October 4-10 marks the start of World Space Week, so we’ve found you some top space travel destinations where you can meet astronauts, travel in spaceship simulators and see historic space sites. Five.... Four... Three... Two... One... Blast Off!
Last week on mapthegap.co.uk we gave you a few words of advice on body language etiquette when travelling. This week, we are going to give you some advice on something that we think is equally important - table manners.
Whilst ‘round the world’ aeroplane tickets are great for sidestepping continents cheaply, there is no doubt that the best way to see a country is the old fashioned way: by train. Along with keeping your carbon footprint down...
The vast area of Central and Eastern Europe changed dramatically following the quiet revolutions of 1989 and 1990, and resulted in a large demand for native English speakers as free market rules took over.
Traverse one of the most uninhabitable places on earth in regal comfort on the new Tsar's Gold Transiberian tour from Goway Travel. This 13-day rail journey goes from Beijing to Moscow, taking in Mongolia and Siberia along the way.
If the snow has left you stuck in Europe, or if you're just planning a continental tour in the New Year, then you'll be glad to learn that Lonely Planet is offering a 48-hour city guide app giveaway from 1pm today (December 21).
Pick up a copy of the new 2011/12 Toucan Tours brochure at your local travel agents to be in with a chance of winning a £650 prize. The new brochure includes Eastern delights in Moscow and Budapest, as well as Africa adventures.
Independent-minded travellers who want to explore new routes are being invited to organise their own itinerary with On the Go, the global tour operators. By consulting their On the Go's experts, you can put together a bespoke itinerary, specifically suited to your group.