Rock in Rio 2017

Rock in Rio is one of South America’s most popular music festivals. Back in Rio de Janeiro, where it first began in 1985, this year is the be-all, end-all of music festivals. For the first time ever, rock legends The Who and Guns ‘n’ Roses will be joined by Lady Gaga, Maroon 5 and Justin Timberlake. […]

Why you must visit Czechia this summer

Once it was Czechoslovakia, then the Czech Republic and now it will be Czechia. Famous for attracting millions of visitors to Prague, the Czech Republic is re-branding itself “Czechia” in an attempt to connect better with international audiences. The new name, pronounced ‘checkia’, will be an official shortening of Czech Republic, as “France” is to “The […]

Why to visit São Paulo, Brazil?

According to the first phrase of many backpackers’ Holy Bible Lonely Planet, São Paulo is a monster. The image of the city relies as dangerous, enormous and restless. It is indeed described by several travelers as a city that is difficult to get a hold on, to get something out of it. Even the local […]

Southern Soul Festival Competition Prize – Win tickets for the coolest festival in Montenegro!

Southern Soul Festival Montenegro returns for the third year for a magical weekend of dancing, sunshine and DJs. Taking place at the Dolcinium Kite Club on Copacabana Beach, this year’s line up caters towards music loving travellers and promises to be a gorgeous, soulful experience. The boutique music festival overlooks the longest sandy beach in the Mediterranean and […]

Budget places to stay for London’s summer music festivals

London’s summer music festivals will leave backpackers spoilt for choice in 2015. This year some of the world’s biggest bands and celebrities will be descending upon the UK capital. London’s summer festival season sees parks, gig venues and royal palaces completely transformed by tens of thousands of hedonistic revellers. There’s no camping in London, so […]