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Saturday, 15 May, 2010 - 01:00

Mongolia is a truly stunning country, its beauty lies in the vast open expanses, incredible culture, the friendly and generous people you meet and the feeling of being in one of the last true remote areas of the world.


Monday, 10 May, 2010 - 00:00

Common sense seems to have prevailed amongst travellers and they have abandoned Bangkok in favour of other parts of Thailand and South East Asia.

This is very bad news for Thailand and the tourist industry which makes up such a large part of the economy in that country, but individual safety concerns have to supersede these concerns for now.

An uneasy calm seems to have descended on Thailand for now, but no one is denying that the problems which led to the...

Thursday, 22 April, 2010 - 00:00

The FCO has changed it Travel Advice for Thailand. Their advice now reads as follows:

“We advise against all but essential travel to the city of Bangkok, in light of ongoing political demonstrations. This advice does not apply to passengers transiting Bangkok airport on their way to other destinations in Thailand or internationally.

Today the Foreign Office amended its travel advice for Thailand to advise against all but essential travel to...

Sunday, 11 April, 2010 - 00:00

At least 10 die and 500 injured in Thai riot - Headline


Thursday, 25 March, 2010 - 01:00

We’ve all heard them and most people who have taken a Gap Year will have been a ‘travel bore’, it can be hard not to be.

I regularly hear myself start a sentence with ‘when I was in…’, these days I check myself and look closely at the body language of the person I am talking to before I continue.

Many people prepare for Culture Shock when they travel,...