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A Beginners Guide To Hostel Rules And Etiquette On Your Gap Year.

Staying in a hostel is a quintessential gap year experience, but it can be a bit daunting for first timers. Get the lowdown on the unwritten rules and unspoken do’s and don’ts, and let me help you with all the hostel etiquette that will stop you from becoming the most hated traveller in the dorm!

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How To Find And Choose The Perfect Hostel On Your Gap Year.

Knowing how to find and choose a decent hostel is an essential skill on your gap year and can mean the difference between an awesome experience and a bad one. Let me show you exactly what you need to know, how to find the right hostel for you, what to look out for and what to avoid when choosing a place to stay on your travels.

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5 Easy Steps To Make Your Gap Year Dreams A Reality.

Do you dream of travelling round the world? Do you wish you could just get on a plane and explore the world for a year or more? Of course you do! Everyone does. Stop dreaming of taking a gap year

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How To Avoid Mosquito Bites On Your Gap Year.

The best way to avoid contracting mosquito borne diseases like malaria, dengue and zika on your gap year, is to avoid getting bitten by mosquitoes in the first place. Here I will tell you exactly how you can protect yourself

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What Mosquito Repellent Is Best For Your Gap Year?

Using a good mosquito repellent is essential on your gap year to reduce the risk of getting bitten and contracting insect borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, zika and many more. But with so much misinformation and so many repellents

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Should You Take A Gap Year?

New bonus video up this week! Don’t worry you’ll still get your scheduled video on Friday I just wanted to give you a little more this week! So what do you think? Should people take a gap year? Is it

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Welcome To The Bemused Backpacker Channel!

I am so excited to announce the launch of the Bemused Backpacker Channel! Ready to take all the expert travel tips, advice and inspiration on the website to the next level! If you have followed the site for a while

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