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Travelling On A Geek Oddysey in Huntsville, Alabama.

Huntsville in Alabama is a hidden gem for any traveller looking for a unique and special destination, but much more than that it is an absolute travel paradise for any traveller who leans heavily on the geeky side, with a ton of geek and nerd themed destinations one of the biggest bucket list experiences that every space geek has always dreamed of but very few knew they could actually do!

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South East Asia’s Most Overrated Destinations.

South East Asia is one of the most popular regions in the world for backpackers heading off on their gap year, and in general has a well deserved reputation that draws travellers to it time and time again. But not every part of the region is deserving of that adulation and there are some parts of south east Asia that are overrated in the extreme. Here are my picks for the most overrated places in south east Asia.

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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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Top 10 Gap Year Myths Debunked!

Anyone who is everyone thinks they know what it is really like to take a gap year, and the stereotypes pushed by the media and the expectations that so many people put on going backpacking around the world sometimes couldn’t be further from the truth. Here are the top 10 myths of taking a gap year that just aren’t (always at least) true!

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10 Travel Hotspots That Prove You Shouldn’t Miss Malaysia On Your Gap Year.

South East Asia is one of the hottest gap year destination hotspots in the world, with countries like Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia permanent fixtures on the banana pancake trail, but why do so many backpackers overlook and ignore Malaysia? Here is exactly why they shouldn’t!

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7 Better Island Alternatives To Bali In Indonesia.

Bali is one of Indonesia’s most popular destinations, but with over 17,000 islands to explore surely there are tons of better alternatives to head to that are better than Bali? Here are just a few of them.

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10 Essential Gap Year Packing Suggestions No One Ever Thinks About.

Packing for your gap year or backpacking trip can be a daunting task, with so many first time travellers taking far too much stuff, and almost nothing of what they actually need! This is a list of some of the essential items that are so useful on any gap year or round the world adventure that most people don’t even think to pack!

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