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Getting Lost In Travel Can Help You Find Your Way.

Traditionally many people had their life plan set out for them. School, job, marriage, kids and death. In recent years more and more people are shunning that paradigm but not knowing what else to fill it with, what path in life they should follow. Can travel be the answer?

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Forget The Gap Year Itinerary, Go With The Flow.

Sometimes the best gap year experiences are not pre planned, but are discovered completely by accident.

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Lost In Translation.

Speaking just a little of the local language as you travel and learning as much as you can, even just a few basic phrases of the destinations you visit on your travels will enhance your visit and make sure that you get so much more out of the experience.

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My Personal Travel Packing List Essentials!

No matter where I am going or how long for, there are some items that I always pack and carry with me when I travel around the world. I’m not just talking about your bog standard travel packing list, these are my own personal travel essentials, the things that I have to pack and cannot do without on any trip.

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Why It’s Good To Get Lost When You Travel.

e of the best experiences you have as a traveller will be those unexpected moments when you go off the beaten track and get away from where all the guidebooks tell you to go. Sometimes travellers worry far too much about sticking to pre planned routes on their gap year or only ticking off the major tourist sites, and they don’t realise the local wonders they are missing out on if only they got a little lost from time to time. Here is why getting lost when you travel can be a good thing.

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Win A Copy Of Backpacking: The Ultimate Guide To First Time Around The World Travel.

To get you started on the road to planning your trip I’m giving away a copy of my book Backpacking: the ultimate guide to first time around the world travel!

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Which Round The World Route Is Right For You?

There are endless options when it comes to taking a gap year, do you fly around the world or stick to one region? Get a one way ticket or a single RTW one? It can be extremely confusing trying to choose between the wide range of choices for round the world tickets and gap year routes, so how do you decide which one is right for you?

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Posted in Travel Advice

Backpacking: The Ultimate Guide To First Time Around The World Travel For Sale Now!

Backpacking: The Ultimate Guide To First Time Around The World Travel For Sale Now!

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The 10 Most Annoying Things About Flying.

What are your biggest pet peeves when flying? What really annoys you on a long haul flight? See if your pet peeves made this top 10 list of the most annoying things when flying.

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How To Deal With Unsupportive Reactions To Your Gap Year.

A guide to dealing with negative reactions from parents and loved ones when you want to take a gap year

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