The greatest reason for travel, is to increase cultural understanding. Whilst most tourists would visit Zambia to see its incredible wildlife, it would be ignorant to avoid getting to grips with its poverty and inequality.
So what would you expect for a TV show like this? To be learning about strange customs and unique lifestyles of this East African country? Well, yes but what is most enjoyable are the many similarities you'll see between us. Welcome into the Hamar tribe of Ethiopia.
In some ways an alternative version but also in many ways, more original than any other nativity you will see this Christmas.
One of the most intrepid explorers to hit your screen is back. As one of the most hotly anticipated travel films of the year is released - Bruce Parry's Tawai - we wanted to share a few thoughts on the documentary and the man himself, as an exceptional TV travel pioneer.
Iceland is magical, spectacular and majestic. It’s also freezing. Fill in the time between seeing sights with equally enjoyable moments, in the warmth of Reykjavík’s hottest hangouts.
There are many western people with predispositions about races and faith. To them, I would ask that they take an open-minded look at this show.
A fresh approaching to budget backpacking, saving and affording travel.
One of the most common reasons I hear from people heading off travelling, is that they want to “live in the moment” or "seize the day". It’s as good a reason as any however, if this means years of sacrifices, budgeting and saving to prepare for a trip, then that doesn’t sound very much like living in the moment, does it?