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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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The Beginner’s Guide to Cinque Terre

by Gap Year Escape

With an estimated hike time of 5 hours and 11 kilometers to cover, Cinque Terre sounds more like a workout than a vacation destination. This piece of the Italian Riviera is the most popular and well known in the country. Travelers suffer through the expensive hostels, restaurants and workouts for views unlike any other. To […]

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How To Be In Bruges

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In Old Norse, Bruges means “landing stage”. The name is appropriate for the city sets quite the stage, staggering several attractions of performance. It is also a city where you don’t really want to leave once you land. Its small streets weave throughout countless canals. The history stretches back 2,000 years when the Gallic Romans […]

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A Level Results 2012 Disappointment? How about a Gap Year?

by Gap Year Escape

Well the day has arrived where thousands of students across the country will receive their A Level results. For many (I hope) you get what you want. I’ve worked on a clearing hotline before and it’s not pleasant. You might be left in a situation where your life is heading in a direction you didn’t […]

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