Getting ready for the Games. Image Credit: LOCOG
For the past seven years it’s all we’ve heard about; TV channels have been in overdrive and sponsors have rammed 2012-branded products down our throats at every opportunity. Even our chocolate bars have been adorned with those one-eyed mascots Wenlock and Mandeville.
But the world’s ‘greatest sporting event’ which once seemed so far off is now only 100 days away. Read More
There'll be no welcome to Peru for travellers from Chile for the near future
Travellers planning on crossing overland at the Chile-Peru border are unable to do so at present as all crossings have been suspended between the two countries. Read More
The new place for gap years? Creative Commons photo credit: TJ Morris
The idea of spending a gap year at home may not appeal to many but a new pilot scheme launching later this year will promote just that.