Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long, Happy Life

Written by Esme Benjamin, WELLNESS EDITOR www.theculturetrip.com

The search for meaning is inside all human beings. In Japan there’s even a specific word that encapsulates the importance of having a

Visit the World's Only Carbon-Negative Country- Bhutan. Article written by SOO YOUN, National Geographic Travel

Bhutan has built sustainability into its national identity.

Bhutan is arguably the world’s happiest country. It’s also one of the greenest. That’s no coincidence. In fact, King Jigme Singye Wangchuck

12 REASONS TO GO TO SCOTLAND NOW- You don’t want to miss what’s happening this year

BY KAREN GARDINER, NationalGeographic.com

Argyll and the Isles Characterized by long sea lochs, rugged mountains, and close to 4,000 miles of coastline, this west coast region may be remote but its

Top 10: Things to Eat in Peru

Close note Top 10: Things to Eat in Peru


Don't miss these essential Peruvian specialties en route to Machu Picchu. Article written by Mark Adams,

Why Choose to Travel on an Escorted Group Tour?

Why do people chose to travel on their holidays as part of an escorted group? This is a question that we do get asked here at The Big Journey Company, where all our holidays are Group Tours along with

Northern Lights and Nordic Fjords

Every time I travel anywhere that comes under the vague heading of ‘Northern Europe’, I am excited by the possibility of seeing the Northern Lights. I wrap up warm and spend my time sat hopefully

International Museum Day, 16th May 2019

Every year since 1977, the International Council Of Museums has organised International Museum Day, where the international museum community come together to celebrate that “Museums are an important

Off to Costa Rica we go...

At the end of the month, Mark will be jetting off to Costa Rica to meet his fellow travellers in the eco and adventure-tourism capital of Central America.

Over the course of 12 days the group will

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