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17 Things to Learn About Chile

After weeks of punishing hikes, wicked whale-watching, and putting away endless delicious food, this backpacker has a few important lessons to impart about red hot Chile.

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Discover the Amazing Cook Islands

The Cook Islands is known for its amazing beaches, but it has so much more to offer a backpacker on their gap year. Discover the wonders of this beautiful archipelago.

Recent News

Onboard wi-fi could open planes to hackers

Wi-fi could open planes to hackers

A new US report suggests that onboard passenger wi-fi on commercial airlines could leave planes vulnerable to malicious attacks by hackers able to access the flight controls.

New planes will reduce your cabin space

Planes are getting more cramped

Flights are already almost unbearably crammed, but things are only set to get worse as major airlines look to introduce planes packed with more seats than ever before.

Latest Features

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Infographic: Free Wi-fi Safety

These days access to free wi-fi is vital to any gap year. But it can come with a number of risks to your security. This infographic tells you how you can stay safe on free connections.

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Infographic: How to Beat Jet Lag

This infographic is full of great advice regarding the best ways to avoid the dreaded jet lag on your travels. Make sure you follow each of the tips and you'll be just fine!

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Featured Blogs

  • The Best Places to See Wildlife in the USA

    "USA has several outstanding parks, off-the-beaten-track places and refuges full of breathtaking nature and wildlife due to the delicate and diverse ecosystems."

  • I've Found my Home: San Juan del Sur

    "I was sharing a bathroom with six surfers that were sharing the one room across the hall. It was a great way to get chatting, and y'know, they were a lot of fun. *wink*."

  • The Most Ill I’ve Ever Been While Travelling

    "Yep, the famous Delhi Belly found me. For your sakes I won’t go into the details but let’s just say I haven’t been able to stray far from a toilet for six days now."

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