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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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Indiana Mike And The Hapless Wandering For The Lost Ark.

A decade long quest across three countries on the trail of one of archaeology’s greatest treasures finally came to a conclusion in a small town in Ethiopia, where the search for the lost Ark of the Covenant led to an adventure of self discovery far greater than anything ever found by Indiana Jones himself. 

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Travel Is About More Than The Destination.

When you are travelling the world visiting awesome tropical islands and majestic mountain ranges, glittering megalopolis cities and mysterious jungles, take some time to appreciate the journey too, because the journey is what real travel is all about.

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Maya Bay in Thailand May Be Finally Closing To Tourists!

Maya Bay, ‘the beach’ on the Thai island of Koh Phi Phi Leh that was made famous in the 2000 movie starring Leonardo Di Caprio and has since seen a phenomenal surge in tourism as a result, is finally being closed off to tourists as of June 2018 because of environmental concerns.

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Why Taking A Career Break To Travel Is A Good Idea.

Fitting your work and your life around your dreams of travelling the world is not only possible, but by taking career breaks when it suits you and not your employer you could be doing yourself a whole multitude of favours too.

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Is Airbnb Unethical And Irresponsible?

Airbnb is now a staple fixture in any travellers accommodation choices, but is the company really as ethical or responsible as it says it is? Are travellers unwittingly contributing to unsustainable tourism practices by using Airbnb and helping to destroy the places they are visiting? With the company facing such a huge backlash, the question really needs to be asked should travellers be using Airbnb at all?

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Posted in Responsible Travel, Travel Talk

Should You Travel To Dangerous Countries?

The world is filled with countries that are seemingly off limits to any mere mortal traveller. With tales of extreme danger and endless conflict or terrorist attacks filling the headlines, is anywhere safe to travel to? And should you travel to those countries that are deemed unsafe?

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Posted in Solo Travel, Travel Safety, Travel Talk

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