A Gap Year Is For Life, Not Just When You Graduate!

A gap year is still seen as a privilege of youth, as an indulgence of time and lack of responsibility that only those just graduating from university or still in their early twenties can afford. At no time as that ever

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Why Travel Vaccinations Are Important.

Travel vaccinations are an essential part of the gap year and travel planning process, yet every single day thousands of travellers ignore the advice of qualified professionals and don’t get them. But why? Are they really that important? The short answer

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Top 10 Awesome Filipino Dishes You Have To Try.

Filipino food has a bit of a bad reputation as being bland or boring, but nothing could be further from the truth! Check out these amazing dishes that will blow your tastebuds away and turn your entire image of Filipino

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Haggle Hard, But Don’t Be A Cheapskate.

Haggling is a way of life in many countries and is certainly a great part of the backpacker experience, but some travellers can go too far and take haggling to the extreme, which isn’t good for anyone. How do you

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Is It Fair To Expect Crowdfunding To Replace Travel Insurance?

Should crowdfunding campaigns be used to pay for the medical bills of travellers who didn’t – or don’t want to – pay for travel insurance? There has been a huge rise in recent years in travellers or their families begging

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How Travelling In Your 30s Is Different Than In Your 20s.

So many people view a gap year as a once in a lifetime thing, a one shot deal. One year out when you are young to have the adventure of a lifetime before you have to grow up, settle down

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Beyond The Backpacker Hostel: Where Should You Stay In Malaysia?

After being largely ignored for a long time in favour of its more popular neighbours, Malaysia is slowly being discovered by intrepid backpackers looking for something that is a little same same, but different. The big question is, where do

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