Why my solo trip on a quick city break to Copenhagen gave me the best day ever

One of the best days of my life was when I went travelling alone for the first time. I impulsively booked a two-day trip to Copenhagen, a part of Europe I had always wanted to see. BY EMILY JONES I arrived on a Thursday night and headed straight to my hostel. My Danish friend, Emilia, […]

ITALY VLOG TRAILER

One of the For Real Travel team has just visited Italy for a week, seeing some world-famous tourist sights in Rome, Florence and Pisa… This 30 second city guide trailer shows just a small portion of what Olivia got up to – FULL Italy vlog coming soon!  

A Norwegian’s Experience living in England and eating English food: Expectations vs Reality

I think most international students can agree on this – getting used to the food in a foreign country isn’t easy. In my (almost) three years in England, I’ve definitely been met with some weird food experiences, and I promise you I won’t be holding back. Here’s what happens when a Norwegian student has to […]

TRAVEL CONFESSION FROM THE INTERNET

by Twitter user @RomanNavy “So my sister was coming back from a city trip to Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest and was all set and ready on the bus back home. Then her bus got pulled over at the Austrian/German border and everyone had to show their passports, but my sister couldn’t find hers. So with […]

“Our teachers got us lost on the moors!”

Olivia, 22, Hull, England “We were in college on a trip to Haworth. Haworth is known as Brontë-country as it was the home of the incredible literature writers who we were studying in class. The day trip there was going really well; we’d eaten, been in a few shops, gone for a little walk, made […]

“This man started screaming at us in German…”

Maria, 22, Hull, England “We were in Berlin on a school trip in year 10, and it has to be the best trip we had at school. Seeing the Reichstag, the remains of the Berlin Wall, the Brandenburg Gate to name a few… incredible. Anyway, on one of the days, we went to a Christmas […]

“I fell out with my bike”

Sam Hewitt, 20, Doncaster, England “Family holidays abroad in family of seven are a real mixture of fun and stress, and that’s coming from being one of the siblings, never mind the parents. Our first family outing was a weeklong trip to France as a six year-old eager to explore. I remember I had just […]

This girl set up a Facebook group to bring like-minded travellers together

Last year, 20-year-old Jess McGuire set up a Facebook group. She was on a mission to find likeminded girls who wanted to travel the world. For Real Travel had a quick chat with her about it! Read more about This girl set up a Facebook group to bring like-minded travellers together

Snippet of Travel in the USA

Some of you young travellers out there sent us some clips of your travels to America, so we’ve converted it into one video. Have a watch of what you can get up to on a visit to the States. Look out for a sneaky clip from Canada! Read more about Snippet of Travel in the USA

“We went round the corner to his bike and there was already two small kids, a chicken and a goat on it…”

Liam, 21, Hull, England “I was on a night out in Bangkok, and this guy offered me and a mate a lift home on his motorbike. We went round the corner to his bike and there was already two small kids, a chicken and a goat on the bike. So obviously, this was a surprise, […]