6 ways you can become a greener traveller

And by greener, we don’t mean digging out your green St. Paddy’s costumes from earlier this year. We mean green in terms of sustainability and eco-friendly. Sustainable travel is all about making simple choices to minimise your negative impact on a destination you’re visiting, you’ll be surprised at how easy it is to contribute to the environment in a positive way.

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The RockHoppa guide to travelling Thailand

Home to picturesque sandy beaches, incredible street food and intricately built monuments, it’s no wonder that Thailand is Asia’s primary travel destination. Whether you want to explore its rich cultural heritage or enjoy the nightly parties, Thailand has got something for just about anyone.

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Hotel vs Hostel vs AirBnB

A major part of trip planning is the accommodation. Hotels and hostels have been the go-to option forever across the globe, but in recent years AirBnB is getting increasingly popular.

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How to survive long journeys with your child

Whether you’re travelling by car, train or plane, it can be a worry planning any journey with young children.

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9 things you MUST do in New York

New York is a captivating, magical city. It can be a little bonkers and too fast for some, but it’s ability to wow and amaze us is undeniable. I am fortunate enough to have visited once and I will definitely be going back to explore it even more. But here are 9 things that must be done in New York.

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How to have the greatest 3 days in Dublin

Today is the day where we celebrate all things Irish – St. Patrick’s Day! So dig out something green to wear and get yourself a pint of Guinness from your nearest pub. Although from experience, there’s only one place that you can enjoy a real pint of the Irish stout… Dublin, Ireland’s capital. Visiting the Guinness Factory is one of the many great things you can enjoy in this city.

With endless attractions and bars, it can get a little overwhelming when it comes to deciding on an itinerary. But don’t worry – we’ve created a 3 day plan bursting with culture, beautiful sights and authentic local pubs for a merry Irish time.

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day around the world

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, which means digging out our green clothes and going on a drinking session. That’s how us Brits do it anyway. But this Irish festivity isn’t just celebrated here; have you noticed that nearly anywhere you go in the world, there’s an Irish pub? St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in more countries than any other national day. Here’s how some places around the world celebrate it…

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My trip to New York – the good, the bad and the yummy!

After 11 months of having it booked, my friend Alex and I were finally in the magnificent city that is New York! It’s always been a dream of mine to go here, and it definitely gave me some experiences to learn from.

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The best places in Wales to visit

Today is St. David’s Day, where we celebrate the Saint of Wales. In its small mass of land, Wales bursts with physical beauty: ragged coastlines, mountain ranges, old-fashioned market towns and ancient castles.

To mark the special occasion of St. David’s Day, we have created this article to help those of you considering visiting Wales on the best parts you should go to.

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why volunteer abroad?

Why volunteer abroad?

With Student Volunteering Week being this week, we were inspired to create an article based on the reasons why we believe it is important for everyone to incorporate volunteering and helping others into their travelling experiences at least once.

So why volunteer abroad?

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