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Why You Should Travel Slowly.

There is always the temptation on any gap year or backpacking trip to ty and fit as much in as humanely possible, but that isn’t always the best thing to do. Here’s why you should slow down, take your time and really soak in the culture, the atmosphere and the experience of the places you are visiting.

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Posted in Travel Video

Breaking All The Travel Rules In India.

For many travellers India is often seen as a difficult place to travel through, and heading there on a gap year often comes with a strict set of rules to keep you safe and away from harm, but sometimes those expectations can become a self fulfilling prophecy and keep a traveller away from experiencing the real India, and sometimes to get to the heart of the country and the culture you have to break away from those rules.

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Posted in Travel Talk

The 10 Best Ways To Travel Further For Less.

Saving and budgeting for your gap year takes a lot of time and planning, so every single penny counts when you are getting your round the world adventure together. Fortunately there are a ton of tricks and hacks to help you travel further for less, and here are 10 of the best.

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Posted in Travel Lists

Top Tips For Travelling Solo.

Solo travel is genuinely one of the best ways to see and travel the world, but many people do get nervous or apprehensive about it, often worrying how they can actually do it themselves. These expert tips will take the worry out of taking a solo gap year and give you all the tools and information you need to travel the world solo and on your own terms.

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Posted in Travel Video

Is It Safe To Travel In Ethiopia?

Is Ethiopia safe to travel to? When people think of travelling to Ethiopia the question of safety and security always comes up thanks to outdated stereotypes of civil war, poverty and famine. Is it too dangerous to travel in Ethiopia? Are travellers in danger if they go? The truth of the matter is the reality is very different to what people assume.

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Posted in Travel Safety

Am I A Bad Backpacker?

After 15 plus years of travelling the world I have probably made every travel mistake you can think of and then some at one point or another. But does that make me a bad traveller? What do you think?

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Posted in Travel Video

Why All Backpackers Should Travel To Ethiopia.

Ethiopia is an independent backpackers dream. Cheap, fascinating and full of adventure, it is a perfect backpacking destination for any gap year traveller. But so few backpackers visit this amazing country despite an embarrassment of cultural, historical, geological and natural riches for them to explore. Here is why all travellers should be adding Ethiopia to their bucket lists. 

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Posted in Destinations

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