Apps you should never travel without

How tech has changed the way we travel… In 2008, when I was still bleary-eyed from my flight to Beijing, I navigated to my hostel through the basic Chinese I had learned via the language CD set, Earworms (which I still swear by to this day). Looking at my notes to catch the correct bus, […]

Tony’s most memorable travel moments…

This week’s Featured Traveler is someone with a lot of life experience: Mel’s father. Instead of selecting one of our many contributors for this week’s post, we wanted to mix it up a bit. Tony S. is a world traveler, who enjoys nothing more than a good book on European history and a cup of […]

Jenna Bewsher On the Road

Jenna is a 20-year-old girl from Cheshire in England who is always on the lookout for new and exciting adventures. From a young age she loved discovering new places and the feeling only became heightened after learning to drive. Jenna discovered that she had a great passion for spontaneous road trips using her first summer […]

Why Brittany France?

I remember it all so well. The excitement as an envelope with my name printed across it dropping through the letterbox at my home in Hertfordshire, England. It had the familiar Holidaybreak logo across the top, and I eagerly tore through it to discover my fate. Would I be sent to deep in the Loire […]

Molly’s Happiness Theory

This week we spoke to Molly Jones of about her traveling dos and don’ts, most memorable experience on the road and more. You can follow her adventures at either the above website or head to How old you were you when you first went overseas? My first trip out of the states was […]

The World Without Filter

Sebastian was born in Mexico City and has lived his entire life there. He loves photography and travelling and has travelled to over 30 countries. He has a keen interest in history, culture, psychology and loves learning local perspectives on countries, society, culture and the world itself. You can follow more of Sebastian’s travels by […]

RareJaunt Talks with the Runaway Teacher herself….

RareJaunt has recently had the privilege of speaking with Kathryn Rivers of RunawayTeacherTravels. She and her travel companion Alex are truly global  wanderers of the highest caliber having traversed many of the most interesting countries and most formidable backpacking challenges one can encounter. You can learn more about her journey at her Instagram page: […]

…..and the April photo contest winner is….

Congratulations to our April photo contest winner….. . . . . . Chris Wong!!!! Grand Canyon Horseshoe   There was a fierce debate over the top spot; the number 2 spot, submitted by our first featured traveler Mike Dickens was intensely creative and contained many of the elements of composition that we were looking for. […]