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Top 10 travelling questions for first time travellers

Top 10 travelling questions for first time travellers

You’ve decided to go travelling – great choice! But, now you’ve got a million questions buzzing around your head, right? We’ve devised a list of the 10 most need to...

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Solo travellers! 20 tips you need to keep in mind

Solo travellers! 20 tips you need to keep in mind

While the idea may be scary for some, the number of solo travellers is on the up. Low-cost travel has, of course, played its part, and for every individual that comes back from a solo...

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Unwritten hostel rules you need to know

Unwritten hostel rules you need to know

Sleeping in hostels gives you the freedom to travel your own way – at a reasonable cost! But when you’re sharing a space with people you’ve never met, it can be...

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The top ten tips for surviving a long haul flight

The top ten tips for surviving a long haul flight

One of the only struggles of travelling is the time it takes to reach your destination.  Nobody particularly enjoys long haul flights, but there are ways to make your journey much more bearable. Whilst...

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Beat the Christmas rush with these travel tips

Beat the Christmas rush with these travel tips

Christmas is a busy time for everyone, but nobody is more rushed off their feet than a holiday traveller. In between people jetting off to visit family, people looking to escape the Christmas madness and...

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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...

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Essentials you need for a European road trip on your gap year

Essentials you need for a European road trip on your gap year

Road trips are one of the funnest ways of getting around when on your gap year. However, one shouldn't try and wing it with nothing but the shirt on your back. Fortunatley we've...

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Tips to get you learning a new language before you embark on your gap year

Tips to get you learning a new language before you embark on your gap year

The ability to speak another language is one of the greatest things that one can bring along with them when they launch themselves into a gap year. Though to many people, the prospect is daunting...

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Packing Hints

Packing Hints

Fitting all your junk inside that trunk! Flights booked, insurance bought, vaccinations dealt with... now it’s time to pack. Hmm. Just one thing—how on earth are you supposed to fit your...

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Travelling Alone: the pros & cons

Travelling Alone: the pros & cons

For some, the idea of setting off with nothing but a backpack for company is utterly terrifying. For others, it is the best and only way to travel. We take a look at some of...

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Responsible Travel

Responsible Travel

Oralndo Charmon is back. Fresh from his Gap Yah, the YouTube star has returned with a brand new book, the unsurprisingly titled Gap YaH Plannah. He may have made millions of people laugh,...

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Travel etiquette

Travel etiquette

Behaviours, gestures and customs can differ drastically from country to country. Brush up on our travel etiquette before setting off on your Gap Year! Thumbs up It’s surprising how such a small thing...

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How to cope with jetlag

How to cope with jetlag

Jetlag can ruin the start of your adventure in a new country. There's no cure for it but there are ways of dealing with it. You touch down on the next leg of your...

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