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Why Budget Airline Flights Aren’t Always The Bargain They Seem.

The budget airline model on the whole has been great for travel and has opened up the world to millions of backpackers and gap year travellers, but it isn’t always a good thing. There is a dark side to those low, low prices, and those flights for £10 across Europe are not always the bargain they may seem to be on the surface. So should travellers still fly budget airlines? Or is there a better option?

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Posted in Travel Talk

How To Travel The World And Still Get A Degree At The Same Time.

Too many people struggle with the life decision of what to do after college, whether to go to university or take a gap year. It is important to remember that there is no right or wrong decision, but if you really can’t decide then there are ways you can have the best of both worlds, take a gap year and get a degree at the same time! Here’s how.

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Posted in Travel Advice

What To Do After Your A Levels? There Is No Wrong Path.

What do you do after your A Level results? Go to University? Start a career? Travel the world on a gap year? Maybe your results weren’t what you were expecting? Whatever your results and whatever you choose to do it is really important to remember that there is no right or wrong choices, there is no wrong path. Whatever you decide to do will be the right choice for you at the time, and you can always change your mind later. And if you do decide you want to take time out to travel or take a gap year, you know where to come to for advice and inspiration!

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Posted in Travel Video

Why You Should Travel Slowly.

There is always the temptation on any gap year or backpacking trip to ty and fit as much in as humanely possible, but that isn’t always the best thing to do. Here’s why you should slow down, take your time and really soak in the culture, the atmosphere and the experience of the places you are visiting.

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Posted in Travel Video

Am I A Bad Backpacker?

After 15 plus years of travelling the world I have probably made every travel mistake you can think of and then some at one point or another. But does that make me a bad traveller? What do you think?

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Posted in Travel Video

Why Everyone Should Travel Solo At Least Once.

Solo travel is one of the best ways to travel the world. I get that it can be intimidating for many first time backpackers but it really isn’t that bad, and the majority of travellers end up loving it! Watch

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Posted in Travel Video

Top 10 Gap Year Myths Debunked!

Anyone who is everyone thinks they know what it is really like to take a gap year, and the stereotypes pushed by the media and the expectations that so many people put on going backpacking around the world sometimes couldn’t be further from the truth. Here are the top 10 myths of taking a gap year that just aren’t (always at least) true!

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Posted in Travel Lists

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