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Tuesday Traveller: Candice Walsh – Believe in your dreams

by Gap Year Escape

Candice Walsh is self-proclaimed Professional Experience Collector and inventor of job titles that don’t make much sense. She’s an editor at Matador Network and the MatadorU Lead Writing Faculty. Check out her blog, Candice Does The World.

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4 Ways To Learn Kiteboarding and See The World

by Gap Year Escape

What do you look for in a travel destination? Good food, warm sand, blue seas? If you’re a kiteboarder, you’re mainly in search of something other travellers go out of their way to avoid: high winds. Gales? Fantastic. Cold air roaring up from the Antarctic? Bring it on. The great thing about kiteboarding is that […]

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A Guide to the Finest Surf Spots in Portugal

by Gap Year Escape

Provided there is a swell to be had from the south, the popular Portuguese resort of Faro can be a fantastic place to pull on your wetsuit for a spot of surfing. Reached easily on flights from across Europe, Faro can be the perfect base for a relaxing holiday, with the bonus of as many […]

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North American Natural Wonders that Will Blow Your Mind

by Gap Year Escape

North America is a vast continent, with many fascinating places to visit and things to see and do. For those who want to experience the natural beauty of the continent, here are a few places that will amaze and astound the senses!

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Tuesday Traveller: Hannah Loaring – Believe in your dreams

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We caught up with Hannah, a 32 year old graphic designer from Brighton on a RTW adventure!

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The Gap Year Guide to Online Safety Abroad

by Gap Year Escape

The build-up to your gap year abroad is usually characterised by a volatile mix of crippling nerves, dizzying euphoria and blind panic. But along with the brain-meltingly bewildering experiences of planning your trip comes the more mundane stuff that still needs sorting out. Things like travel insurance. Health checks. Work visas.

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Should I take a Gap Year before or after University?

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So you have just left school, A Level certificates in hand (or framed in a safe place) and you’re either off to University or preparing to embark on your travel journey for X amount of months before deciding about University or job prospects. Congratulations, you are now about to step into the next chapter of […]

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How to do Moscow on a budget

by Gap Year Escape

Russia’s capital has a well-deserved reputation for being an expensive place to live, or to travel to, and certainly if you go to the glamorous clubs or exclusive restaurants favoured by the city’s rich and beautiful, you’ll find yourself paying heavily for the privilege. But Moscow doesn’t have to be expensive. From free, or very […]

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