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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 Hannover. 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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Nendaz - Thirst of adventure

Nendaz - Thirst of adventure

Nendaz is located in the heart of the Valais region on a plateau overlooking the Rhone valley and offering a breath-taking panoramic view over the Alps. This wonderful scenery is amplified by an incredible amount of sunshine - the...

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Get lost in the magic of Laos

Get lost in the magic of Laos

With ornate temples, limestone crags, welcoming locals and the mighty Mekong River, Laos is the epitome of romantic gap year travel. If you are keen on getting off the beaten track and visiting destinations far from the tourist trail,...

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Buckle up for the road trip of a lifetime

Buckle up for the road trip of a lifetime

There’s no better feeling than cruising down the open road, feeling the wind through your hair and taking in the gorgeous views — road trips are seriously the way to go....

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Discover Martial Arts at Shen Jing Shan

Discover Martial Arts at Shen Jing Shan

Surrounded by picturesque mountains, Shen Jing Shan sits nestled behind a small, slow moving village, away from the hustle and bustle of towns and cities and right next door to a prolific Taoist temple. Giving the area a timeless...

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Wellington wasn’t the only one who defeated Napoleon!

Wellington wasn’t the only one who defeated Napoleon!

Visit the beautiful Orlik castle in the Czech Republic. The castle is situated on the enchanting Orlik reservoir, surrounded by ancient parks and forests.   Orlik Castle Orlik castle has been home to many Bohemian kings over the centuries...

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The hidden gems of Croatia you need to discover right now

The hidden gems of Croatia you need to discover right now

Croatia is fast becoming a popular destination in Eastern Europe, attracting revellers, history buffs and nature lovers alike. However, whilst Split is a fantastic starting point to experience everything the country has to offer, make sure you don&rsquo...

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BUNAC marks 25,000 Work Australia participants with free working holiday visas for Oz

BUNAC marks 25,000 Work Australia participants with free working holiday visas for Oz

To celebrate this incredible milestone the organisation, which is part of STA Travel, is offering a free working holiday visa worth £299 to anyone who books its Ultimate Fun package to Australia with a group flight.   The offer,...

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Top 10 things to do in Lisbon

Top 10 things to do in Lisbon

If it’s a warm climate with long days on soft, golden sands which you’re looking for in your gap year, or making the most of a surf lover’s ocean, then Lisbon fits the...

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8 ways travelling changes you for the better

8 ways travelling changes you for the better

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”- Miriam Beard You’re probably well-versed...

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Nice on the French Riviera – fun all year round!

Nice on the French Riviera – fun all year round!

Surrounded by the sea on one side and the mountains on the other, Nice, capital city of the French Riviera, has an authentic and unique flair. It can be visited throughout the year thanks to its exceptional climate and...

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Learn how to travel like a local

Learn how to travel like a local

Get your gap year right and you'll remember the experience forever. Gap years are fantastic exactly because you get the chance to really go native, so put down that guidebook and start...

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The best places to get a piña colada

The best places to get a piña colada

Can you imagine anything more perfect than sipping a cool, creamy piña colada while the sun beats down on your shoulders? Neither can we! And, it’s for that very...

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Live out your tropical dreams in laid back Aruba

Live out your tropical dreams in laid back Aruba

Live out all your tropical island fantasies when you travel to the beautiful Caribbean island of Aruba during your gap year. Palm trees, white sandy beaches, spas and natural pools; the ‘Happy Island’ of Aruba is the...

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