La Voyageuse: the French homestay network where women host solo female travellers for free
The philosophy stems from the fact that women feel safer when they are hosted by other women.
How much does my budget air travel addiction really cost?
Very few are willing to sacrifice the ease and pleasure of cheap flights to reduce their carbon emissions.
The seven best beaches ranked by the world's travellers
Climb a ladder to a deserted cove or sunbathe surrounded by nesting turtles and flamingos.
Five tourist traps in Barcelona and how to avoid them
Don't leave with only a small slice of the real Barça.
How students can help save the world and their pennies
And it doesn’t mean you need to start sharing your showers...
Should Brits remain loyal to the tourist hot-spots of Europe or embrace a long-haul love affair?
As far-flung travel becomes the new norm, could the beaches of Southeast Asia begin to resemble the Costa del Sol?
Greta Thunberg nominated for Noble Peace Price
The 16-year-old has inspired over a million students worldwide to say 'enough is enough' to climate change.
Native Americans are bringing back the bison
Steps are being made to undo the devastation of colonialism.
Which are the cheapest months to visit each European capital?
It may be best to avoid May.
What we can learn from Cape Town's drought
The capital managed to avert one of the biggest water crises so far this century.
Interrail 101: How to navigate Europe by rail after Brexit
Brexit shouldn't mean missing out on the backpacker's rite of passage.
Seven hostels backpackers think you should know about
These are the award-winning hostels which came out top in the annual HOSCARs.
Monisha Rajesh: travelling the world by train
'It's not just what they are telling you... it's the sounds, smells, landscape, time of day, brand of cigarettes...'
A Consumer Conspiracy?
There's evidence that we've been wrongly convinced that climate change is the responsibility of the individual.
Why your plans to spend a summer working in an orphanage are most likely hindering and not helping
Most voluntourism programmes are designed first and foremost for the volunteer.
Experiencing the real South Africa as a volunteer in the township communities
As winner of The National Student’s Travel Writer 2018 competition, Eve Willis spent her summer in the gritty, beach-fringed city of Port Elizabeth.
Your Garden Route road trip: a 6-day itinerary
Go old school and jump in the car for a holiday that won't break the bank.
Tapas, Tears, and Techno: One student's experience of moving to Spain for a year abroad
Catalan is a real thing here... who knew?