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Wherever you are in the world, you're going to want to know how to get there and how to get around, especially if you're planning a gap year. Well, you're in the right place. In this section you'll find tonnes of information on transport, whether that's bus, car, plane or train. We'll even throw in a few boats for you as well!
We'll give you the best advice on how to get from A to B, with some unique routes, for the cheapest prices. We can give you advice on buying a car in Australia, hiring a campervan in New Zealand, and whether to choose local buses over tourist buses in Thailand. Whatever your question, we'll try to answer it.
Getting around is an important part of travelling amd we want to make sure you get it right, so delve in and see what info you can find.
Hitchhiking comes under many names. Thumbing, tramping, hitching, or thumbing up a ride. It's a very different way to get from A to B and it's a very different way to have an adventure.
If you're looking to get around then we've got a fantastic guide on hitchhiking, titled The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. Enjoy!
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Darren is our country expert for Germany. He likes the country so much he lives there, and he's not even German...
Darren has travelled around the world and after a short stint back in Scotland he decided to move to Germany. Like a true backpacker he took to the country with zeal and has explored all that it has to offer, which helped him in writing this guide to Germany - give it a read. You won't be disappointed...