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The World’s Top Mythical Creatures… And Where To Find Them

The World’s Top Mythical Creatures… And Where To Find Them

Bigfoot Where: North America Also known as yeti, sasquatch or the abominable snowman, Bigfoot is an ape-like, man-sized creature who is believed to live in the forests in the north-western United States. The legend of Bigfoot has fascinated people for decades, since a grainy 1967 film clip emerged showing a giant ape walking along the … More

How Travel in the Movies Really Turns Out

How Travel in the Movies Really Turns Out

Travelling in the movies is great, isn’t it? The lead characters always get where they’re going without a hiccup, meet someone they fall in love with and invariably have an adventure of a lifetime (OK, Titanic might be the exception to the rule, but even then Kate Winslet ticked two out of the three boxes.) … More

Cute Animals That Aren’t So Cute

Cute Animals That Aren’t So Cute

Some animals aren’t very good at hiding their intentions. For example, if you happen to (be unlucky enough to) bump into a shark or crocodile on your travels, there’s not much chance of you mistaking its sharp teeth, beady eyes and predatory stalking for an animal that is looking to be hugged or tickled under … More

Five Famous Explorers Who Didn’t Come Back

Five Famous Explorers Who Didn’t Come Back

The whole point of being an intrepid explorer is to revel in the fame and fortune when you return home and eventually slink off into retirement with your own show on the Travel Channel. Well, that would be why I’d do it, anyway… Unfortunately, some discoverers never got to enjoy the easy life after they … More

The Greatest Travellers of All Time

The Greatest Travellers of All Time

When it comes to famous travellers and explorers, things ain’t what they used to be. Back when travelling was in its infancy, the most famous explorers were those who danced with danger, made amazing discoveries and introduced the world to new cultures. These days we have to put up with over-enthusiastic travel channel wannabes and … More

4 Trips That Changed the World

4 Trips That Changed the World

How many times have you had a friend come back from a long trip and say: “I feel like a changed person”? It’s a common tune for travellers who have been away for a sustained period of time and the reason a lot of us like to get away from it all in the first … More

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