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Travel Poo: A Shit Story

by Gap Year Escape

I’m pretty sure that you’re supposed to grow out of toilet humour but I’ll be honest, I never have. Now before you start to worry, this isn’t going to be tales of explosive diarrhoea. No no, we’re not *that* crass here. I’m at Heathrow Airport travelling with a friend. We’re not tight for time but […]

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Ancient Day Trips From Dublin

by Gap Year Escape

Dublin has a whole slue of activities and attractions that have kept visitors busy for centuries. Guinness. Cathedrals. Guinness. Ancient manuscripts. Guinness. Museums. Guinness. Parkland. And, yes more Guinness. And while the city could very well occupy enough of the traveler’s time, just beyond are several day trips to give you a taste of something […]

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Year Round Culture in Berlin

by Gap Year Escape

Berlin is a haven for culture in Germany boasting over 400 art galleries and is also home to an abundance of festivals, events and parades all year round. Here’s our top picks! Flickr: lt_paris The Berlin International Film Festival The Berlin film festival although might not be as famous as Cannes is still a major […]

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A Complete Guide To Basking In All of Bastia

by Gap Year Escape

Most arrive to Bastia by ferry. You have to work to get here, but once you do, you discover an atmospheric old port town, not quite French, but quite Corsican. The dynamic, baroque cultural resort sprawls out across a hillside. Tenement buildings jumble into the scene, creating an atmosphere so poetic and postcard worthy, you […]

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A Day Trip to Paris with Eurostar

by Gap Year Escape

We teamed up with Eurostar this month to do a little travel experiment; can you do Paris in a day? Why travel to Paris with Eurostar? Eurostar seemed like an obvious choice to do a day trip to Paris from London. First off, the Eurostar timetable is frequent and the journey times are reasonable when […]

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6 Classic Experiences in Copenhagen

by Gap Year Escape

The largest city in Scandinavia manages to feel incredibly small town. Copenhagen is a capital of cutting edge design, modern architecture. The city also honors the classics and the traditions of its past. Throughout the canals, lakes and sea that make up the city, you still sense Copenhagen knows where it came from with its […]

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The Balearics: Magaluf Stylee

by Gap Year Escape

Beth from Beers and Beans set a challenge: describe the perfect 24 hours on a Balearic Island. It’s a rite of passage as a British citizen to do some sort of ‘party island holiday’ at some point in your life and so I thought it would be totally appropriate to do a feature on Majorca […]

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Taking a Gap Year in Your Senior Years

by Gap Year Escape

Gap years are no longer the domain of students on a shoe-string budget. More and more people are taking time out from their careers in their 40s and 50s and a significant number of people are choosing to embark on extended travels when they retire. After years of work and saving, older gap year travellers […]

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