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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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