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8 things I learned while travelling the East Coast of Australia

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I have just come back from an amazing trip along the East Coast of Australia. Here are 8 things I learned during my travels: It deserves all the hype! Seriously. I have never been someone who was particularly fussed about Australia, but after seeing the east coast, I’m already planning my return trip! From buzzing […]

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Surviving Oktoberfest

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It might still be 6 months away but we are already getting excited, because let’s face it – Oktoberfest is the greatest! Gallons and litres and pints of delicious German beer; salty pretzels, tasty meats; drunken dancing and singing – what more could you want? Of course, a festival that is mainly about drinking loads […]

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How will the triggering of Article 50 affect your trip?

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The Prime Minister has stated that she will definitely trigger article 50 this March. How is this likely to affect travellers? Article 50 is the instrument that the UK Government will use to officially inform the European Union that the UK will be leaving. Once triggered, the UK has 2 years in which to negotiate […]

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How to Travel Australia on a Budget

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You might think going to Australia will cost you a fortune. But it won’t! It’s super easy to travel Australia without breaking the bank. Take a look at our top Aussie budget tips! Get flexible A flexible travel pass is the ideal way to travel if you’re on a budget. You pay once for a […]

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Why it’s ok to take a gap year “just for fun”

by George Meredith

You’ve been slaving away for years gathering work experience and UCAS points and ‘things that look good on your CV’ and now you want a break! Something just for fun. We don’t blame you! But what’s that niggling guilty feeling in the back of your mind? Wouldn’t my time be better spent at an internship? […]

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Olivia’s Experience at our Volunteer Teaching in Sri Lanka Project

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We hear from past customer Olivia on her month volunteering at our Teaching in Sri Lanka project. From the booking process to advice for future travellers, this is what she had to say… Pre-travel Plans What made you decide to travel with Gap 360? They were a company with offices local to me, which made […]

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8 Tips for Hostel Life

by George Meredith

Hostels are the staple of backpacking lifestyle. Don’t be a hostel novice! Check out our top tips for hostel living and make the most of your dorm experience! 1. Get social Speak to people! Most hostel guests are young backpackers doing exactly the same things as you – travelling! Pluck up your courage, approach people, […]

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What Bag is Right For My Trip?

by George Meredith

Once you’ve planned your trip and sorted out your flights, the most important thing to think about is what bag you’re going to take. There’s nothing worse than regretting your choice of bag once you arrive and realising your stuck with it for the rest of your trip! Never fear though, we’re here to help […]

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Backpack vs Suitcase

by George Meredith

It’s the age old question, handed down from traveller to traveller since the dawn of time: What shall I take on my gap year -a suitcase or a backpack? To answer this question we’ve organised the battle to end all battles: an almighty slugging match between the two titans of baggage. Finally, we’ll know the […]

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How to Travel Whilst at University

by George Meredith

Planning to travel while at uni can be stressful. You’ve got exams coming up, a budget to think about, and someone’s left a frying pan full of…something…soaking in the kitchen sink. PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER! Travelling while at university is easy. Get organised The summer comes around super quickly, so start researching your trip early. Think […]

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