TNT Travel Show Announces Travel Blogger and Photography Competitions

London’s TNT Travel Show  has announced a blog competition which will take one fortunate diarist on an adventurous trip across South Africa. The South Africa Youth Travel Confederation is offering a talented blogger the chance of ‘creating a once-in-a-lifetime diary of adventure and excitement.’  The trip will take the successful blogger from Cape Town to Johannesburg, going shark […]

Smartphones, Social Media Not Important to Backpackers

Smartphones and social media are rarely used by 18-35 year old travellers when globetrotting, a breakthrough survey has revealed. A huge 73 per cent of backpackers say they favour word-of-mouth advice for travel recommendations and tips, compared to an out-voted 14 per cent who believe social media is the answer to backpackers’ dreams. Blogging, whose […]