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Dining out is part and parcel of travelling. Sampling the cuisines of other cultures is a huge part of everyone's experience when they're abroad, but you need to ensure you won't offend at the dinner table! Get to grips with dining etiquette across the globe with this handy guide.

Lisa Owen

Not everyone has camping on top of a volcano on their bucket list. But in true adventurer style, it was a must do on mine and I knew just the place: Guatemala.

Lisa Owen

Did you know that you can hike Japan’s highest mountain without a guide? Here’s what it was like to hike up Mt Fuji solo – as well as some useful tips on how to do it.

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Itching to see the natural spectacle that is the Northern Lights? Not to worry – there are plenty of places that play host to travellers wanting to see this marvel of colours. Find out where!

Sangeeta Kocharekar

The types of people you’ll meet in hostels – and which to avoid at all costs. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’ve stayed in a hostel and would’ve undoubtedly met a cast of characters. Find out what to expect here.

Sangeeta Kocharekar

Split as a town has a lot more to offer than just its proximity to some of Croatia’s most stunning islands. It’s got beautiful beaches, an ancient palace and a pretty waterfront promenade lined with dozens of restaurants and bars. If you’re heading to Split soon, here’s what to experience.

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Lazing on white sandy beaches, popping some prawns on a barbeque, seeking out the perfect surf spot, or hiking through rainforests - all things you might imagine doing on your big trip to Australia.

Lisa Owen

With its superb mountain views, beautiful beaches and the ideal climate for producing wines, Cape Town offers up something for every traveller. Here are my top 10 things to see and do there.

Lisa Owen

Cuba ranks high as one of my most unique experiences as a solo traveller. Here’s what you need to know before you come to Cuba. This guide will help you navigate your way around the country, and prevent travel mistakes that could prove costly.

Lisa Owen

If I asked you where you thought the Bohemian Switzerland National Park is located, you probably would say Switzerland. But the national park is located hundreds of kilometres away - can you guess where?

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