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Beat The Fear And Travel Anyway.

So many people want to travel the world and take a gap year, but a huge number of those people are held back by one thing. Fear. Fear is one of the most common reasons people give up on their dreams of travel, and it really shouldn’t be. Fear is never a good reason not to do anything. Here is how you can beat that fear and follow your travel dreams.

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Travelling Over Christmas. How To Deal With Being Away For The Holidays.

Christmas is a major holiday for many people around the world, and spending it abroad during your gap year or backpacking adventure can be tough, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s how you can deal with backpacking or taking a gap year over Christmas.

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Should Backpackers Travel With Tour Groups or Organised Tours?

Backpacking is all about independent travel, but is backpacking solo all it is cracked up to be? should backpackers take a step back from that and travel with tour groups? 

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Why Budget Airline Flights Aren’t Always The Bargain They Seem.

The budget airline model on the whole has been great for travel and has opened up the world to millions of backpackers and gap year travellers, but it isn’t always a good thing. There is a dark side to those low, low prices, and those flights for £10 across Europe are not always the bargain they may seem to be on the surface. So should travellers still fly budget airlines? Or is there a better option?

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Bemused Backpacker Is Proud To Announce Our Partnership With Global Spirit.

Bemused Backpacker is proud to announce our new partnership with Global Spirit, the animals in tourism specialists!

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Ethiopian Coffee Culture – An Invitation To The Famous Coffee Ceremony.

Coffee is as integral to Ethiopian society as tea is in England, and the intricate coffee ceremony is a mark of friendship and respect that is performed all over Ethiopia. So important is the coffee ceremony that it has almost become obligatory to be offered it everywhere as a visitor, and accepting it just as important.

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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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