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Category: Gap Year

My Gap Year between school and university was when I really developed my addiction to travel. I spent 10 months abroad in 5 different continents and it utterly changed my life: I grew up, I became independent and I learnt about the world around us. I couldn’t recommend doing a Gap Year more, and here are some tips for your own Gap Year, and some tales from mine.

Conquering Shyness through Travel

If you’re a fan of listening to podcasts, then you can also listen to this blog post about conquering shyness through travel in this episode of The Well-Travelled Podcast. If […]

Night Trains: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

          You don’t come across too many night trains any more – they’re all going bust due to budget airlines and everyone’s desperation to get to their destination as fast […]

The Souvenir Dilemma

         The other day I found myself browsing through a tourist shop in London. I was amazed at the sheer quantity of gawdy figurines and tacky t-shirts that are hoovered […]

“Your Education Is Your Passport To Life”

           “Your Education Is Your Passport To Life”. Imagine this said in a strong Trinidadian accent by Floella Benjamin, an incredibly inspiring woman who, among other things, happens to be the […]