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Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France – a remembrance trip

As we walked around and listened to the guides, the true tragedy what had happened gradually started to sink in. The number of casualties during WW1 is believed to be around 37 million (with over 16 million deaths) and if you had passed through this particular corner of France towards the end of 1918, nothing would have remained, not a single house, church or even a tree….

The most beautiful countries in Europe to take a road trip

How many times have you been somewhere and concluded “It was amazing, but it was just too crowded”? It is more than likely that this has happened numerous times, and escaping the crowds can be a real challenge. One of the most liberating ways to see a place is as a part of a road trip. The sense of freedom and independence that comes when you take to the road is hard to match. So why not hit the road and discover some of Europe’s best, and less touristy, road trips…

Shipwreck Fraser Island

10 of the most beautiful camping spots in Australia and New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand are two countries known for their pristine natural wilderness and striking unspoilt landscapes. Plan a camping trip in either and you’re always guaranteed some seriously spectacular scenery. From the world’s whitest beaches to gigantic sand islands, here are 10 of the most beautiful places to camp in Australia and New Zealand…