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What I Got Up To In New York City

by Gap Year Escape

There’s many memories from my time in New York but the one that stands out the most is the donut incident. But before I jump into that what else I did I do. This isn’t a list of what you *should* do. Just what I did and liked.

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What I Got Up To In Las Vegas

by Gap Year Escape

Ah Las Vegas. Sin City, the place where I in fact was pretty virtuous! I don’t drink or gamble but there was still plenty to do. Here’s a rundown of my experiences.

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Alicante – The Perfect Escape Destination

by Gap Year Escape

If you’re looking for a quick escape to sun, sea and wonderful surroundings, then the Spanish city of Alicante should fit the bill. The port city on the Costa Blanca is deep with history and of course very popular due to its beaches.

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Top 5 Countries where to Volunteer with Affordable Placement

by Gap Year Escape

For people who are planning to volunteer abroad, one of the major challenges is the expensive cost of placement fees. You could expect to spend around $500 for one week of volunteer placement in most countries. And that does not yet include your travel expenses in going to and from the country where you will […]

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What is the best Gap Year Travel Backpack? – Top 10 for Backpacking

by Gap Year Escape

Selecting the best backpack to travel around the world can be one of the most important decisions you make. You might be living out of the 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 only a great […]

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What are the Best Backpacks for Women? Top 10 for Backpacking

by Gap Year Escape

What is the best backpack for ladies? Well, women have different needs compared to men when it comes to backpacks which is why we created a separate list just for you. Generally speaking backpacks are ‘unisex’ or ‘women’s’. What’s the difference?

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Top 10 Best Travel Day Packs

by Gap Year Escape

Whether you need a small backpack for a trek or day trip, or an additional bag to accompany your larger backpack, below are the top 10 day packs on the market. Berghaus FreeFlow Backpack The Berghaus FreeFlow is the bag that I personally use on my travels as my day bag. In addition to my […]

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Well That Was Fun: Lookback at 2013

by Gap Year Escape

So I’ve finally stopped travelling for the year in Chile. I am spending Christmas in Valparaiso and New Year’s in Santiago. It’s nice to finally take a breath and look back over the year I’ve had. I’m sitting in my boxers right now, sun beating down, wishing I was in the pool rather than typing […]

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