The Ultimate Guide to the Amalfi Coast

A romantic, stunning and bucket list worthy destination, the Amalfi Coast is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for good reason. Coastal mountains, gastronomic delights, festivals, Instagram worthy sights, cliff top Amalfi Coast villas, lush forests, exhilarating hiking trails and the list goes on. What’s not to love? So here’s everything you need to…

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How to Fly Business Class on a Gap Year Budget

Jetsetting all over the globe on an around the world trip can be both fun but tiresome, particularly if you’re catching long-haul flights. It’s not surprising then that business people tend to spend the extra money on booking premium tickets in order to make their journey a lot more comfortable. With lie-flat seats, pre-flight champagne…

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Basel Switzerland and the Fasnacht Carnival

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Basel during one of their most exciting times of the year. It had been some time since my last trip to Switzerland when I visited Interlaken for adventure sports but this trip was entirely different but no less spectacular. Based on the banks of the Rhine, Basel has…

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Backpacking Sri Lanka Travel Guide – Two Week Travel Itinerary

Travelling as much as I do it’s quite difficult to nail down the best place I’ve ever been to. Every destination has its ups and down, it’s food and culture, hidden gems and tourist traps. Nevertheless, Sri Lanka would be one of my top destinations ever and it is by far the most friendly country…

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Sponsored Video: Introducing Norwegian Airline’s CashPoints

I think a lot of people, myself included, thought that the only way to collect points, or the equivalent, with an airline is to fly with them. The term frequent flyer can put people off from joining a loyalty program as they are under the assumption that the only way to gain enough points to…

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Top UK Travel Bloggers – 30 of the Best UK Travel Blogs!

Looking for a UK based Travel Blogger? Well look no further. We compiled a list of our favourite travel bloggers based in the UK. Not all on the list are from the UK originally but are based here now.  Gap Year Escape Gap Year Escape, Amar Hussain, started in 2009 and documents an eight year,…

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The Best Travel Backpack? – 10 Best Backpacks For Travelling

Selecting the best travel backpack to travel around the world can be one of the most important decisions you make. You might be living out of the travel backpack for a year on your, you guessed it, gap year. It’s vital that you get it right and get a rucksack or backpack that is not…

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What to Expect on Your First Ski Holiday

Well, first and foremost: Snow. Lots of snow. But a ski holiday isn’t just about the snow of course, as most places in the northern hemisphere see enough of it every winter. It’s a chance to do something not just off the beaten path, but many miles skyward,away from your average holiday. If you’ve never…

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