Experienced backpackers, blundering bikepackers. Here's our two cents on seeing the world for less than you might think...

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Optimising weekends away: 3 days in Jordon for £250pp

This is your Jordan travel taster menu: a long weekend that contains a little bit of everything. And it cost us a grand total of £250 per person. From snorkelling with sunken treasures to ancient wonders and breathtaking deserts, the country is compact and welcoming enough to try it all. Here’s our guide on how to sample everything the Switzerland of the Middle East has to offer on the cheap.

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The 10 best land border crossings in the world

Maybe it’s because we come from a lonely little Island, but to us there’s something quite special about casually walking, cycling or train-ing over an invisible line into an entirely new country. From making friends with border guards at passport control to getting your head round baffling visa regulations, it’s an unforgettable moment of any trip. Here our some of our favourite land border crossings, plus the wild and wacky experiences that went along with them…

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8 tips for choosing where to eat when travelling

When you’re on the road choosing where to eat can go from the most exciting part of the day to a bore that takes forever. Following this foolproof guide will guarantee you a tasty treat and, more often than not, an unforgettable experience. Very occasionally just the latter. So here are our seven commandments for finding the best food around the world.

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The Best Brighton & South Downs cycle routes

Lockdown turned us into self-titled local cycle experts. If you don’t believe me, check out this blog. These are ideas for cycles in and around Brighton that you can do in a day, ranging from the short and sweet to the long and leg -hurty. We’ll also throw in some top tips for cycling around the south coast because we’re kind like that.

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