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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

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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

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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

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Posted in Solo Travel, Travel Safety, Travel Talk

Should Ryanair Lose Their License To Operate?

Many travellers have a love/hate relationship with the Irish budget airline, but after decades of controversy and shocking customer care, are recent problems with the carrier and thousands of cancelled flights the straw that finally breaks the back of Ryanair?

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Why I Love South East Asia.

After fifteen years of travelling the world there are so many places that I genuinely love and even many that I would happily call home, but no region has ever affected me more than south east Asia. This diverse, enigmatic and enchanting region just keeps drawing me back time after time, and I will never tire of it. Here is why I absolutely love south east Asia, and why you will fall in love with it too.

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How Can I Afford To Travel The World?

I get asked how I can afford to travel the world so much a lot. There is often an assumption that you need to be rich to take a gap year or travel long term, or that you need to be of a certain background to be able to throw some things in a pack and travel somewhere new. This is ridiculous. The fact is none of this is true at all. Anyone can travel the world if they want to and they certainly don’t need to be rich to do it. Here is how I can afford to travel as much as I do.

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Is The United Airlines PR Debacle A Line In The Sand For Passenger Rights?

A video of a United Airlines passenger being dragged off flight 3411 against his will has gone viral and has left United Airlines with yet another PR disaster in an ever increasing line of them, but will this incident bring into question the practice of overbooking? And will it make passengers question just why they are getting such bad service across the board from all airlines in the first place?

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