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The Ultimate Guide To Hiking And Adventure Trekking On Your Gap Year.

No matter where you travel to on your gap year, odds are at some point you will end up doing some form of hiking or trekking, either as a day trek activity or a multi day adventure. This expert guide

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How Travellers Can Make A Difference On World Elephant Day.

August 12 is World Elephant Day, a day designed to bring attention to the plight of the Asian and African elephant and the numerous threats they face, and raise awareness of how close we are to losing these magnificent creatures to extinction forever. Here is how you can help.

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The Elephant In The Room: Why You Shouldn’t Go On An Elephant Trek In Thailand.

Elephant trekking is a popular tourist activity in Thailand, one of the more popular ‘bucket list’ activities in the gap year industry in fact, but there are many reasons why riding an elephant is irresponsible and wrong, and why you should scratch riding an elephant off that list immediately.

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