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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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Why You Should Travel Slowly.

There is always the temptation on any gap year or backpacking trip to ty and fit as much in as humanely possible, but that isn’t always the best thing to do. Here’s why you should slow down, take your time and really soak in the culture, the atmosphere and the experience of the places you are visiting.

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Top 10 Tips For A Stress Free Trip.

Travel can be stressful, especially if you are heading off on a long term gap year or backpacking trip, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are my top tips for staying stress free on your next trip, most of which have been learned the hard way! 

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The Art Of Backpacking, Be Spontaneous.

Travelling spontaneously is an age old travel custom and a backpacking art that is slowly being lost in the age of pre booking apps and gap year itineraries. I want to put that spirit of adventure back into travel and encourage everyone to  – occasionally at least – ditch those itineraries and travel spontaneously.

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Posted in Travel Talk

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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The Art Of Backpacking, Travel Slowly.

A gap year shouldn’t be rushed. Slow travel is more than just a buzzword, it is a way of travel, a way of life. It is a way of slowing down on your gap year and enjoying the journey as much as the destination.

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