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iPhoneography – Travel Photography Tips for your iPhone

by Gap Year Escape

I often get asked what camera I take with me travelling… I don’t have one.

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Best Gap Year & Backpacking Travel Insurance Advice Guide

by Gap Year Escape

It’s something you buy and hope to never have to use but travel insurance is vital for anyone taking a gap year, career break or time out abroad. Travel insurance can seem like a bit of a minefield with all the different policy types, rules, exceptions and small print. So to make things easier we’ve […]

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How To Become A Ski or Snowboard Instructor – Your Questions Answered!

by Gap Year Escape

There are many attractive possibilities for your Gap Year and one of them is to become a ski or snowboard instructor. You’ll be picking up a skill, earning a qualification and getting a job, all whilst having a great time abroad! So how do you go about doing this? We caught up with PJ who […]

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Backpacker Guide to Cheap Travel across the USA

by Gap Year Escape

With a country so vast, you’d think that travelling across the states would be costly. Luckily there are several options for transportation in America, too many in fact. So which one is the cheapest? To save you time and money, we did a price comparison. Here’s our backpacker guide to cheap travel across America…

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24 Hours in Venice: Take the Romance, Hold the Hassle

by Gap Year Escape

If you’ve only got a short stay in Venice, one of Europe’s most romantic cities, don’t despair. The best sights and the atmosphere of Venice can be yours in as little as 24 hours— as long as you plan it right. Read on for tips on getting the most from a quick trip to Venice.

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Sun, Sand and Surf: Why Not Experience a Different Side of the Gold Coast?

by Gap Year Escape

Typically, when you think of the Gold Coast you think of golden sand, sunny beaches, great surf, and holiday theme parks. But there is another side to our great Gold Coast, and that’s the hinterland. From stunning rainforest skywalks to relaxing wine tours, scenic national park walks to exotic spa retreats. The Gold Coast hinterland […]

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The Rules of Facebook for Backpackers

by Gap Year Escape

There’s no denying that Facebook is a great invention when it comes to travelling. When you’re keeping friends and family updated on whatever you’re getting up to, it certainly makes it a lot easier. However, we’ve all been guilty of Facebook information overload, or know someone whose prolific updates make you close to unfriending them. […]

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The A Show Episode 1 – West Coast Road Trip

by Gap Year Escape

Two British guys, Amar and Andreas, put aside their possessions and lives in London to backpack from Vancouver to Antarctica and everything in-between. Life is one take and that’s how we film our new show. From dogs shitting on the lawn to… the nosy neighbour from the pink house next door. Unedited, uncensored and lots […]

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Benefits of a gap year before further education

by Gap Year Escape

When it comes to choosing which University you want to go to and the course that you want to study it can always be hard. There are always the worries that you may have chosen the wrong one and that you will regret it later on. For some people they just do not want to […]

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Whistler Blackcomb: So Much Gnarly Pow Pow

by Gap Year Escape

I’ve snowboarded in New Zealand and in France but prior to my trip to Canada, mention of Whistler was met with “Oh you’re going to have the best time!” or “Man I’m so jealous!” So what was all the hype about and did it live up to expectations?

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Is the UK the most romantic English speaking country?

by Gap Year Escape

As valentines day approaches I thought I’d post this infographic on the language of love. But is it English? Check out the infographic below and let me know if you agree with the stats. The one that I massively agree on is London being the most romantic English-speaking city. Even the dreary whether just happens […]

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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 top rated. A […]

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Touring Egypt– Giza, the Nile River and More

by Gap Year Escape

If you are looking to combine a love of travel and history, there are few places you can head to that are better than Egypt.

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

by Gap Year Escape

Women have different needs compared to men and therefore we created a best backpacks list just for women. It might be uncomfortable for women to carry a rucksack designed for a man to carry. Men have broader shoulders and are generally taller so a specific backpack is needed just for the ladies. If you are […]

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

by Gap Year Escape

For people who live an active travelling life, having the best backpack that suits your need is really important. You can’t just choose an expensive one because it does not necessarily assure durability and comfort. At the same time, you cannot just risk quality because of cheap deal. So if you’re a guy (or a […]

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