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Should You Travel To Dangerous Countries?

The world is filled with countries that are seemingly off limits to any mere mortal traveller. With tales of extreme danger and endless conflict or terrorist attacks filling the headlines, is anywhere safe to travel to? And should you travel

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Posted in Solo Travel, Travel Safety, Travel Talk

Epic Backpacker Fails And Why They Don’t Matter.

Read any travel blog or check out any social media platform and you will see a smorgasboard of highly curated content, of statuesque models flicking their perfect hair with a backdrop of the perfect Instagram sunset. You will hear tales

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Posted in Travel Advice

8 Reasons You Need More Adventure Travel In Your Life Now.

The advantages of taking a gap year or travelling are well known and documented, but if you really want to make the most of your gap year and reap even more benefits, then you should throw a little bit of

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Posted in Travel Lists

Should You Pay To Volunteer On Your Gap Year?

You are planning your gap year and want to give something back while you travel the world, you want to volunteer. You want to help someone and do something good! But they are asking you to pay? What the hell

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Posted in Volunteering

Why Aruba Is Far More Than Just An All Inclusive Destination.

Aruba is famous as being an all inclusive tourist paradise, and with good reason, but don’t make the mistake of thinking that is all it is. For those intrepid travellers willing to look beyond the surface Aruba will reveal a

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Posted in Destinations

Child Beggars And The Travellers Dillemma.

To anyone who has travelled the world the sight of young children running up to tourists and travellers, palms outstretched in expectation of a small trinket or a few coins is a familiar one, but should travellers be giving anything

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Posted in Responsible Travel

How To Deal With Anxiety And Fear Before Travelling.

Backpacking around the world can be an exciting and genuinely awesome experience, but for many it can also be extremely daunting, and for some it can actually cause a lot of fear, worry and anxiety. Here are a few expert

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Posted in Travel Health

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