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Travelling around the world during a gap year is not for the faint of heart. You are likely to encounter a multitude of people and situations you did not expect. This is part of the adventure, but it also leaves you open to the possibility...

Many students in the United Kingdom look forward to their gap year with great eagerness. The year between schooling gives them a chance to travel the world, see the sights and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience before they are tied down with more responsibilities. Their parents, however,...

When you decide to take a gap year or just some time away, you have in mind only good things. You think about the fantastic experiences you’ll have, the interesting people you’ll meet, the amazing pictures you’ll bring home and much more. You probably don’t think...

No one wants to think about bad things that can happen while you are travelling the world, but the reality is that difficult situations come up every single day across the globe. Whether you are facing an unexpected illness or injury, a unforeseen complication in...

With backpacking tents, you have a lightweight tent to take with you on any outdoor excursion. They unfold easily so you can rest and be protected from the elements. They really are one of those camping essentials. A multi-person backpacking tent lets you share the adventure...

Water is something you cannot leave out of an outdoor adventure. Backpacking water filters can provide you with much-needed, contaminant-free replenishment throughout the day. If you want to stay hydrated and free of unwanted organisms and potential diseases, then you’ll need adequate water treatment. Most...

It's fair to say that learning to surf is on many gap year bucket lists. I’ve ‘tried’ it in places like Indonesia, Australia, Mexico and El Salvador. It totally kicks my ass every time but it’s still one of the greatest activities to experience on...