Should I take a Gap Year before or after University?

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

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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Tuesday Traveller: Andrea Spirov – The Sexiest Nation is…

This week we caught up with Andrea Spirov, a dual national of USA and Australia, who has travelled to 38 countries.

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How to become a Divemaster on your Gap Year

What is a Divemaster? Divemaster is PADI’s first professional-level qualification (there are equivalent levels with SSI or BSAC). It mainly qualifies you to conduct dive tours with certified divers, but it also enables you to assist instructors in teaching the courses you have completed, and to perform various other supervisory roles. It teaches you to…

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iPhoneography – Travel Photography Tips for your iPhone

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

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!

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

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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