What To Do After Your A Levels? There Is No Wrong Path.

What do you do after your A Level results? Go to University? Start a career? Travel the world on a gap year? Maybe your results weren’t what you were expecting? Whatever your results and whatever you choose to do it is really important to remember that there is no right or wrong choices, there is no wrong path. Whatever you decide to do will be the right choice for you at the time, and you can always change your mind later. And if you do decide you want to take time out to travel or take a gap year, you know where to come to for advice and inspiration!

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South East Asia’s Most Overrated Destinations.

South East Asia is one of the most popular regions in the world for backpackers heading off on their gap year, and in general has a well deserved reputation that draws travellers to it time and time again. But not every part of the region is deserving of that adulation and there are some parts of south east Asia that are overrated in the extreme. Here are my picks for the most overrated places in south east Asia.

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Most Common Travel Illnesses And Ailments, And How To Deal With Them.

Getting sick when travelling is never pleasant, but it does happen from time to time. Here are the most common basic illnesses and ailments that the majority of travellers fall foul of on most trips, as a qualified nurse who

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Plastic Free Travel, Taking The Single Use Plastic Water Bottle Challenge.

This past month I have taken a plastic free travel challenge with Better Places Travel to reduce the amount of single use plastic water bottles I use when travelling by using refillable water bottles as much as possible, with the ultimate aim of going completely single use plastic bottle free. But it wasn’t as easy as I first thought. Did I succeed?

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The Vegetarian And Vegan Guide To Ethiopia.

Ethiopia is an extremely vegetarian and vegan friendly destination, with a culture based around fasting and being meat and dairy free for large parts of the year and with a wealth of delicious vegan friendly food to choose from. Vegans or vegetarians travelling in Ethiopia will have no problem finding something to eat to suit their needs, and that goes for those who need gluten free food too. Here is your extensive guide to Ethiopian vegan and vegetarian cuisine to make sure you never go hungry.

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Ethiopian Coffee Culture – An Invitation To The Famous Coffee Ceremony.

Coffee is as integral to Ethiopian society as tea is in England, and the intricate coffee ceremony is a mark of friendship and respect that is performed all over Ethiopia. So important is the coffee ceremony that it has almost become obligatory to be offered it everywhere as a visitor, and accepting it just as important.

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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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