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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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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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Top 10 Must See Sites In Ireland’s Ancient East.

Ireland’s Ancient East is full of sites that are just filled with ancient legend and folklore, and here are just ten of the top things to see that are unmissable stops on your journey through Ireland’s mythical past.

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8 Easy Steps To Quit Your Job And Travel The World.

Quitting your job to travel the world is a dream for many, but the reality isn’t quite as simple as that and there are some careful practicalities to consider if you want to follow that dream. Here are 8 steps you need to take if you want to quit your job to travel.

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