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Merrell Men’s Waterpro Maipo Hiking Shoes Review

by Gap Year Escape

It’s been a while since the last time I went canyoning with my friends. This fun and somewhat generalized outdoor activity served as my stress reliever back in college days and after many years of leaving it in the past, it’s now knocking at my door again. It took only a night of beer and […]

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Deuter Traveller 55+10 70+10 and 80+10 Backpack Review

by Gap Year Escape

After graduating my secondary education about 3 years ago, I decided to go along with my two brothers and experience the thrill of hiking and trekking; Something they’ve been experiencing for a long time already. I stopped studying for 1 year and dedicated my time to working and hiking. That may sound crazy but it’s […]

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SansBug Free-standing Pop-up Mosquito Net Tent Review

by Gap Year Escape

Bug protection for late afternoon playtime is what I’ve been seeking. Since we live in the middle of a wonderful nature area, bugs and creepy crawlies often visit our backyard. I have tried all sorts of insect repellent but they don’t seem to be enough. My husband found this SansBug Free-standing Pop-up Mosquito Net Tent […]

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A Guide to the Markets of Bangkok

by Gap Year Escape

Bangkok is one of the top travel destinations in Asia, and it is also home to nearly nine million residents. For both the millions of visitors who descend upon Bangkok each year and the millions who call the city home, shopping is an important part of life. While there is an increasing number of department […]

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The North Face Women’s Resolve Outdoor Jacket Review

by Gap Year Escape

Finding outdoor clothing for women is a bit of a challenge compared to men’s. I was up for a trip with my long-lost cousins when I realized we’ll be off to a cool environment and I don’t have the proper attire for the trip. Nevertheless, I can still say I’m on the lucky side because […]

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Traveller Tuesday – Abby Tegnelia – Jungle Princess

by Gap Year Escape

Abby Tegnelia, a princess in any environment, is 35 and from the USA. She’s so far hit 31 countries and lived in various places! I met Abby just as she had moved to Vegas and was kind enough to be my guide. Good times.

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Jeep Laptop Backpack – Cabin Approved Review

by Gap Year Escape

I had quite few misgivings about this product.  From its name, one can presume that it is basically exclusive for outdoors. I was looking for a sturdier laptop case when I chanced upon this item over the internet. I was so intrigued with the name and coming from a reputable brand I knew that I […]

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Merrell Women’s Siren Breeze Trekking and Hiking Shoes Review

by Gap Year Escape

After many months of discussion, planning and everything in between, I finally agreed to go along with my husband on his trip to Ben Nevis. He’s a traveler by heart and I’m just laidback type of lady; but who can say no to the picturesque view from the Lake District to the Welsh mountain massifs? […]

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Deuter Quantum 55+10 and 70+10 Backpack Review

by Gap Year Escape

After a long search for the best backpack (and take note, I already have bought 3 rucksacks and none of them fit my needs), I found the perfect one that I can bring anywhere – literally. I often travel from country to country regardless of the weather, regardless if I do or don’t have company, […]

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NS Associates Small UV Travel Centre Review

by Gap Year Escape

After a long wait – approximately 3 years – I can now take my son to his very first island hopping trip! My husband and I have been waiting for this and aside from planning, we’re also thinking of how to make the whole trip fun and at the same time comfortable for our 2 […]

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The North Face Men’s Resolve Outdoor Jacket Review

by Gap Year Escape

It took me about 2 years to save up for my Sierra Nevada trip with a couple of friends. It was so timely that the trip was scheduled shortly after our college graduation. However, I was a bit concern when it comes to purchasing all essentials. My gears were complete but I don’t think my […]

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Victorinox Classic SD Swiss Army Pocket Tool Review

by Gap Year Escape

I got opened to outdoor travelling about 2 years ago when my cousin invited me to his trip to the woods. It was not really far from our place hence, I wasn’t agitated on the idea of leaving the kids and my wife at home for about 3 nights. I tried my best to remember […]

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Merrell Men’s Moab Mid GTX XCR Hiking Shoes Review

by Gap Year Escape

It’s a rough 2 years for me and my career as a real estate agent. After finishing a tough project, I was given the chance to have a longer vacation; this just means the leave I’ve been wanting finally got approved. Colleagues and I agreed to bring back the old days and explore the good […]

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Palaces and Museums of Stockholm

by Gap Year Escape

Instead of heading off with the crowd to typical gap year destinations like the USA and Thailand, consider pointing yourself in another direction and exploring Scandinavia instead. As well as having a bracing climate and awesome landscapes of majestic mountains and valleys, Sweden has a rich cultural history enshrined in numerous world-class museums and elegant […]

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Patagonia Drifter A/c Lace up Review

by Gap Year Escape

Because I’ve been using only one pair of shoes for going to work school (back in college which I just finished) and occasional hiking, I knew I had to own the best pair out there. The current shoes I have are about 3 years old already. It’s still perfect and cozy as ever but I […]

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