The Gap Year Advice Blog

Anyone Visiting South Africa Should Try These Outrageous Extreme Sports

Anyone Visiting South Africa Should Try These Outrageous Extreme Sports

As well as being famous for its abundance of wildlife, going travelling in South Africa offers an array of exciting activities that draw adventure-seeking tourists from […]

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Unusual Easter Traditions from Around the World

Unusual Easter Traditions from Around the World

It’s that time of year again folks! And whilst most of us will be getting merry in a pair of bunny ears, with chocolate egg wrappers […]

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Six Jaw-Dropping Sailing Destinations Worthy of Any Gap Year

Six Jaw-Dropping Sailing Destinations Worthy of Any Gap Year

It may be a popular sport and a form of transport. But for many, sailing is also one of the greatest joys of travel and a […]

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Best Places to Visit in Cambodia: 5 Amazing Spots Off the Beaten Track

Best Places to Visit in Cambodia: 5 Amazing Spots Off the Beaten Track

Demand for gap year travel in Cambodia has rapidly increased in recent years, and it’s fast becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations in Southeast […]

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10 Vital Dos and Don’ts of Travelling Solo

10 Vital Dos and Don’ts of Travelling Solo

In December 2012, I set off on a three-month independent trip spent travelling around South America. I ended up living in Argentina, a country I hadn’t […]

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Shopping In The Dark: A Guide To The World’s Best Night Markets

Shopping in the Dark: A Guide to the World’s Best Night Markets

Night markets might seem like a strange concept at first. After all, why would you want to browse a market when you can barely see anything? […]

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Five Untouched Beaches in Borneo You Seriously Need to Visit

Five Untouched Beaches in Borneo You Seriously Need to Visit

Covering an area of roughly 287,000 square miles, Borneo is the third-largest island in the world and home to a stunning stretch of coastline. Many of […]

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Eight Awesome Places to Go Backpacking This Spring

Eight Awesome Places to Go Backpacking This Spring

Rejoice! We’re over halfway through February, meaning spring is almost upon us. And, whilst this change of season doesn’t necessarily imply that the British skies will […]

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