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Don’t Waste a Gap Year By Being Wasted Featured Image

Don't Waste a Gap Year Being Wasted

Drinking is a big part of travel culture, but if you don't drink it shouldn't put you off taking a gap year. Here's some advice to help you cope.

How To Spend a Long Weekend in Belfast Featured Image

Spend a Long Weekend in Belfast

Belfast is a vibrant, buzzing city that has made itself into an incredibly destination for visitors after a troubled past. Here's what you shouldn't miss.


Recent News

Japanese Restaurant Serves Bizarre Meats

Jap Restaurant Serves Bizarre Meats

Backpackers like to try exotic food. But would you try axolotl, badger curry, or a cockroach platter. Well, this Japanese restaurant offers the chance!

New FlyShip aims to revolutionise sea travel

FlyShip aims to revolutionise travel

The new FlyShip is a plane/ship/hovercraft hybrid that promises to revolutionise how we travel across oceans.


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Responsible Conservation Projects

Volunteering can be a brilliant way to spend your gap year, but it's important to find a responsible project. Here's how to find the right placement for you.

Why Culture Shock is a Good Thing Featured Image

Why Culture Shock is a Good Thing

As you lay snivelling and curled into the foetal position under your bed in a hostel room, you could be forgiven for concluding culture shock is something negative. Good news. It's not!


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