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


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.


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.


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

Wondering what to do in quarantine? Build your perfect bucket list for summer, take this food and drink trivia quiz and Spain quiz and practice writing sunset captions so that when travel is back, so are you! 

For the Gift Giving Season

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What do you buy for someone who loves Italy? Why authentic Italian themed

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Looking for gifts for an outdoorsy girlfriend? Or simply present ideas for the

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Looking for the best luxury travel gifts for him? Don't worry, there's more

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Looking for the best gifts for travel lovers for 2021? Well, you need

The Travel Toolbox

Download an entire toolkit of travel planning resources to help you travel more easily, with more purpose and more joy.

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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


The Ultimate Holiday Packing List (With Printable Checklist)

The Best Travel Websites and Travel Resources for 2021


Here are the best travel websites that I'd recommend for authentic, boutique and luxury travel. 

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


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?


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.

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 captions and hiking captions and stay entertained with 101 Fun Road Trip Questions for your next drive.



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