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Virgin Atlantic Competition #‎littleredwishes‬

Virgin Atlantic Competition #‎littleredwishes‬

To mark the first anniversary of Virgin Atlantic Little Red, they are giving away free flights to people who wish for it. Go to their website and checkout what destinations Virgin Atlantic flies to then go to their Facebook page and commenting on one of their competition photos with your wish. https://www.facebook.com/virginatlantic  
Join us @7pm GMT Tomorrow!

Join us @7pm GMT Tomorrow!

This time tomorrow we are serving as a panelist for Travel + Leisure's weekly travel chat. @TravlandLeisure has over 663k followers and this week we will be answering their questions about California. The best two ways of following the chat is to check out their page: https://twitter.com/TravlandLeisure Or search Twitter for #TL_Chat and that will give you a live view of…
AusAir Worldwide Offers £100 Return Flights To Australia

AusAir Worldwide Offers £100 Return Flights To Australia

Former Qantas CEO Bruce Watson is launching a new airline today called AusAir Worldwide. It's goal is to provide the cheapest flights possible to locations all over the world from Australia. "As we are flying from airports outside the big cities we can cut our costs right down. We are using red 27 grade fuel which lasts longer despite being…
The Battle For Niagara

The Battle For Niagara

Niagara Falls is one of the most picturesque places in the world. It is also the most visited with around 18 million annual visitors making the pilgrimage to see their spray. The falls sit on the border between Canada and the USA providing a chance for the two nations to go head to head over tourists. Canada invested heavily in…
We’ve Recruited New Writers!

We’ve Recruited New Writers!

Since the new year we've been looking to expand our writing staff and provide more regular original content on the site. We put a call out for people who love to write about travelling without limitation. The applications are still coming in but after vetting down 30 applications the last six weeks we picked our three favourite writers to join…
Casey Neistat Makes A Difference

Casey Neistat Makes A Difference

Casey Neistat is out favourite filmmaker here at Restless Backpack. Over the years we've watched practically  everything he has made. He does things the right way and often champions causes and adds creativity to situations without the Hollywood CGI. Recently he was contacted by 20th Century Fox to create a short video to help with the promotion of upcoming film …