Real Gap Experience are offering an incredible opportunity to WIN a three week trip to Brazil for you and a friend. Plus they’ve partnered with Rough Guides to give the lucky winner guide books to help them plan the adventure of a lifetime.
Do you love to travel? Are you thinking about taking a gap year next year? Considering what to do? Don't waste the experience by doing nothing, plan ahead and book the most amazing experience of your life. We have put together some top suggestions for things to do on a gap year in 2016, hopefully this will give you inspiration and make you want to book a trip away.
If you fancy exploring a different culture while earning money and gaining invaluable experience, you might want to consider TEFL training. If you’re a native English speaker you could begin an enjoyable and profitable overseas career as soon as you acquire your Teaching English as a Foreign Language qualification. Still aren’t convinced it’s the path for you? Well, here are the top reasons why you should teach English abroad!
As the holidays are vastly approaching, were all looking for somewhere magical to spend it! Whether the snows in metres or none existent you can still find some amazing and must do things in London, New York and Paris. The three most seasonal cities in the world; ice-skating, shopping, eating parting and sightseeing - you can do it all and you can even do it together! And of course better than anywhere else!
Smartphones have become an essential part of life for many of us, and taking them abroad on holiday or on business trips is something many of us like to do. However, before you use touch screen mobile phones when travelling around the world, it is wise to carefully check what you may be charged for call, texts and especially using the internet – which is called data roaming charges. We have put together some useful information on what charges are likely and where the highest rates are, hopefully this will be helpful if you are planning a trip and want to take your mobile without the fear of running up a big bill.
There are so many reasons why you should consider taking time out to travel, whether for a short break or a sabbatical. One of our featured travel writers Rebecca Kadansky gives us her top reasons why she travels, what she enjoys about the experience, how to plan and why you should get the impulse to wander…
With adventure holidays becoming increasingly popular, more and more people are looking for a thrilling week or two away from home and work. Rather than a chance to recover, they want to push themselves and use that adrenalin rush as an alternative form of relaxation. Experienced adventurers are constantly searching for new and exciting terrains and activities, while budding explorers stand on the cusp of discovering something magical; what's constant throughout is the need to equip yourself correctly.
For some people, travel is an important part of living, whilst others never leave their comfort zone and don’t feel the need to travel. Travel is a huge industry and literally millions of people travel abroad every year boosting local economies and seeing spectacular new places. There really are a million reasons why people from different countries travel overseas, we find when interacting with the public there are so many motivations and we have put together a list with some of the most common reasons.
We are always on the look out for peoples opinions and this week on our popular social media pages we asked our followers what they disliked most about traveling abroad. Some of the answers were quite normal like when home and not travelling is the worst thing. Read on for more information about people's top dislikes when overseas traveling the world.
Are you thinking about doing some different this Christmas? On our website you can find holiday and trips to destinations all around the world. Some of our trips come with a difference though, you could join international volunteer projects really helping other communities and countries. On our website you can search volunteer organisations who offer a range of Christmas and New Year breaks and we have put together a list of popular Christmas / New Year volunteer breaks you can apply to join this year...
Ape Action Africa are an organisation we promote on our website, they help goriallas, chimpanzee's and primates in Africa and the work they do is inspirational. Rachel Hogan, Ape Action Africa's Director, is flying to London from Cameroon to talk about her heart-wrenching work with endangered gorillas and chimpanzees. Join Ape Action Africa for a great evening - you will be greeted with a drinks reception on arrival, followed by Rachel's presentation, a charity auction and an opportunity to meet Rachel during the evening.