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Do Airlines Need To Be Legally Held To Account For Letting Passengers Down?

Despite being a legal imperative as well as a professional and ethical one, many airlines are continuing to flout and ignore the law and are refusing to live up to their obligations toward passenger care and compensation when things go wrong. Is it about time they are held to account?

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My Growing Frustration And Anger With Egyptian Tourism.

I am growing increasingly frustrated with Egypt as a country, with illegal buildings encroaching onto the Giza plateau and other hitorical and cultural sites, and think that if it is not careful, it will not only destroy its own tourism industry but more importantly lose some of history’s greatest treasures forever.

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A Gap Year In Space: The Next Frontier Of Space Travel.

Space tourism is becoming an increasing reality, and it won’t be too long before taking a gap year into space may become not just possible, but actually feasible. Until then, the spirit and determination of explorers and travellers will be needed to forge ahead into the next frontier of space travel.

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How Travel Styles Can Change. And How That Is Okay.

For any backpacker who has travelled for any length of time they may have noticed that the way they travel changed over time. I travelled the world throughout my twenties, then my thirties, and had an amazing time doing it. But as I approach travelling the world in my forties I am starting to reflect more and more on how different my experiences were from when I first started travelling to now, how the way I travel has changed, and how that is okay!

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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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