Why The Rainy Season Is A Perfect Time To Travel South East Asia.

I’m British, so I understand completely the unique and all consuming fascination with the weather, believe me. From an ice breaker to a social prop or conversation filler it seems like it is all us Brits ever talk about. Yet

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5 Free Things To Do In Cologne.

Germany is in general a fantastic yet vastly underrated country, and even within that general air of unassuming charm Cologne often loses out on many backpacker itineraries to its more popular neighbour Berlin. But like many underdogs this fantastic German

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TBEX Dolphin Tours Cancelled In Cancun.

The boycott of TBEX because of its support and promotion of dolphin tours and excursions in Cancun has had a resounding success, with Cancun pulling any dolphin experience as part of any pre or post TBEX experience! This is an

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Win a SMASHii Anti Theft Backpack.

The SMASHii rucksack is a new range of packs with seriously beefed up and integrated security features, available for the security conscious gap year traveller, adventure traveller or backpacker, with the aim of reducing the risk of crime or loss

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How To Make Your Gap Year Responsible, Ethical And Sustainable.

Ethical and sustainable tourism has become a big issue in the tourism and gap year industries in recent years, and this trend will only continue to grow as travellers and tourists paradigms shift toward a more responsible model of travel.

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5 Free Things To Do In Berlin.

Despite only being 20 years since the fall of the wall, Berlin is one of Europe’s most popular destinations and for good reason. With a pounding underground club scene that is famous around the world, surprisingly amazing food, an edgy

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Wildlife Tourism Ethics And Practices Debate, A Response To TBEX.

A few nights ago I took part in an online Google hangout with a number of other speakers to debate the ethics and practices of captive marine animals and wildlife tourism. If you missed it, the full archived version can

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