Don’t Miss Out On These Wonderful Experiences When Travelling In Africa

  Whether you are a gap year student looking to expand your horizons or someone keen to explore the world and all it has to offer, you should definitely be considering Africa as your next destination. Africa is a huge continent, varied in its climate, landscapes, and cultures. Within its boundaries, you can find beaches, savanna lands, as well as pyramids, deserts, and modern and lively cities. There is so much to ...

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Graduating in 2017? Here’s How To Spend Your Gap Year

  If 2017 is the year that you’ll be finishing school, college or university, maybe you’re thinking of taking a gap year before you decide on your next steps? If that sounds like you, then it’s time to start planning what you’re going to do for twelve whole months. You may already have an idea, but these suggestions could help you firm everything up. If you have a bucket list of what ...

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(Book)mark! A round-up of the world’s most unusual bookshops

A few days ago, I wrote about two of my favourite bookshops: Atlantis Books on the island of Santorini, and Shakespeare and Company in Paris. This has since inspired me to do a bit more research into the worldwide 'indie bookshop scene' and I thought I would share some of the coolest links I came across: This slideshow features Flavorwire's pick of the 20 most beautiful bookstores in the world, most ...

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Atlantis Books, Santorini: Literary Heaven on Greek Island Paradise

  I've decided to take a break from chronicling my trip preparations to tell you about a little gem I recently discovered in Ia (or Oia), one of the townlets on the island of Santorini, Greece.   The southernmost member of the Cyclades group of islands, Santorini is rightly famous for its volcanic cliffs and views of its sea-filled caldera, its beach resorts, spectacular sunsets, and its locally-produced white wines (well, a little ...

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