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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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A Directory of Kilkenny’s Attractions

by Gap Year Escape

It is hard to imagine Kilkenny is a city. However city it is. The big town could credit its history to thinking bigger than it actually is. Kilkenny served as a seat of political power throughout the Middle Ages in Ireland. Throughout cobblestone pedestrian passageways, Kilkenny proves size doesn’t always matter. If you contain enough […]

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Great opportunities for gap years in Greece

by Gap Year Escape

Despite its recent economic struggles, Greece remains a popular destination, blending a beautiful Mediterranean climate with idyllic islands, fantastic food and a friendly laid-back welcome. Because of its popularity amongst holidaymakers, the country is also affordable; good value accommodation, flights, boats and car hire are typically easy to come by in Greece, making it very […]

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The Oysters of PEI’s Malpeque Bay

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Prince Edward Island’s Malpeque Bay is one of the last remaining areas in the world where oysters continue to be harvested from wild beds by oyster gatherers, who are still called fishermen instead of farmers. Utilizing a long-standing technique that developed over a hundred years ago involving a small boat called a dory and giant […]

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The Hidden Culture of Cairns

by Gap Year Escape

Cairns is commonly stereotyped as a holiday spot for beach bums and water-sport fanatics. However, there is more to Cairns than meets the eye. When you strip off the top layer, it’s a surprisingly cultural city. Read on for a guide to some of the coolest experiences in Cairns to get your cultural fix. When […]

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What I learnt about Happiness from Sailing in Mexico

by Gap Year Escape

“Do you want to go sailing tomorrow? Bring limes and crackers.” I’m in Puerto Vallarta enjoying what can only be described as, well, not fun. It’s Spring Break but man do I feel too old for this shizz! Sailing sounds like a nice break from drunk out their mind 19 year olds asking me to […]

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