10 Backpacker Rules It Is Totally Okay To Break.

Being a backpacker means travelling around the world a certain way, in a certain style and with a certain budget. Or does it? Here are 10 backpacker rules you are totally allowed to break. Backpacking around the world is more

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Why Taking A Career Break To Travel Is A Good Idea.

Fitting your work and your life around your dreams of travelling the world is not only possible, but by taking career breaks when it suits you and not your employer you could be doing yourself a whole multitude of favours

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Are Camel Safaris Responsible Or Ethical?

Camel treks and safaris are a popular tourist activity around the world, but is camel riding ethical or responsible? Should travellers and backpackers be riding a camel at all on their gap years?

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Top 5 Australian Road Trip Itineraries.

A road trip through Australia has to be one of the most popular bucket list items on any gap year. Here are some of the best road trip itineraries to inspire you to take one of your own.

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The Benefits Of Local Tourism On Your Gap Year.

Local  tourism is more than just the latest buzzword, it is a very real and tangible way of travelling that has a positive impact on not only the wider environment, but also the local people in the destinations we visit.

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Australia Bans Tourists From Climbing Uluru. And It Is A Good Thing!

Climbing mount Uluru has been one of the top gap year bucket list items for any backpacker heading to Australia for decades, but as of 2019 all travellers will be banned from climbing the famous landmark, and despite some protestations

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How To Decide What Travel Vaccines You Really Need.

Do you really need travel vaccinations on your gap year? Is saving a bit of cash on the cost of the vaccine really worth the risk of contracting a life threatening disease? Or are the risks so low and the

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