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The Importance Of Rest And Flexibility When You Travel.

After a ton of delays and cancelled flights I arrived in my latest destination almost 36 hours late, which was a timely reminder of just how important it is to be flexible with your backpacking itinerary and even more so to include some rest days in that time too.

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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 – even though a gap year may be a dream – it can actually cause a lot of fear, worry and anxiety. Here are a few expert tips to dealing with that fear and following your gap year dreams anyway!

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How To Travel With Diabetes.

Diabetes is a disease that is far more prevalent than people think, but contrary to popular belief it is not one that – if managed well – should stop you from travelling or jumping into your own adventures around the world. It is more than possible to travel with diabetes and this post will give you all the essential information you need to know.

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Travelling For Treatment, Everything You Need To Know About Medical Tourism.

Medical tourism is an increasingly growing trend amongst travellers on a gap year. If you are considering having any treatment done as part of your travels, then here is everything you need to know before you go.

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Dropping Out And Living The Yoga Life In Sri Lanka.

On the surface, Ulpotha appears to be nothing more than a simple yoga retreat, the type of destination where style matters more than substance and stressed middle class professionals and privileged youth come to assuage their soul with whatever alternative or Eastern therapy happens to be in vogue, but in reality this community was far, far more than that.

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Real Mountain Biking And Cultural Awakenings In Tirol.

Adventure travel gets a visual boost as I mountain bike down the Kaiser mountain range in Tirol, Austria.

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Revitalising My Health And Wellbeing In Tirol, Austria.

I needed to revitalize my health and wellbeing after getting burnt out, and some time in the mountains of Tirol, Austria gave me just what I needed.

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