Experiencing the Wilder Kaiser Alpine Sports Week in Austria.

Adventure travel has become one of the fastest growing niches within the travel and gap year industries. With the health benefits, the connection with nature and the lure of an adrenaline rush alongside the many traditional benefits of travel, it

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Revitalising My Health And Wellbeing In Tirol, Austria.

I was just about burned out from a combination of work, stress and a general lack of looking after myself, and I needed something to redress that balance quickly. As always, travel provided the answer. Just as the Alpine Sports Week

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Wildlife Tourism Without Wildlife Harm. Is It Possible?

Wildlife tourism is big business in the gap year industry now, with organisations all over the world taking advantage of the fact that many travellers and tourists love animals and want their chance of a ‘once in a lifetime’ close

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Is The Hostelworld Advert Contributing To The Negative Image Of Backpackers After The Nude Selfie Backlash?

A new advert for the rebranded and spruced up Hostelworld shows backpackers stripping naked and jumping into a stunning Mexican sinkhole, but with recent incidents of backpackers getting into legal trouble and even being deported for stripping off around the

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My First Cambioing Experience.

Go Cambio is a unique new community in the sharing economy that allows people to travel the world and connect with locals whilst swapping skills and knowledge for a spare room. I was recently invited to Ireland to experience my

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You Can’t Treat A Malaysian Mountain Like A Drunken Pool Party.

The nude photos taken on top of a Malaysian mountain by a group of backpackers have hit the headlines in recent days as once again Backpackers have gotten themselves in trouble for acting with a shocking lack of respect and

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Three Days In Cairo.

So many people dismiss Cairo as they rush around the must see sites on an air conditioned package tour bus, but they are missing out on one of the most fascinating cities on the planet.  Yes Cairo is crowded, smoggy

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