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22 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting Egypt. The Good And The Bad.

Egypt is one of my favourite countries in the world and I hope that my enthusiasm for the country has pursuaded many of you to ignore the mass media and come and see it for yourselves. I you are planning

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The 7 Best Day Trips From Kuala Lumpur.

Kuala Lumpur is one of the best travel hubs in south east Asia, and is a city that infinitely rewards travellers who take the time to explore and get to know it, But this amazing city, with its food, culture, architecture, history and nightlife also has a ton of irresistible attractions that can easily be seen on short day trips. Here are 10 of the best day trips from Kuala Lumpur.

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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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