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How To Score Luxury Accommodation As A Budget Backpacker.

Backpacking around the world on your gap year isn’t all about ultra budget backpacker hostels and dorm rooms. Sometimes it is, but there’s no rule that says you have to stick to that either, and there are some real luxury options out there for even the most budget of backpackers if you know how to bag them! 

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10 Backpacker Rules It Is Totally Okay To Break.

Being a backpacker means travelling around the world a certain way, in a certain style and with a certain budget. Or does it? Here are 10 backpacker rules you are totally allowed to break.

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Posted in Travel Lists

Top 10 Tips For A Stress Free Trip.

Travel can be stressful, especially if you are heading off on a long term gap year or backpacking trip, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are my top tips for staying stress free on your next trip, most of which have been learned the hard way! 

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Posted in Travel Lists, Travel Tips

Backpacking And The Hustle Burnout.

At some point along your epic gap year you will be burnt out from all the touts, the haggling and the taxi mafia, and you will need a holiday from travelling. That is where flashpacking comes in!

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Posted in Travel Advice

Avoid Backpacker Burnout And Indulge Your Inner Flashpacker.

Travel burnout is a very real thing, and there is no shame in upgrading to flashpacker status to rest and recover

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Posted in Travel Talk

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