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Should You Take A Gap Year?

So what do you think? Should people take a gap year? Is it a good idea or not? I would love to hear all your thoughts and comments so don’t be shy! Come over and join in the conversation! And

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What To Do If Your Passport Is Lost Or Stolen.

A lot of things can go wrong when travelling the world, but few can be as worrying as losing your passport. If the worst happens here are the exact steps you need to take if your passport is lost or stolen

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Should You Take A Gap Year? The Pros And Cons Of A Major Life Decision.

Should you take a gap year? To help you make the best decision for you, here are some of the most common pros and cons of travelling the world.

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When Is The Best Time To Take A Gap Year?

How do you know when is the right time for you to take a gap year and travel? Is the economy going to make it difficult? Can you afford it? Maybe you are career focused or think you are the

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Posted in Travel Talk

What Can You Do To Help Overtourism?

Overtourism has become a serious problem in recent years, to the point that many authorities are calling for restrictions on tourism to reduce damage and harm to local ecosystems and populations, but it doesn’t have to be like that. Travel itself is not a bad thing and can have a positive impact if it is done right, so here are the best and easiest ways you can help as an individual traveller by reducing the impact of overtourism on the destinations you love.

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Posted in Responsible Travel

The Post Pandemic Gap Year.

As pandemic restrictions come to an end and there is a light at the end of the tunnel for travellers wanting to see the world. The gap year is coming back! The return of the gap year is both inevitable and will be monumental, but some things will be slightly different, at least in the short term. This is your complete guide to what that travel landscape will look like and what you will need to know taking a post pandemic gap year.

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Will Taking A Gap Year Help Your Depression?

A lot of people who suffer from depression or any number of other mental health issues for that matter sometimes get this belief that travel will fix them, that travel will cure their depression, but will it? Is travel a magic panacea for the soul? Willtaking a gap year help your depression?

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Posted in Travel Health

A Rare Travel Surprise In The United Arab Emirates.

After 20 years of travel I still haven’t lost a sense of wonder or bemusement about the world, but it is not often now that a destination can really surprise me. A recent visit to Abu Dhabi not only threw me a huge curve ball with how much I ended up loving the country, but gave me a timely reminder of why I love travel too.

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How To Turn Travel Disasters Into Travel Opportunities.

I have always said travel disasters can often become your best travel stories, but there can be a more practical advantage when things go wrong too, if you know how to take advantage of them. Be creative, stay positive and learn how to turn a problem into a golden opportunity when you travel.

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Yes Solo Travel Is Scary, But You Should Go Anyway.

The thought of solo travel can be scary at first. The idea of travelling around the world on your own, with no back up and no safety net to fall back on can be intimidating. But just because something is

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