Travel Top Tens

A few travel top tens from the wonderful world of travel. Some of these are courtesy of excellent guest contributions. If you have an idea or want to contribute your own ‘Top 10’ then get in touch.


10 OF THE GREAT HIKING TRAILS AROUND THE WORLD

Best hiking destinations

US hiker Rebecca outlines 10 great trails that adventurous travellers should tackle.


10 THINGS TO DO IN THE INDIAN HIMALAYAS

white water rafting in the Indian Himalayas

Jason Pratt, CC BY 2.0

Ten fun things to do in the Himalayas from rafting to Yak safaris!


TOP 10 TIPS FOR LIVING IN SOUTHEAST ASIA ON A BUDGET

Living in Indonesia

Passionate globetrotter Jyotsna Ramani shares 10 great tips for living in Southeast Asia.


 TOP 10 BUDGET TRAVEL TIPS FOR 1ST TIME TRAVELLERS IN CHINA

Travel Top Tens

Jason Blondo shares ten top tips for anyone heading to China for the first time to travel.


TOP 10 CITIES FOR WATCHING FOOTBALL

Travel Top Tens

From Barcelona to Buenos Aires, here are are ten of the best cities for watching football.


10 COOL CITIES FOR STREET ART

Backpacking top tens

Street art is brightening up cites all over the world. Here are ten of the best places to discover it.


TOP 10 TIPS FOR FIRST TIME SOLO TRAVELLERS

Che Guevara route

Heading off travelling for the first time? These ten tips may just put you on the right track.


TOP 10 PLACES TO VISIT IN SUMMER IN GERMANY 

backpacking route for Europe

Ten of the best summer destinations in Germany.


TOP 10 FREE THINGS TO DO IN AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam

Amsterdam isn’t one of Europe’s cheapest destinations but this countdown shows you can still do plenty without spending a cent.


TOP 10 LATIN AMERICA TRAVEL EXPERIENCES

volcano in guatemala

Ten ultimate Latin American travel experiences from climbing volcanoes to sipping rum in Havana.


TOP 10 GHOST TOWNS

Pripyat, Ukraine

Pripyat, CC BY 2.0

Ten towns around the world that were once brimming with life but now lie deserted.


10 MOST DANGEROUS AIRPORT LANDINGS

Bhutan Airport

Landing in Bhutan, CC BY 2.0

Afraid of Flying? Look away! Here are ten of the most jaw-dropping landings around the world.


TOP 10 WEIRD HOTELS & HOSTELS

Top Ten Travel Hotels

WigWam Motel, CC BY 2.0

Ten of the weirdest places to spend a night from salt hotels to oil rig survival pods!


TOP 10 ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME TRIPS

Trip of a lifetime

Trans Siberian Railway, CC BY-ND 2.0

Ten epic ideas for a trip of a lifetime from Antarctica to the Trans Siberian Railway.


TOP 10 EUROPEAN MUSIC FESTIVALS

Top ten festivals

Ten of the best music festivals in Europe, everywhere from Serbia to Iceland.


10 MOST DIFFICULT COUNTRIES TO TRAVEL IN

Ten difficult countries to travel in

North Korea, CC BY-ND 2.0

Ten countries where travelling is either seriously hard work or outright dangerous (or both!).


TOP 10 WORLD FESTIVALS

Burning Man

Burning Man, CC BY 2.0

Burning Man, Glasto, Oktoberfest & more. 10 festivals to go to before you die!


TOP 10 WAYS TO WORK & TRAVEL

street performer in barcelona

Ten ways to make some cash as you travel or at least get a roof over your head and some food to cut down on those travel costs.


10 USEFUL TRAVEL SITES

backpacking route for Portugal

Ten of the best travel websites that will help you plan your travels and get around once you’re out on the road.


TOP 10 NEW BACKPACKING HOTSPOTS

Top Ten Backpacking Destinations

Huacachina sandboarding, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 

Ten ‘New’ Backpacking Hotspots. (Old article so you may have heard of some of them!).