How To Spend 24 Hours in Medellín, Colombia

Once renowned as one of the most dangerous cities in the world, home to drug cartels, Pablo Escobar, and political kidnappings, Medellín has reinvented itself as the world's latest, coolest, chicest urban center. Start your morning off in Envigado, a small town that got swallowed by Medellín's urban expansion.

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Taking the waters in Bath, England

I love Jane Austen - her writing evokes a world of elegance and fashion, fraught with emotion restrained by the standards of her era. So, the English spa town of Bath, where Austen lived and set two of her novels, was high on my list of dream destinations.

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End of winter blues? Head to Andalucía in Spain for some sun and sangria

It’s tough, the festive seasons been and gone, the feel good factor of giving and receiving has receded out of sight and the long wait for the January pay packet has come and gone. Winter is still gripping tightly to the north and the grey skies are a sullen reminder...

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Paris, by foot, at speed probably the best way to taste it

I went to Paris to run. No, really. I mean, yeah, it was part of a lifetime dream to visit Paris, but that dream included being there on my birthday which is also Bastille Day, a huge celebration all over France.

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Cambodia - UK Travel Skills Exchange Programme a Huge Success

The inaugural International Student Travel Confederation Skills Exchange came to an end in February to huge plaudits. The Skills Exchange programme involved staff from the large UK umihotels chain travelling to Siem Reap in Cambodia to share experiences with the small Rosy’s Guest House.

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In this Travel Generation travel video log Linda Martin comes to us from Quorn in South Australia and her first ever camel riding experience.

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Ten things to do in the Coolest Little Capital in the World

Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and was declared the Coolest Little Capital in the World by Lonely Planet (2010/2011). So if it’s that cool I went to find out what is there to do that makes this capital city rock.

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A Great Adventure Story: Nicaragua Through El Salvador to Copan Ruinas, Honduras in a Day

Heading to Copan and the ruins from Nicaragua through El Salvador was always going to be a challenge; the borders notably frustrating, the roads long and winding but the unfolding landscape promised to offset those disadvantages in spades.

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The Liquid Locomotive - Rafting New Zealand Style

Rafting trips are rafting trips, right? Wrong. Sure, every company throws you into a raft and then you bump down a river. But sometimes, if you're lucky, you'll find a trip that offers something more. Deep within the volcanoes, rainforests and cultural cradle of New Zealand's North Island is the...

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The Philippines: Highly Affordable!

When planning travel, the first things that comes to mind is money; how much will I need to save, will I stay within my budget... and so on and so on.  From big cities to sandy beach resorts, the Philippines has something in it for everyone.

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Top Travel Generation Writers

  1. 01. Lisa Miller Lisa Miller
    from Queenstown
  2. 02. Leah Bostwick Leah Bostwick
    from Detroit, Michigan, USA
  3. 03. Jamie Bowlby-Whiting Jamie Bowlby-Whiting
    from a small village in rural England
  4. 04. Inka  Piegsa-Quischotte Inka Piegsa-Quischotte
    from
  5. 05. Jan Ross Jan Ross
    from

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    by Leah Bostwick
  2. 02. Things You Should Know Before Traveling to China for the First Time Things You Should Know Before Traveling to China for the First Time
    by Amanda Williams
  3. 03. England Explained (Northern Monkeys vs. Southern Fairies) England Explained (Northern Monkeys vs. Southern Fairies)
    by Jamie Bowlby-Whiting
  4. 04. Otago Rail Trail: Lauder to Kokanga Otago Rail Trail: Lauder to Kokanga
    by Libby Woodard
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