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Five backpacker life hacks to take around the globe
Backpacking around the world is one of those experiences that everyone should enjoy - and the great thing is that taking a gap year is no longer the sole preserve of young people. No matter what your age, you'll need to be really clever about what you fill your trusty backpack with, as space is limi... Read more
Ash Cloud worries for Holidaymakers
The aviation industry has today been warned about potential flight disruptions due to powerful seismic activity recorded at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano in the past three days. The Met Office recorded the earthquake as the strongest in the region since 1996 and upgraded the status to orange – the f... Read more
Catching British nationals out abroad
FCO encourages people to be better prepared by researching the local laws and customs of their holiday destination before travel.
Every year British nationals risk getting caught out by local laws and customs when travelling overseas. From driving a dirty car in Russia, to wearing camouflage cloth... Read more