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Travel Is About More Than The Destination.

When you are travelling the world visiting awesome tropical islands and majestic mountain ranges, glittering megalopolis cities and mysterious jungles, take some time to appreciate the journey too, because the journey is what real travel is all about.

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Top 10 Film Locations To Travel To Around The World.

The Top 10 movie tourism destinations around the world

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Posted in Travel Lists

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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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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Posted in Travel Health

Making And Breaking Friendships When You Travel The World.

Travelling the world is a glorious adventure, and one where you will meet some of the most amazing, decent, crazy and sometimes downright mental people on the planet. You can meet some amazing friends on your gap year, but you can grow distant from some old ones too, and even the new ones you meet can be in your life for years, a week or so or just one night. Playing the game of social roulette and constant hellos and goodbyes can sometimes be hard, and as a long term traveller you do have to be prepared for that.

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Posted in Travel Talk

The Importance Of An Exit Strategy On Your Gap Year.

Would you know what to do if something went horribly wrong on your gap year and you need to get out or go home in a hurry? If something terrible happens while you are travelling and you need to bail quickly, it is essential that you have an exit strategy that will get you out of that situation and to a place of safety as quickly as possible. Here are the top expert tips to keep you from getting stuck in a situation you don’t want to be in.

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Posted in Travel Safety

Top 10 Solo Female Travel Safety Tips.

Solo travel as a woman can be a little daunting at first and taking a gap year as a solo female backpacker is often seen as too dangerous or risky, but it really doesn’t have to be. Travelling the world solo is one of the most empowering, rewarding and downright awesome things you will ever do, and despite what the mass media or well meaning relatives say it can be extremely safe too. So here are the top 10 expert tips to help you reduce any risk to your personal safety and security whilst on your travels.

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Posted in Solo Travel, Travel Lists, Travel Safety

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