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For those who care about the people, places and cultures they visit


Enjoy insightful narratives built on a sustainable and responsible travel philosophy.
 Explore hidden destinations, boutique hotels and unique recommendations all around the world.

October 17, 2021

Shhh... Spain likes to keep some things to herself. For how else ... Read more

The Asturias Highlights You Need to Know From Spain’s Secret Region

October 14, 2021

Beshbarmak is the national dish in Kazakhstan, with a name that pleases ... Read more

Beshbarmak: The Best Thing to do with Five Fingers in Kazakhstan

October 12, 2021

Plenty of European cities have history, art and nightlife. So why is ... Read more

Why is Berlin so popular?

October 10, 2021

Only have one day in Detroit? No problem! Here's a one day ... Read more

One Day in Detroit: An Itinerary for America’s Comeback City

OUR STORY

I'm Abi, a doctor turned writer who's worked with National Geographic, the BBC, Nat Geo Traveller, UNESCO, NASA and more and travelled to over 60 countries. Go behind the scenes here.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

Travel can and should be a  force for good in the world. We bring you authentic and sustainable travel through curated travel tips, hand-crafted travel stories and useful and beautiful travel guides. We believe in the benefits of sustainable tourism.

OUR THOUGHTS ON THE PANDEMIC

 Is it wrong to talk about travel during the Covid crisis? Here's why we won't give up.

And here's how to build your perfect bucket list for summer, plus a food and drink trivia quiz to keep you busy while we're grounded. 

Your Travel Toolbox

Download an entire toolkit of resources to help you travel more easily, with more purpose and more joy after all the upheaval of Covid-19.


Yes, even if you're travelling solo. Yes, even if you have a young child.

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"Bringing the world closer is the mission for Abigail King, doctor turned writer, whose thoughtful travel blog is an inspiration. Not only is it crammed with informative features and practical advice, it covers the whole gamut of travellers, from solo and family groups to adventure and even business trips. Lively, intelligent and utterly absorbing, you’ll want to follow her round the world" Italia Magazine.


PLANNING YOUR TRIP


The Best Travel Websites and Travel Resources for 2021

The Ultimate Holiday Packing List (With Printable Checklist)

"One of the best travel blogs in the world," LONELY PLANET



SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL

Five Powerful Ways Travel Helps the Planet – Time to Rethink Earth Day?
It’s Time to Talk About the Kindness of Strangers
Is it Wrong to Talk About Travel?

How to find your focus


F ind your creative focus and fulfil your dreams with our range of resources for creative careers. 

If you're not sure where to start, try our signature online writing course and online writing retreat.

The Best Sunset Captions and Sunset Quotes for You

The Best Blogging Tools For Beginners 2021

The Easiest Vlogging Equipment Starter Kit For Beginners

CITY IN FOCUS: NEW ORLEANS

Let the good times roll in New Orleans, birthplace of jazz, Creole cuisine and the intricate latticework of the French Quarter.


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Are you looking for practical information? Like how to plan your New Orleans itinerary, where to find the best swamp tours in New Orleans or how to put together a great big Louisiana New Orleans Road Trip?



Surprising Stories

Enjoy independent travel writing and narratives from around the world.

If you like these, you'll love our Patreon area for members.

What Do We Value the Most? Quito, Ecuador, Has Surprising Answers
The People Who Are Older Than The Bible. Kakadu, Australia.
The Madaba Mosaics Jordan – Making the Broken Beautiful Again

Fire up your imagination and inspiration with our collection of the best travel quotes that you don't already know. Find road trip quotes, travelling alone quotes, sunset quotes and hiking quotes and stay entertained with 101 Fun Road Trip Questions for your next drive.

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