Archive for January, 2018

  • Safer Travel Tips

    Always do your research before you go. Find out about the different cultures and laws where you plan to visit. Even America, Australia and other English-speaking countries have different ways from the UK.

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  • Travel Packing List

    When packing, we suggest being organised and thinking carefully about what you are taking with you. This will help to make your life much easier.

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  • Adventure Sports Safety

    Typically Gap years are a time for adventure, and more often than not, Gap Year travellers decide to indulge in some adventure sports to help compliment that ‘once in a lifetime’ trip.

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  • Debunking the Myths – Travelling Alone

    Myth: You should never travel alone. Truth: Although your family meant this well, this false phrase really shouldn’t hold you back from exploring the world alone.

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  • Debunking the Myths – Travel Before Kids

    Myth: You have to travel now before you’re tied down with kids. Truth: Of course there will be endless opportunities to travel, just look at your grandparents running off to Spain every other weekend!

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  • Travelling Morocco

    I travelled to Morocco with a friend from college, Rachel, for two weeks. We arranged it through a company and it was made up of around 14 people of all ages, from the UK and Australia.

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  • Streetwise in Vietnam

    At the age of 32 I kinda thought I was really streetwise and at ‘one’ with surroundings! I have lived in various cities around the world and have learnt how to conduct myself as a adult – or so I thought!

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  • Accident in Vietnam

    The Financial Services Ombudsman has found Boots’ travel insurance, provider, AIG/Chartis, guilty of unreasonably using small print to avoid a claim and ordered them to pay in full.

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  • I was kidnapped

    More than three years have passed since this unfortunate event. Luckily, nothing tragic then happened to me. I was neither raped nor stabbed, sequestrated nor assaulted; I was only threatened.

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  • Terrifying Ordeal

    The trip to Nepal was something we’d been planning for nearly a year. Myself and three friends had booked a ten day trek around the Annapurnas in the Himalayas, followed by five weeks in India.

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