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Is Solo Travel Safe? Essential Gap Year Safety Tips For All Solo Backpackers.

Solo travel is an amazing way to see the world and countless backpackers head off on solo gap years every single day, have a life changing adventure and have the absolute time of their lives, but is it safe to travel solo? Is backpacking or taking a solo gap year really too dangerous? Especially for women? Let’s look at the absolute facts and see if solo travel really is safe or not with expert safety advice for all solo backpackers.

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Is Australia Becoming Too Dangerous For Backpackers Fearful Of Sexual Assault?

With the media sensationalising more and more high profile cases of backpackers and gap year travellers in Australia becoming victims of serious crimes, questions are being asked whether or not Australia is becoming too dangerous for young female backpackers. 

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How Not To Get Murdered, Killed Or Kidnapped On Your Gap Year.

The media is rife with tales of backpackers coming to a sticky and untimely end on their gap years, salivating over details of all the monsters that lurk in the shadows the second you get off that plane. Listen to these expert tips instead of the media hype and learn how not to get murdered, killed, kidnapped or even worse on your once in a lifetime backpacking trip. 

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Solo MALE Backpacker Safety Tips.

Despite what you may hear with the focus on solo female travel safety in the mass media men actually travel the world solo too, and statistically we are at far greater risk of most forms of violent crime and death. So with that in mind here are some expert safety tips just for the male travellers! 

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Excuse Buster Series Part 4: It’s Too Dangerous To Go Backpacking!

Is taking a gap year or travelling the world really as dangerous as people think?

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