Indiana Mike And The Hapless Wandering For The Lost Ark.

A decade long quest across three countries on the trail of one of archaeology’s greatest treasures finally came to a conclusion in a small town in Ethiopia, where the search for the lost Ark of the Covenant led to an adventure of self discovery far greater than anything ever found by Indiana Jones himself. 

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Posted in Travel Talk

Top 5 Tips For Beating Culture Shock.

Culture shock is something most backpackers and travellers will deal with at some point, but if not recognized and dealt with properly it can really ruin your trip, or at the extreme even lead to some serious mental health problems. So how can backpackers deal with and beat culture shock on their gap year?

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Why Everyone Should Travel Solo At Least Once.

Solo travel is one of the best ways to travel the world. I get that it can be intimidating for many first time backpackers but it really isn’t that bad, and the majority of travellers end up loving it! Watch

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Posted in Travel Video

Top 10 Gap Year Myths Debunked!

Anyone who is everyone thinks they know what it is really like to take a gap year, and the stereotypes pushed by the media and the expectations that so many people put on going backpacking around the world sometimes couldn’t be further from the truth. Here are the top 10 myths of taking a gap year that just aren’t (always at least) true!

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How To Travel Overland From Singapore To Malaysia.

Flying between Singapore and Malaysia is cheap and easy, but getting to Malaysia from Singapore overland is a great alternative way to slow travel and backpack your way across south east Asia and take in more of the countries you are visiting as well. Here is the perfect guide to crossing the border from Singapore to Malaysia.

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Posted in Travel Tips

Top 10 Most Common Rookie Backpacker Mistakes! And How To Avoid Them!

Every backpacker makes mistakes when they first start out, here are just 10 of the most common ones, with tips on how you can avoid them too! (Aren’t I good to you all?)

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Posted in Travel Video

10 Travel Hotspots That Prove You Shouldn’t Miss Malaysia On Your Gap Year.

South East Asia is one of the hottest gap year destination hotspots in the world, with countries like Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia permanent fixtures on the banana pancake trail, but why do so many backpackers overlook and ignore Malaysia? Here is exactly why they shouldn’t!

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Posted in Destinations, Travel Lists

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