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How Much To Budget For A Month Backpacking In The Philippines.

The Philippines is one of the best backpacking destinations in the world for travellers on a budget, and you can experience some of south east Asia’s best beaches, food, culture and laid back backpacker culture for very little money. I get asked all the time how much it costs to travel in the Philippines and this article will help you plan exactly how much to budget for a month in this awesome country.

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The Ultimate Packing List For Backpacking Thailand.

Thailand is still the ultimate backpacker destination, with so many backpackers making it their first stop on a larger gap year adventure. Despite this, many first time travellers don’t know what to expect from Thailand and struggle with knowing what to pack and what to bring, with so many backpackers taking way too much. Here is the ultimate packing guide for backpacking around Thailand to help you choose what to take and what to leave behind.

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What To Expect And Prepare For At Your First Full Moon Party.

The full moon party is a right of passage amongst many backpackers in Thailand, but what is it exactly? What should you expect from the famous island party and what do you need to know before you go? The full

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The Quick, Easy Guide To Getting Around South East Asia.

South east Asia is one of the most popular backpacker destinations in the world, but with so many travellers island hopping and crossing borders regularly the question of how to get around south east Asia whilst sticking to a budget always comes up. Flying? Over land? Over sea? The good news is getting around south east Asia on a budget is actually really easy and this expert guide will tell you how.

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How To Tell Your Parents You Want A Gap Year Instead Of Going To University.

Choosing what to do with your life after school or college can be difficult enough, but when you decide to not go to university and have a gap year instead, how do you tell your parents that? Will they be disappointed? Angry? Try and dissuade you? It depends on how you can sell the idea to them.

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How To Travel From Cairo To Alexandria By Train.

There are a variety of ways to travel between Cairo and Alexandria, and many overpriced tours that will take you to and from Alexandria, but the best and cheapest option is simply to go by train and it is a lot easier than many people assume. Here is how you can travel by train from Alexandria by train and vice versa.

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What To Do When An Airline Loses Your luggage.

Frequent travellers will have all felt that dread when their backpack doesn’t come out of the conveyor belt and they realise the airline has lost their luggage. The stress of flying plus the nightmare of having all your clothes, essentials and your favourite lucky pack going on an adventure without you is the last thing you need, but don’t give up hope. There are steps you can take to retrieve your favourite backpack. So what do you do when an airline loses your luggage? 

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