, Slovakia’s capital, is a place of magical stories, relaxed ambiance and hearty local cuisine.

A complete guide to visiting Iquitos: Peru’s Amazon city

Surrounded by jungle and only accessible by boat or air, Iquitos is the perfect Peruvian Amazon gateway.

Colca Canyon trek: read this before you try it

We had a tough hike in the world’s second-deepest canyon. If we did it again, we would do things differently.

Best hostels in Arequipa, Peru | where to stay in the White City

The 'White City' of Arequipa has some of Peru's very best budget accommodation. These are our top picks.

Best hostels in Iquitos, Peru | where to stay in the Amazon city

Planning a trip to the Peruvian Amazon? The city of Iquitos has some great budget accommodation options.

How travel opened new doors for a corporate communications professional

The story of how a travel break helped Krista Canfield McNish to reshape her successful career on her own terms.

Inca Trail preparation: a complete guide for first-time trekkers

Completing the Inca Trail is no easy feat. Good preparation – physical, mental and logistical – is vital.

35 of the very best things to do in Cusco, Peru

With some of Peru's very best food, art and architecture, Cusco is more than just a base for Machu Picchu.

Best hostels in Cusco | where to stay before the Inca Trail

Planning to hike the Inca Trail, or another route near Cusco? First you need to choose your base in this historic Peruvian city.

How much does a Peru trip cost? Here’s what we spent in a month

We travelled through Peru keeping track of everything we spent. This is how our costs break down.

Nazca Lines flights: everything you need to know before you go

The famous Nazca Lines are one of Peru’s top tourist attractions. This guide answers all your questions before visiting.

Huacachina travel guide: the desert oasis of Peru

The Peruvian desert village of Huacachina is an oasis paradise that makes a perfect stop between Lima and Cusco.

From cycling 13,000 miles around the world to a new career in accountancy

Tim Moss and his wife Laura cycled 13,000 miles around the world. Now, he balances a life of adventure with an accountancy career.

BBC Radio interview with Career Gappers: taking an adult gap year

Listen to Alex's interview on BBC Radio Nottingham, discussing the benefits of taking a career gap on the Alan Clifford Show.

The ultimate Peru trekking guide | 35 best hikes and essential tips

From ruined Inca lands to the vistas of the Cordillera Blanca, Peru is home to many of the world’s top hiking trails.

The perfect Venice 2 day itinerary for sightseeing and discovery

If you're stopping by in Venice on your travels, here's how you can see all the city's highlights in just 48 hours.

From Siberia to Antarctica: reflecting on a travel career gap ten years on

A couple reflects on their 19-month travel career break and how it has impacted their lives a decade later.

Inca Trail packing list: 30 things to take for trekking to Machu Picchu

Planning to hike the Inca Trail? This guide covers the essentials to pack for hiking, camping, self-care and sustenance.

Best hostels in Puerto Natales | where to stay for Torres Del Paine

If you’re hiking the W Trek or O Circuit in Torres Del Paine National Park, you’ll need a base in Puerto Natales.

How travel inspired a boiler salesman to start a career in politics

Just after getting a promotion and big pay rise at work, Alan quit to go travelling – and it led to a new life path.

Best times to visit Patagonia: everything you need to know

Patagonia is a place of astounding beauty, but its diverse and unpredictable climate can make it difficult to time your trip right.

Coping with long-distance family relationships when you’re travelling

Being away from friends and family is the most difficult part of travel. Returning home and seeing everyone is always a joy.

22 countries in 6 months: a project manager’s travel career break

Anders talks about the experience of taking a six-month travel career break and readjusting to working life afterwards.

Scuba diving accessories for beginners: 6 things you need

Whether you’re learning how to scuba dive or heading out on your first fun dives, take these accessories to get the most out of your day.

Overcoming burnout: the career break reflections of a higher education professional

When Alisa took a six-month travel break from her career in education, and it helped her to become a better professional.

Diving in Malta | one of the best places to scuba dive in Europe

If you’re travelling in Europe, Malta is a fabulous place to learn scuba or to keep your passion for diving alive.

Tiger Cave Temple, Krabi: 1,237 steps to a sacred Thai paradise

The giant flight of steps is worth the endurance to witness one of the most picturesque sacred sites in Thailand.

A legal researcher’s travel-inspired decision to move to Zambia

Meet the UK law graduate whose travel experiences led her to a new life and career in Zambia.

Luang Prabang itinerary: 3 days in the golden city of Laos

Plan your trip to Luang Prabang and discover temples, waterfalls and riverside sunsets in the golden city of Laos.

15 top things to do in Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang, on the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers in Laos, is a city of tranquility and spirituality.

How to hike to Pha Ngern view point, Vang Vieng

All you need to know about hiking to Pha Ngern, a trail showcasing the rural beauty of Vang Vieng, Laos.

12 of the best things to do in Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng has transformed its reputation for excessive partying and emerged as a top adventure destination in Asia.