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Konnichiwa Japan! Pt 1:  What to eat

Konnichiwa Japan! Pt 1:  What to eat

Japan is an area as rich in its culinary culture as it is in its traditions. So what can you expect to eat in Japan? We’ve narrowed it down to a few key dishes. Sushi When we...

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Okrug – Beaches, coves and clear blue sea

Okrug – Beaches, coves and clear blue sea

With over 2500 sunny hours a year, Okrug is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Croatia. All of those sunny days have a positive impact on the climate of this lesser-known place, meaning the average temperature is around...

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Hannover; like nowhere else!

Hannover; like nowhere else!

Easy-going, tolerant, laid-back: these are possibly the best words to describe the way of life in Hanover. The town centre has all the flair of a big city, and the pedestrian precinct is a true paradise for anyone keen...

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The internship of a lifetime, with BUNAC: Part 1

The internship of a lifetime, with BUNAC: Part 1

In early March, we posted an article about an amazing chance to win a two-month, round the world internship, organised by working holiday specialist BUNAC.  The lucky winner, Elena Hunt, is now...

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Get lost in the cultural beauty of Bratislava

Get lost in the cultural beauty of Bratislava

Bratislava is the only capital in the world located on the border of three sovereign states – Slovakia, Austria and Hungary. Besides its strategic location on the River Danube, the city takes pride in its rich history. On the...

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Win! An Apple Watch Sport with The Gaptravel Guide

Win! An Apple Watch Sport with The Gaptravel Guide

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...

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The Croatian Islands set to replace Ibiza

The Croatian Islands set to replace Ibiza

With hundreds of flights heading from the UK to Ibiza every day, it’s no wonder that today’s reveller is looking for somewhere new to dance the night away. There is a new contender in the...

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Canada - Wilderness has been discovered

Canada - Wilderness has been discovered

The Canada Gap Program is specifically designed for participating post-secondary level students 18 and up. This travel abroad program is designed to nurture, enhance and stimulate environmental literacy by way of personal direct experience and observation in guided and structured...

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Train while you’re away with Met Film School Berlin

Train while you’re away with Met Film School Berlin

See yourself as the next Scorsese or Tarantino?  Use your gap year to kick-start your career in film! At Met Film School Berlin, our practical filmmaking programmes are all taught in English by award-winning industry professional tutors, who...

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Learn to look after yourself before you go away with Safer Travels!

Learn to look after yourself before you go away with Safer Travels!

The moment you book your year off, you will be faced with 365 day’s that need planning. The perfect way to plan is with others who are facing the same issues. Imagine a group of people...

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Three islands worth your while in the Philippines

Three islands worth your while in the Philippines

The Philippines' is a part of the world that everyone needs to see, whether this is on a gap year or a just a holiday, the beauty will leave you breathless.  There are over 6000 islands of which to...

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Discover Turnhout, capital of playing cards

Discover Turnhout, capital of playing cards

Turnhout is a town with a somewhat unusual character. While the city is out on the edge of Belgium, it is also at the centre of the dynamic ‘Quiet Campine’ – a beautiful, natural expanse. In this...

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Make your holiday Magik with Magikvanilla!

Make your holiday Magik with Magikvanilla!

Magikvanilla surf camp is based in Ericeira, a beautiful small seaside town, 40km north of Lisbon. In 2011, it was made a world surfing reserve, first in Europe & second in the world, to help protect the 8km of stunning...

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Five things you have to do in Vorarlberg

Five things you have to do in Vorarlberg

Inspiring and abuzz with life - that’s the feel in Vorarlberg. Nestled between Lake Constance and the high Alps, Vorarlberg enjoys a plum position in the west of Austria,  with neighbouring Germany, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein...

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