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Las Vegas 2017

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Inspirational women
Take the pain out of travel planning, with the The Not So Rough Guide

Caroline's The Not So Rough Guide, an advice website who sorts out your itinerary for a dream break that combines adventure with time living like a local, exploring the landscape and its culture, then relaxing in a luxury hotel or spa.

Inspirational women
Inspiring women travellers: Caroline Harris, the travel planner

Caroline tells us all about her life in travel, finding her perfect travel buddies with Thelma & Louise, and why thorough planning is key to a no-regrets trip.

Inspirational women
Inspiring women travellers: Lara Levi, the volunteer nomad

Lara tells us why travelling to Asia to volunteer and trek to Everest Base Camp was one of the best decisions she’s ever made, and what she learned from the older women travellers she met there.

20 questions to ask your new travel buddy

Finding someone to travel with is a big thing. To help make this part of planning your trip that bit easier, Emma put together 20 questions to discuss with potential travel buddies so you can find someone you’re going to be compatible with on the road.

How are we getting on with our travel pledges?

We’ve already made plans, starting to practise what we preach! Read on to find out where Louise, Emma and Ana’s pledges have taken them so far.

How to make sure your resolutions are successful

Around this time of year we start to fall off the New Year resolution wagon, so Emma put together some simple steps you can take to make sure your New Year resolutions are a resounding success.

10 Bucket list-worthy trips to get you through Blue Monday

It’s official. Today is the most miserable day of the year. Here are some bucket list-worthy trips to help you through it.

5 Reasons to do something different in 2016

I'm not a fan of New Year, but yet I can’t help being infected by something positive in the deluge of New Year, New You nonsense that inundates the papers, magazines and social media at this time of year.

Trip review
Zen and the art of relaxing… whilst taking on a scarey, new challenge

Doing Something Different is always an inspiring experience and Julie from Venus Adventures tells us about her new found passion: Free Diving.

Our pledges to Do Something Different

As part of our Do Something Different in 2016 campaign, we, the Thema & Louise team are sharing our resolutions with you. We hope that by sharing these pledges, we'll all be more motivated to follow them through.