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Help shape the future of The Gaptravel Guide and WIN €65!

Help shape the future of The Gaptravel Guide and WIN €65!

We need you to shape the future of The Gaptravel Guide. It’s our mission to provide visitors with the best travel advice that you can find online. That is why we need your...

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East Timor is a secret paradise

East Timor is a secret paradise

East Timor or Timor-Leste has had a turbulent past, having been controlled by other countries such as Portugal and the Netherlands since the 1500s onwards. But in 2002 it all started to change, as the island was granted independence from...

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Follow the railroad to unforgettable places with Perurail

Follow the railroad to unforgettable places with Perurail

As magical as the Hogwarts Express and leading to equally as mind-boggling destinations, we introduce you to Perurail. They’re a Peruvian-British company that strives to create unforgettable journeys and touristic services by train. There are four 4 trains,...

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Fancy a working holiday in the USA? Check out BUNAC

Fancy a working holiday in the USA? Check out BUNAC

Do you want to travel the USA? Do you love kids? Do you love being outside in the sunshine all day? If the answer to all of those is yes, then spending 2 months...

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Have you been dreaming about Road Trippin’?

Have you been dreaming about Road Trippin’?

Not sure what to do on your gap year? Know that you want to make the most of your trip, fitting in adventure, travel, and giving back through community development projects! Global Handprints ‘Community Development Road Trips’...

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Irish pubs across the world

Irish pubs across the world

What makes a top Irish pub? A good atmosphere, friendly locals and a great selection of drinks, I suppose. But can this be bottled and shipped out of the Emerald Isle? Well, seeing...

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HOTEL DI-ANN: stay in the heart of Amsterdam

HOTEL DI-ANN: stay in the heart of Amsterdam

Hotel Di-Ann is the perfect place to start when discovering the amazing city of Amsterdam. It’s only a 10-minute walk (or three tram stops) from Amsterdam Central Station, at which point you will be at the heart...

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A brief look at Chinese New Year

A brief look at Chinese New Year

We may be well into our New Year, but over in East Asia, billions of people have just about finished preparations to welcome in the start of a new Chinese calendar. This time round it is the Year of...

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Food, drink and nightlight in Crete

Food, drink and nightlight in Crete

We've covered the history and natural wonders of Crete, which is enough to make anyone want to visit the island. However, there's there is one area that we are yet to explore: its food, drink and nightlife....

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What not to wear on your gap year

What not to wear on your gap year

Holidays are a time when you're allowed to relax and de-stress. However, what you wear on your vacation may have the capability to make others around you unrelaxed and stressed. Why? Because what people sport on...

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The natural wonders of Crete

The natural wonders of Crete

As we previously reflected, the ancient sights of Crete make it worth a visit in their own right. But what makes the island so remarkable is that beside these ruins and historical centres are dazzling natural wonders. From the...

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WIN! A free game of Room Escape at Room Escape Maastricht!

WIN! A free game of Room Escape at Room Escape Maastricht!

Room Escape Maastricht is giving away a free voucher (normal value €80) for the popular real-life Escape game. You and your friends will be locked up in a room, which is filled with hidden objects,...

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#TToT From the Silver Screen to your Gap Year!

#TToT From the Silver Screen to your Gap Year!

It’s Tuesday, so that can only mean it’s #ttot ! For anyone who hasn’t checked out the Travel Talk on Twitter hashtag, this week’s theme is...

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Eating right on your gap year

Eating right on your gap year

Making your way across alien lands can be hungry work and after a long trip it's so very tempting to stuff your face full of junk food. Of course, you can get away with this a...

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