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Temporary Closure of Bali Projects

by todd cikraji @ Friends for Asia

Due to the Bali Volcano (Mount Agung), our Bali projects are currently on hold. If interested in participating in volunteer or intern projects in Asia, we recommend at looking at our Thailand, Vietnam, and Nepal placement opportunities. or

Vietnam wants closer defence training cooperation with India

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

Senior Lieutenant General Pham Ngoc Minh, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the VPA, made the affirmation at a reception in Hanoi on May 29 for Major General Anil Dere, who is leading a delegation from the Indian National Defence University to Vietnam. Cooperation in personnel training is one of the ways to promote […]

Why you NEED to learn to Surf on Your Aussie Gap Year

by Bernie Augstein @ Ultimate Adventure Travel

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2017 Alumni Photo Contest Winners

by Jacob @ ARCC Programs

A few weeks ago we launched our 2017 Alumni Photo Contest with the theme “What does and ARCC Program mean to you?” Boy were we thrilled by all the incredible entries. There were hundreds entries and votes and needless to say some pretty phenomenal photos from ARCC alumni. After tallying the votes we have selected the winners who shared photos and captions from their ARCC programs. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

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PANDAmonuim

by SuccinctJenna @ MyGapyear

Leading up to a trip there is so much excitement, however there is always a tiny bit of worry in my mind that it’s not going to live up to the volunteer’s expectations. Well my worries where definitely unfounded because this was an AMAZING experience for everyone! Far exceeding expectations! From the moment.....

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Philippines takes innovative tack to tourism promotion

by Rosa Ocampo @ TTG Asia

The Tourism Promotions Board Philippines (TPB) will turn feasts and festivals into regular celebrations as well as craft a tourism icon to complement its stronger thrust in consumer and digital marketing – all part of its effort to offer more “innovative activities” to tourists. Explaining the new direction, TPB’s COO Cesar Montano, told TTG Asia […]

Top Gap Year Destinations for 15/16 - Holidaysafe

Top Gap Year Destinations for 15/16 - Holidaysafe


Holidaysafe

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has recently released a report detailing the top Gap Year travel trends for 2015-2016, including the most popular destinations and activities. The top 10 gap year destinations include; 1. Australia 2. New Zealand 3. USA 4. Peru 5. Vietnam 6. Thailand 7. Canada 8. Brazil 9. Argentina 10. …

Best places to spend Christmas in Vietnam

by Esther Delbreil @ Luxury Travel Blog

Are you spending Christmas in Vietnam this year? Read on to see how you can enjoy the most the Christmas celebrations and magic of Holiday season in Vietnam. Get excited for a time in a completely change of scenery in...
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Discovering Myth And Legend In Ireland’s Ancient East.

Discovering Myth And Legend In Ireland’s Ancient East.

by Bemused Backpacker @ Bemused Backpacker

Tourism in Ireland is booming thanks to a surge of interest from Star Wars and Game of Thrones fans, not to mention the success of the Wild Atlantic Way campaign showcasing some of Ireland's most dramatic coastline and significant tourist draws. But this is just the beginning of Ireland's tourism resurgence.

Whew! What a Year!

by SuccinctTrudie @ MyGapyear

Here its is 2015 already and I am still trying to come to terms with all that happened in 2014. I never expected to accomplish so much in 1 year but of all the experiences that occurred I never in my wildest dreams expected to meet such wonderful, caring and inspiring individuals, who, like me....

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Gap Year Programs in Southeast Asia | Pacific Discovery

Gap Year Programs in Southeast Asia | Pacific Discovery


Pacific Discovery

Epic gap year program with cultural immersion, service learning, expeditions & adventure travel in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia. Will you join us?

Xtreme Thailand Experience

by Nathan @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

[one_fourth][/one_fourth] 4 AWESOME THEMED WEEKS! Exploration Adventure Island Action Beach & Eco Settle in and discover Thailand. Easy arrival with an airport pickup. Make new friends as you meet other people in the group. Learn about Thailand its culture and history. Stay on the mainland and visit lots of different temples, cultural heritage sites and […]

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10 Things I Learned On My Gap Semester

by Jacob @ ARCC Programs

This fall, I traveled to Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania on ARCC’s Gap Africa program. After living 90 days of adventure, learning, challenge, and so much newness, all I can say that will do it justice is that it was the experience of a lifetime. The things I learned on my gap semester seem endless, but these are the ten that impacted me the most...

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Enter the 2017 ARCC Alumni Photo Contest!

by Jacob @ ARCC Programs

Everyone says a picture is worth a thousand words. ARCC alumni know this phrase doesn’t do their programs and adventures true justice. One could write 10,000 words and it might still be inadequate. However, with just one powerful image you can capture the impact, connections, and adventure of a Summer with ARCC.

With this in mind, for the rest of the year we’ll be accepting entries from for our 2017 alumni photo contest.

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Amazing Travel Experiences in Southeast Asia

by Esther Delbreil @ Luxury Travel Blog

Are you planning to have new travel experiences this year? If you are eager to live new exhilarating travel experiences, surround yourself with beautiful natural settings or simply relax and soak up the sun, come to Southeast Asia, where unplugging...
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Bali Fitness Boot Camp

by Nathan @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

Working out in the morning, exploring lush green rice paddies and chilling by the amazing beaches of Bali in the afternoon. Eat Sleep Workout Repeat. Getting fit and healthy in a tropical paradise with Xtreme Gap Year is the perfect remedy for everything bad modern life can throw at you!

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Learn Spanish in Argentina

by Nathan @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

Always wanted to learn Spanish? Well, how about learning Spanish in Argentina while meeting like-minded people and having the trip of a lifetime. Culture, history and good times!

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Round the World South East Asia

by Nathan @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

South East Asia is a very interesting, fun, safe and beautiful part of the world. It has a well-trodden backpacking route for good reason. This group trip will show you the best sites in Vietnam, Thailand and Laos in a whopping 9 weeks!

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‘Super attraction’ shows gap between Hong Kong and mainland tourists

‘Super attraction’ shows gap between Hong Kong and mainland tourists


South China Morning Post

Mainland visitors sign up in droves to see ‘super attraction’ from a distance while Hongkongers are indifferent to it

Special Offers Available for Peru and Vietnam!

by Kaya Volunteer @ Kaya Responsible Travel

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ROK province sets up representative office in Vietnam

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

It is not an organization that is legally allowed to do business or generate earnings. For these purposes, the Province would need to open a cooperation, joint stock company or establish a joint venture. The Gyeongbuk region is home to 5.5 million people and over 13% of the nation’s manufacturers including global conglomerates Samsung, LG, […]

Saigon Heat shooting runs cold against ravenous Vampire squad

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Thailand’s Mono Vampire was hungry for a win, and saw their chance to feast on a Saigon Heat squad on their home court on Sunday in the ASEAN Basketball League. Paced by 7-foot-5 European import Samuel “the Massive Maltese” Deguara, the Vietnamese squad was baffled how to deal with his extensive reach in the first […]

Caribbean Island Divemaster

by Nathan @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

Join us for your Divemaster Padi qualification in the Carribean. You will discover some of the most beautiful beaches, coral reefs, and tropical island sunsets in the world. With over 100 different dive sites to choose from, including caves and wrecks. Here scuba diving is always interesting and never crowded. You can join us from any level!

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Ha Nam: Over 1 million USD raised for poor people

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – More than 24 billion VND (1.05 million USD) was raised to help the poor celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival during a programme held in the northern province of Ha Nam on January 21. The event was organised by the provincial Fatherland Front and the provincial […]

The Best Travel Health Insurance for Families

by Stephen @ The Family Gap Year

Prior to embarking on our one year around the world adventure, we had a lot on our minds. Building an itinerary, securing flights, obtaining visas, getting the family vaccinated, packing, […]

Best Travel Gifts for 2017

by Rachel @ Gap Year Store Travel Blog

The approach of the festive season means one thing – OK, so it means numerous things – but at GY HQ it means it’s time for another travel gift guide! While some travel gifts from last year’s list have made the cut for 2017, we’ve also made way for some new products, which are well […]

Xtreme Thailand Experience

by Xtreme Gap @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

Experience Thailand with our top selling trip. Four adventure-filled weeks, that will take you from Bangkok to the heart of Thailand, to the tropical beaches of Koh Tao. Our included airport collection, Thai guides, guaranteed group numbers and jam-packed itinerary make this ideal for first time or solo travellers. Meet new people, make new friends, plus choose from 5 awesome activities for your 3rd week and have an unforgettable month-long journey.

European firms stay positive on Vietnam’s business climate

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

The index hit 78, seven points below the fourth quarter of 2016, but this does not mean that businesses are under alert or will not continue to explore such a high-potential economy as Vietnam, said EuroCham Chairman Jens Ruebbert. The survey showed most businesses (90%) are either maintaining or increasing their investments in Vietnam, adding […]

Snowfall in Europe | 13,000 Tourists Still Stranded in Zermatt as Heavy Snow Hits European Ski Resort

by Stuart Kenny @ Mpora

The snowfall in Europe has been described as “once in a generation”…. Up to 13,000 tourists remain stranded in the ski town of Zermatt, Switzerland after heavy snowfall dropped two metres of snow on European resorts in 48 hours. The trains out of Zermatt were meant to restart today from 11.15am and head to the nearby town of Täsch, but […]

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What NOT To Do On Your Gap Year In Australia

by Felicia Lindqvist @ Ultimate Adventure Travel

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Australia Bans Tourists From Climbing Uluru. And It Is A Good Thing!

Australia Bans Tourists From Climbing Uluru. And It Is A Good Thing!

by Bemused Backpacker @ Bemused Backpacker

Climbing mount Uluru has been one of the top gap year bucket list items for any backpacker heading to Australia for decades, but as of 2019 all travellers will be banned from climbing the famous landmark, and despite some protestations this is a good thing.

Vietnam with Kids Destination Guide | The Family Gap Year

Vietnam with Kids Destination Guide | The Family Gap Year


The Family Gap Year | Travel The World with Kids

Vietnam is an amazing destination for families. Saigon, The Mekong Delta. Hua Hin, Hue and Hanoi, Hiking in Sapa! Travel with kids in Vietnam is fun, safe and surprisingly easy.

Top 10 Film Locations To Travel To Around The World.

Top 10 Film Locations To Travel To Around The World.

by Bemused Backpacker @ Bemused Backpacker

The Top 10 movie tourism destinations around the world

Danish pop-up container suites en route to SE Asia

by Marissa Carruthers @ TTG Asia

An innovative breed of accommodation is aiming to shape the future of hospitality, and has its sights set firmly on South-east Asia. In the modern age of travel, where mass tourism can have a detrimental effect on the environment and people are seeking out unique experiences, Danish start-up Poshtel PopUp believes it has found the […]

Gap Year Volunteers in Asia

by admin @ Friends for Asia

A gap year gives university-bound students the chance to advance their education without the stress of exams and homework. Traditionally, students will gain entrance to university first, and then apply for a one-year deferment. During this year, they may spend some time working, interning or even volunteering […]

Indonesia 18 Day Island Hopper

by Nathan @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

Imagine 18 days of pure fun, adventure, friends and good times of epic proportions in one of the most idyllic places on earth. If you're looking for "all of the above" then this is the trip for you. We take you on amazing adventures on amazing islands. Groups guaranteed.

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TTT | The Tuk Tuk Effect

by SuccinctJenna @ MyGapyear

There is just something invigorating about being in a Tuk Tuk. Watching the driver manoeuvre the onslaught of whatever may lay ahead, chickens, people, sink holes etc. They conjure up all their strength to transport westerners...

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Sentosa to get cable car picnics, spruced-up Merlion

by Pamela Chow @ TTG Asia

The iconic Merlion structure on Sentosa Island and the Singapore Cable Car running from Mount Faber into Sentosa are primed for a suite of enhancements in 2018. The developments will be made under the new One Faber Group, an autonomous subsidiary of the Sentosa Development Corporation that also manages other attractions such as Sentosa’s night […]

Hoi An, Wellness and Spa town

by Esther Delbreil @ Luxury Travel Blog

Vietnam, a new trendy spa destination in Southeast Asia Vietnam emerges as a new trendy wellness and spa town destination in Southeast Asia, and Hoi An is a quaint small town truly ideal to experience it. Home to many boutique...
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Keep Calm & Take A Gap Year

by manageruser @ TRU Experience Travel

Around 3 Million UK Students Are Planning Their 2014 Gap Year Right Now! So If You Are Seeking Gap Year Travel Advice & Inspiration...

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Top ten gap year destinations | Travel Feature

Top ten gap year destinations | Travel Feature


Rough Guides

It's that fateful A-level results day again, when hundreds of thousands of hard-working students will be taking one last trip back to school to discover the...

Bali Turtle Conservation

by Nathan @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

 Dive into an amazing cultural intro week in a rural village near Ubud. Then get ‘hands on’ on the beautiful island of Nusa Penida by immersing yourself in our exciting turtle conservation project. By involving yourself with turtle nesting sites, helping out at our great rehabilitation centre and caring for turtles on this unspoiled island, you […]

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How To Prepare For Your Gap Year In Australia

by Lexi Smith @ Ultimate Adventure Travel

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Vietnam face Qatar in U23 semi-final

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Coach Park Hang-seo (centre) and his players train in preparation for the AFC U23 Championship. Vietnam will play Qatar in the semi-finals today in Changshu. (Photo: VFF) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam will have to rely on players’ determination and confidence to face Qatar in the semi-final match of the Asian Football Confederation U23 Championship in […]

The Quintessence of Tonkin, an enchanting cultural experience never seen before

by Esther Delbreil @ Luxury Travel Blog

When in Hanoi, you will be welcomed by friendly people, dine on gourmet restaurants and explore the fascinating maze of 36 street in the Old Quarter, but why not chose to be surprised and amazed by an exclusive cultural experience? If you...
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What happened when I put down my cell phone during my Rustic trip

by toy @ Rustic Pathways: Student Educational Travel Programs

One students’ experience traveling with Rustic and the lessons it taught her. In 2016, I traveled to Thailand and Myanmar with Rustic Pathways. While I left with a duffel bag filled with the usual travel gear, I soon discovered I that was also wearing an invisible […]

Gap 360 Reviews - Read 346 Genuine Customer Reviews | www.gap360.com

Gap 360 Reviews - Read 346 Genuine Customer Reviews | www.gap360.com


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Gap 360 has collected 346 reviews with an average score of 4.66. There are 268 customers that ❤ Gap 360, rating them as excellent.

Why Every Summer is the Perfect Summer for an ARCC Program

by Jacob @ ARCC Programs

Even after poring over your packing list, attending your pre-trip briefing, and practically memorizing your itinerary, so much can feel uncertain to a first-time traveler. But after spending a summer traveling across the globe with a dozen strangers-turned-family, your first-timer fears are history. As an ARCC alumnus...

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Thailand’s Wan talks bamboo weaving at Baan Ja Bo community

by Koen @ GROUNDRocks

In Mae Hong Sorn, Baan Ja Bo village is a Black Lahu Tribe village located in the mountains. Here the villagers still keep their traditional dress and way of life, farming and agriculture being the main livelihoods and now there is the start of some community-based tourism activities in Mae Hong Son. When you come […]

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REVIEW: Starling Bank – The Best Way To Manage Money Whilst Travelling?

by Chris @ Backpacker Banter

What's best way to manage your money whilst travelling? The Starling Bank app is my favourite way to manage money abroad - here's why...

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Why I picked to volunteer instead of backpack alone

by manageruser @ TRU Experience Travel

I remember the film that made me want to travel. Although it was quite a crazy film. I saw some real beauty in Thailand. We have all seen “The Beach” haven’t we? Well I didn’t go to Thailand, I was to worried about travelling on my own without knowing anybody. I wasn’t the best at … Continue reading "Why I picked to volunteer instead of backpack alone"

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Volunteers Beware, Pandas are Sneaky!

by SuccinctTrudie @ MyGapyear

The following story may distress some readers. It is however a particularly important story to tell as it highlights the severity of the situations we sometimes find families in.What was supposed to be the world’s first live broadcast of a panda birth turned out to be a ‘Giant’ lie....

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How World Nomads Saved Our Trip and My Life

by Stephen @ The Family Gap Year

Our family embarked on a year-long adventure around the world, but halfway through the rug was pulled out from under our feet. Thankfully, we had planned ahead with World Nomads Health and […]

Final Days

by Stephen @ The Family Gap Year

Homecoming – we are very close to our one-year anniversary August 8, 2014 to be exact is when we made the final pack of the bags and headed on the […]

Helpful Tips And Advice For Travelling In The Maldives On A Budget

by Chris @ Backpacker Banter

Looking to travel the Maldives on a budget? Here are some helpful tips and advice to make the most of paradise - including dress code, tourist beaches and what to pack

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10 Year Anniversary – Friends for Asia!

by todd cikraji @ Friends for Asia

Wow, has the time flown by. This month is an extra exciting one as it marks our 10th year of operations and anniversary here at the Friends for Asia Foundation. What started as a one person staff and team back in November 2007, has now expanded to […]

The Ultimate Gap Year Trip… for just $104,000 | finder.com.au

The Ultimate Gap Year Trip… for just $104,000 | finder.com.au


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Create the ultimate gap year experience without the hefty pricetag. We've found alternatives ideas to Intrepid Travel's year-long trip that anyone can do.

Street Art in Georgetown

by Marketing @ Welcome To The Travel Lobby

At the beginning of 2014 I was approaching the end of a four-month trip through South East Asia and my final destination was Malaysia. Travelling...

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Bali Surf Instructor Course

by Nathan @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

This is the ultimate gap year or career break experience combines amazing surf and fulfilling cultural experiences. Join us for 8-12 weeks on the Bali surf instructor course, meet people from all over the world, enjoy our villa and amazing lifestyle while training to become a surf instructor... Only the best job ever!

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ULTIMATE Adventure Travel | Get ready for your next Adventure

ULTIMATE Adventure Travel | Get ready for your next Adventure


Ultimate Adventure Travel

Looking for the ultimate adventure? Our guided, group trips for 18-35's are the ultimate way to explore a new country, with a group of others.

Top 5 Australian Road Trip Itineraries.

Top 5 Australian Road Trip Itineraries.

by Bemused Backpacker @ Bemused Backpacker

A road trip through Australia has to be one of the most popular bucket list items on any gap year. Here are some of the best road trip itineraries to inspire you to take one of your own.

How to Spend Gap Year Holidays to Vietnam - Luxury Travel Blog

How to Spend Gap Year Holidays to Vietnam - Luxury Travel Blog


Luxury Travel Blog

How to Spend Gap Year Holidays to Vietnam

Forced to Eat Mice

by SuccinctTrudie @ MyGapyear

The following story may distress some readers. It is however a particularly important story to tell as it highlights the severity of the situations we sometimes find families in.Siem is a young, blind mother to three children who received a house, food & housing supplies from MyGapYear donators earlier this year. Upon entering her property we were shocked.....

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STB partners Grab on e-payment, transportation initiatives

by TTG Asia @ TTG Asia

Keen to position itself beyond a ride-hailing company, Grab has entered into a three-year MoU with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) to collaborate on a range of initiatives, from rolling out its cashless payment solution at tourist hotspots to offering mobility services for STB’s MICE industry partners. In line with the national push to go […]

Why Skydiving Is A MUST DO On Your Gap Year

by Felicia Lindqvist @ Ultimate Adventure Travel

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Festival of cherry blossoms to be held in Đà lạt

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

The pink cherry blossoms, mostly Japanese sakura, across the central highland city of Đà Lạt has become a major draw for tourists this week. Cherry blossoms by the Tuyen Lam Lake in Dalat City. A flower festival themed on cherry blossoms will be organised in the city between January 26 and January 28. The Lâm […]

Van Sreyno – Surviving Human Trafficking

by SuccinctJenna @ MyGapyear

Nothing phases me, shocks me or surprises me...i guess that is the legacy of experiencing and being exposed to things that most people are lucky enough not to experience. This legacy allows me, by default, to have the title of 'Master of Experience'. My Masters of Experience allows me to do what I love to do without judgement, shock or surprise.

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Enter the world of our Ultra Luxury Experiences in Vietnam

by Esther Delbreil @ Luxury Travel Blog

If you are longing for a change of scenery, a sense of slowing the time or simply the salty smell of the sea, come enjoy one of our dreamy destinations all over Vietnam. Name your preferences, and we will attend...
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Spain Fitness Bootcamp

by Nathan @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

Get fit and meet others on the paradise island of Majorca. Our one-week fitness bootcamp, set in a global heritage site, right by the beach delivers effective mixed impact training sessions. Feel fitter, look better and have an amazing fitness training holiday.

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Impact at Rustic Pathways

by toy @ Rustic Pathways: Student Educational Travel Programs

At Rustic Pathways we assess our impact in two ways: through our students and the communities we partner with. Student Impact To understand our impact on students, we use surveys, interviews with students and their parents, and reports from our trip leaders to determine whether they […]

10 Things to Do in Sri Lanka

by Deneice @ Gap Year Store Travel Blog

Made up of a predominantly Buddhist population, Sri Lanka sits in the Indian Ocean and despite being a tropical gem in every sense of the word is often overlooked as a destination. Too far from the most-trodden South-east Asia tourist trail to make it an easy inclusion, Sri Lanka is also distant enough from India […]

Cu Chi Tunnels in Vietnam

by Marketing @ Welcome To The Travel Lobby

Whilst staying in Vietnam, we booked a trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels through an agent nearby our hotel as we wanted a tour guide....

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Volunteering Abroad

by manageruser @ TRU Experience Travel

Whether you’re taking a career break, gap year or you just fancy going travelling; volunteering abroad...

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Infographic: ARCC’s Service Programs Impact

by Jacob @ ARCC Programs

We are entering our 35th summer of running summer programs for teens. Over these years we have had the opportunity to bring tens of thousands of students across the globe to destinations far off the beaten path to explore, adventure and make a difference in local communities. Whether in the rural areas of Thailand's Chiang Mai Province, high in the cloud forests of Costa Rica, on a small Fijian Island in the South Pacific or here at home on the streets of San Francisco, we are incredibly proud of the impact our students have had on the places and communities they have visited.

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Runaway oil exec sentenced to life as PetroVietnam corruption trial wraps up

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

A notorious runaway oil executive and the former chairman of PetroVietnam were both handed jail sentences on Monday morning in Hanoi at the conclusion of an unprecedented trial that has drawn international attention. Trinh Xuan Thanh, former board chairman and general director of PetroVietnam Construction Corporation, was sentenced to life imprisonment for his pivotal role […]

Asia Gap Program: China, Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand | ARCC Gap

Asia Gap Program: China, Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand | ARCC Gap


ARCC Programs

Journey to the heart of China, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. ARCC's Asia Gap Program gives students a window into Asia rarely experienced by outsiders.

Traveling with Celiac Disease

by Jacob @ ARCC Programs

Traveling with Celiac Disease or other serious food allergies can feel daunting. I have lived abroad off and on for the past 10 years, but most recently spent the past 3 years in Central America. There was a time before this that I didn’t think traveling and living abroad would ever be possible given my diet restrictions.

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Best Destinations for Solo Travellers

by Deneice @ Gap Year Store Travel Blog

With the capacity to empower and cleanse, travelling solo can also be a journey of self-discovery, a huge personal growth curve and otherwise a bundle of fun and adventure. Perhaps once it was true that many who travelled alone did so because it was that or nothing but these days many go solo through choice. […]

5 Lessons in Giving Back We’ve Learned Running Summer Service Programs Abroad

5 Lessons in Giving Back We’ve Learned Running Summer Service Programs Abroad

by Jacob @ ARCC Programs

Here at ARCC we offer unique and collaborative summer service programs abroad for high school students. These range from improving access to clean water for Cambodian villagers by building bio-sand water filters to bringing solar light to homes in Tanzania. No matter the project, the goal is common: to form connections between our students and local communities, working together to create long-lasting change and maximize a positive impact.

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Vietnam Volunteer Gap Year Holiday Programs | GroundRocks

Vietnam Volunteer Gap Year Holiday Programs | GroundRocks


GROUNDRocks

GroundRocks Vietnam Gap Year Programs & Volunteering Work - Experience History and Culture while contributing to sustainable & constructive projects

Vietnam Fine Arts and Culture Tours

by Esther Delbreil @ Luxury Travel Blog

“The best thing about art is that it is the one luxury in life that lasts forever”. Lynda Resnick   The Vietnam Fine Arts and Culture tours allow you to discover or rediscover Vietnam with unique local experience tailored to...
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Vietnam Journey, Tours, Volunteer, Study Abroad And Gap-Year Programs - mabargsery's diary

Vietnam Journey, Tours, Volunteer, Study Abroad And Gap-Year Programs - mabargsery's diary


mabargsery's diary

Ho Chi Minh City has appeal whether it be its museums, the Saigon River or Chinatown's markets, pagodas. The night life can be varied, whether you seek a cultured evening or a walk on the wild side. The Mekong Delta, with its waterways and thriving day-to-day life, is a place to not be missed. River…

China’s top paper says US forcing China to accelerate deployments in disputed waters

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

China’s top newspaper, decrying Washington as a trouble-maker, said on Monday U.S. moves in the South China Sea (which Vietnam calls the East Sea) like last week’s freedom of navigation operation will only cause China to strengthen its deployments in the disputed waterway. China’s foreign ministry said the USS Hopper, a destroyer, came within 12 […]

South-east Asia: the gapper's paradise

South-east Asia: the gapper's paradise


The Independent

Who goes there? Whether you’re an eco-adventurer looking for a low impact challenge, a water baby in search of an island paradise or a city dweller looking for a bit of excitement, South-east Asia offers it all in a neat, low-cost package. The last five years have seen destinations such as Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam really open up to gappers – low costs, relative political stability and short distances make it easy to combine a worthwhile project with a travel experience. What gap years can you do there?

Adventures in India: Embracing The Vibrant Life of India

by Jacob @ ARCC Programs

The ceiling fans hummed steadily as they spun sending a light cool breeze through the car as it shook and creaked along the tracks. Passengers were stacked three high on light blue folding beds hinged to the wall. Strewn into the aisle is a sea of limbs and bodies stretched out on their respective bunks fast asleep. It was...

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Bang the drum for new Hokkaido ski resort

by TTG Asia @ TTG Asia

Club Med Tomamu Hokkaido opened for business last week, with over 600 guests from over 20 countries present to celebrate the official launch of the year-round ski resort. Unveiled at the opening ceremony are features including Japan’s largest indoor wave pool, Mina Mina beach, open all year; four dining concepts including specialty restaurant Haku, which […]

Independent Travel Or Guided Tours On Your Gap Year? Which Is Best?

Independent Travel Or Guided Tours On Your Gap Year? Which Is Best?


Bemused Backpacker

When choosing to go on a gap year it can be extremely confusing trying to choose between the wide range of choices for round the world tickets and gap year routes, so how do you decide which one is…

Vietnam’s aquatic product exports hit US$2.8 billion

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

The US, Japan, China and the Republic of Korea were leading importers of Vietnamese aquatic products, which accounted for 53.5% of the country’s export value. Also in May, Vietnam imported US$87 million worth of aquatic products, raising the five-month figure to US$508 million, up 28% year on year. According to the ministry, processing enterprises have […]

REVIEW: Pacsafe Venturesafe EXP65 Travel Backpack

by Rachel @ Gap Year Store Travel Blog

Pacsafe was founded by two Australian travellers back in 1998 and has since become the leading manufacturer of anti-theft backpacks and travel accessories. Their Venturesafe EXP65 travel backpack is arguably one of the best anti-theft backpacks for travelling and also includes several comfort and organisational features, making this a good all-rounder for any trip. First Impressions […]

Tourism Malaysia amasses deeper marketing war chest

by S Puvaneswary @ TTG Asia

Tourism Malaysia will get a bigger budget this year to support the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 campaign, which will see a string of promotional activities beginning this year. While Tourism Malaysia’s director-general Mirza Mohammad Taiyab is keeping mum on the budget figure, he told TTG Asia at ATF 2018 that the amount would be bigger […]

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Backpacking Travel Programs | GoAbroad.com


GoAbroad.com

Everything you need for Backpacking adventures abroad! Use GoAbroad to find organized tours, reviews, interviews, travel advice, & more.

Volunteer in Asia – Summer 2015

by admin @ Friends for Asia

Summer 2015 is coming and it is a great time to consider volunteer and internship options in Asia. Interested in travel abroad, combined with meaningful human contact with people in foreign countries? Friends for Asia has you covered. Inclusive 2 Week Summer Volunteer and Tour Package (several […]

Which places in Southeast Asia should be on your 2018 Travel Wishlist?

by Esther Delbreil @ Luxury Travel Blog

“Once a year, go some place you’ve never been before”  Dalai Lama. As we recently bid goodbye to 2017, a whole new 365 pages book opens up just waiting to be replenished with memories, adventure, and unique experiences. If you...
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Travelling Vietnam - My Backpacking Mini Guide - Backpacker Banter

Travelling Vietnam - My Backpacking Mini Guide - Backpacker Banter


Backpacker Banter

Looking for where to explore in Vietnam, what activities to do and which hostels to stay at? My mini guide covers all my stops in this amazing country.

Best trips for Soft Adventure travel

by Esther Delbreil @ Luxury Travel Blog

Adventure travel can be for anyone. For a long time adventure and travel were associated with more physical and long hours of trekking but the tendency today has changed. What are Soft Adventure experiences? Here in Luxury Travel we understand...
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A look into our Cambodia Building Blocks Adventure

by Rhyle @ MyGapyear

Traveling to a new country can be an exciting and amazing experience. Especially when every country has its own unique people, cities & must-see tourist hotspots to explore...

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7 Travellers Tips For Visiting Cambodia

by Rhyle @ MyGapyear

Traveling to a new country can be an exciting and amazing experience. Especially when every country has its own unique people, cities & must-see tourist hotspots to explore...

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25 Years of Downhill | Rob Warner Just Unleashed Some Ridiculous Stories About Mountain Biking Parties in the 1990s

by Stuart Kenny @ Mpora

Downhill after-parties in the 90s, particularly with Shaun Palmer, were quite genuinely insane… It may not seem like it but the first official downhill mountain bike world cup race was now a full 25 years ago – on a hillside in Monaco in 1993, where a young Frenchman called Nico Vouilloz would take the first […]

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TRU Experience TravelWorldwide Volunteer & Gap Year Travel Organisers

TRU Experience TravelWorldwide Volunteer & Gap Year Travel Organisers


TRU Experience Travel

Exciting Gap Year Travel, Gap Adventures, Gap Year Holidays and Volunteer Work Abroad From 2 Weeks To A Year Round The World. Find out more Today!

Ho Chi Minh City to Angkor Wat cycling tours, Vietnam and Cambodia

Ho Chi Minh City to Angkor Wat cycling tours, Vietnam and Cambodia


responsibletravel.com

Ho Chi Minh City to Angkor Wat cycling tours, Vietnam and Cambodia. Cycle through untouched Vietnamese and Cambodian villages, from �1380 (12 days) ex flights. Run by a specialist tour operator

The Perfect Combination of Serious & Silly

by Jacob @ ARCC Programs

“Would you rather have candy corn for teeth, or candy canes for arms?” A group of ARCC leaders sits in an open field near Muir Woods during staff training and debates this well beyond the confines of what such a ridiculous question might indicate. We are all in our twenties, and not one of us finds this question odd or pointless. There is a lot to think about. Are the candy canes candy cane sized, or arm sized? Does the candy corn regenerate?

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Bali Surf Instructor Course

by Xtreme Gap @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

This is the ultimate gap year or career break experience combines amazing surf and fulfilling cultural experiences. Join us for 8-12 weeks on the Bali surf instructor course, meet people from all over the world, enjoy our villa and amazing lifestyle while training to become a surf instructor... Only the best job ever!

The benefits of Slow Travel: the art of taking your time

by Esther Delbreil @ Luxury Travel Blog

What is Slow Travel? What is the definition of Slow Travel? The expression of Slow Travel has been more and more in people’s mind nowadays. The Slow traveler, by definition, would be someone enthusiast in exchanging a planned schedule of...
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Rustic Pathways Travel Experts Share Their Best Packing Tips

by toy @ Rustic Pathways: Student Educational Travel Programs

Added together, Rustic staff members have visited thousands of countries and spent years traveling and living abroad. I asked these travel aficionados and packing ninjas to share their secrets. Keep reading for some of the most ingenious travel and packing hacks you’ll ever hear! (Pssst Make […]

FATA elects new board, MATTA’s Hamzah president again

by TTG Asia @ TTG Asia

At its annual general meeting held yesterday in Chiang Mai, the Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations (FATA) re-elected Hamzah Rahmat of the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents as president for the second consecutive term. Also elected were Mingkwan Metmowlee of the Association of Thai Travel Agents, who was named deputy president; Pauline Suharno […]

I Fell In Love When Travelling

by Athena @ MyGapyear

Expect the unexpected when you go travelling. You never know what can happen when you decide to pack your bags, hop in a tin tube and have your destination be some 9 hours or so away from home. When I did it, I fell in...

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Xtreme Vietnam Experience - Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year - Xtreme Gap Year UK

Xtreme Vietnam Experience - Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year - Xtreme Gap Year UK


Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year - Xtreme Gap Year UK

Take an epic three week road trip throughout Vietnam from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. New friends on new adventures along the way, in truly one of the most breathtaking Southeast Asian countries. Fully guided full on bring it on! Insanely good value as well.

10 Things to Pack for Australia

by Rachel @ Gap Year Store Travel Blog

Australia has so much to offer backpackers, so it’s really no surprise that it’s a popular starting point for many gap year adventures! So what should you pack for a travelling in Australia? Of course your passport, currency and essential travel documents all go without saying, but here are a few Australia travel essentials we would […]

Gap year volunteering and travel

by manageruser @ TRU Experience Travel

When a lot of people think about volunteering or travelling abroad...

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What is Jack Whitehall's new Netflix show Travels With My Father all about?

What is Jack Whitehall's new Netflix show Travels With My Father all about?


Radio Times

All your questions about Jack Whitehall's new Netflix show Travels with my Father, answered

The Benefits Of Local Tourism On Your Gap Year.

The Benefits Of Local Tourism On Your Gap Year.

by Bemused Backpacker @ Bemused Backpacker

Local  tourism is more than just the latest buzzword, it is a very real and tangible way of travelling that has a positive impact on not only the wider environment, but also the local people in the destinations we visit.

PM Phuc arrives in New York

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

He will attend a conference where he will meet local businesses, deliver a speech at the Global Heritage Fund, and meet representatives of the Vietnamese community in the US. Over the past years, the US has become one of the leading trade partners of Vietnam, with bilateral trade increasing by about 20 percent each year. […]

Indonesia 18 Day Island Hopper

by Xtreme Gap @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

Imagine 18 days of pure fun, adventure, friends and good times of epic proportions in one of the most idyllic places on earth. If you're looking for "all of the above" then this is the trip for you. We take you on amazing adventures on amazing islands. Groups guaranteed.

Gap Year touring in Vietnam - Welcome To The Travel Lobby

Gap Year touring in Vietnam - Welcome To The Travel Lobby


Welcome To The Travel Lobby

I set off my gap year, the first four months of which was spent in Southeast Asia, and Vietnam was my first stop. I fell...Read More

Gap Year Work Belize

by Free Volunteering @ Free Volunteering | Volunteer Abroad for Free

Need gap year work in Belize why not volunteer with us to help to build our tourism business? We can offer free accommodation in exchange for marketing help.

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Meet Some of Rustic’s Returning Program Leaders

by toy @ Rustic Pathways: Student Educational Travel Programs

Over the next 10 weeks, more than 400 seasonal staff members will help students navigate airports, customs, and new experiences across 19 different countries and 100+ Rustic Pathways programs. This year’s program leaders are the most experienced we’ve ever employed—in the past two years, we’ve doubled […]

Near Record Snow Levels in California May Make For Great Summer Snowball Fights This Summer!

by Jacob @ ARCC Programs

Over the past several years California has suffered from severe drought resulting in water restrictions, severe fires and hillsides that are a lot more golden than usual. This year however, water has come back to California and in huge amounts! So much so that students on our California Summer programs might even get a chance for a snowball fight in July.

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Why Taking A Career Break To Travel Is A Good Idea.

Why Taking A Career Break To Travel Is A Good Idea.

by Bemused Backpacker @ Bemused Backpacker

Fitting your work and your life around your dreams of travelling the world is not only possible, but by taking career breaks when it suits you and not your employer you could be doing yourself a whole multitude of favours too.

Culture and Gourmet tours in Vietnam

by Esther Delbreil @ Luxury Travel Blog

“Nothing is more wonderful than combining the most varied dining adventures, along with luxury accommodations all over the country with one of our Culture and Gourmet tours in Vietnam.” What to expect from Culture and Gourmet tours? Tours that combine...
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Tropical Fitness Bootcamp

by Xtreme Gap @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

Are you longing to get really fit? If you spend time at the Xtreme Gap fitness bootcamp, set in a tropical Thai jungle paradise, then you really will. Industry leading professional personal trainers will get you in peak condition in no time. After your training take your new six pack for a walk on the beautiful tropical beaches of Phuket. Feel the burn!!

Engaging for sustainability

by Koen @ GROUNDRocks

In recent years ‘Voluntourism’ has become extremely popular among those wishing to spend time in a different country and give something back at the same time. However, in some cases, despite the good intentions of those wishing to donate their time and skills, the intentions do not always match the outcomes. Time spent abroad volunteering […]

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Learn Spanish in Argentina

by Xtreme Gap @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

Always wanted to learn Spanish? Well, how about learning Spanish in Argentina while meeting like-minded people and having the trip of a lifetime. Culture, history and good times!

Bali Fitness Boot Camp

by Xtreme Gap @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

Working out in the morning, exploring lush green rice paddies and chilling by the amazing beaches of Bali in the afternoon. Eat Sleep Workout Repeat. Getting fit and healthy in a tropical paradise with Xtreme Gap Year is the perfect remedy for everything bad modern life can throw at you!

My Vietnam Gap Year

My Vietnam Gap Year


Free Volunteering | Volunteer Abroad for Free

Do you want experience the real Vietnam as a gap year volunteer? With our volunteering opportunity, you will teach English and experience a unique cultural exchange.

10 Backpacker Rules It Is Totally Okay To Break.

10 Backpacker Rules It Is Totally Okay To Break.

by Bemused Backpacker @ Bemused Backpacker

Being a backpacker means travelling around the world a certain way, in a certain style and with a certain budget. Or does it? Here are 10 backpacker rules you are totally allowed to break.

Chiang Mai, Thailand Volunteer Group #230

by todd cikraji @ Friends for Asia

Presenting Chiang Mai Volunteer and Intern Group #230! Early November signals the re-opening of the schools after the Thailand mid-school year break. It’s really a lovely time of year, as the rains have stopped, and cooler, more comfortable weather is upon us. This group of 17 new […]

Perfect gap-year itineraries

Perfect gap-year itineraries


the Guardian

Whether it's a mini-gap break of one or two months or a full-on backpacking trail you're after, here are our pick of gap-year trips, from Albania to Mexico to Malaysia

Round the World South East Asia

by Xtreme Gap @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

South East Asia is a very interesting, fun, safe and beautiful part of the world. It has a well-trodden backpacking route for good reason. This group trip will show you the best sites in Vietnam, Thailand and Laos in a whopping 9 weeks!

How Much Does The Maldives Cost – From Luxury Resorts To Budget Travel Options

by Chris @ Backpacker Banter

Want to know how much a trip to the Maldives cost? Here's a full Maldives budget breakdown for all budgets - accommodation, transport and more

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Vietnam international visitor figures down for May

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

According to data provided by the General Statistics Office, the number of international arrivals dropped significantly by 9% tallying in at 972,000 for May, the first month this year the numbers fell below one million. There were 1.2 million more inbound travellers this year through May versus the same period in 2016 for a cumulative […]

US government shutdown affects national parks, monuments

by TTG Asia @ TTG Asia

Many key tourist attractions and national parks have had their regular operations disrupted due to the US government shutdown, which began on Saturday. The federal government will stop paying staff for duties that are classed as “non-essential”, which affects many but not all tourist facilities in the country. The partial government shutdown will not affect […]

200+ Volunteer Abroad & Gap Year Programs with GapXperience

200+ Volunteer Abroad & Gap Year Programs with GapXperience


GapXperience

Experience the world with GapXperience with over 200 programs in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Established over 14 years ago, we have grown to become one of the world’s leaders for the best affordable gap year travel & volunteer abroad programs with some of the lowest prices without reducing the quality & support.

Tropical Fitness Bootcamp

by Nathan @ Xtreme Gap Year UK Xtreme Gap Year – Xtreme Gap Year UK

Are you longing to get really fit? If you spend time at the Xtreme Gap fitness bootcamp, set in a tropical Thai jungle paradise, then you really will. Industry leading professional personal trainers will get you in peak condition in no time. After your training take your new six pack for a walk on the beautiful tropical beaches of Phuket. Feel the burn!!

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How To Decide What Travel Vaccines You Really Need.

How To Decide What Travel Vaccines You Really Need.

by Bemused Backpacker @ Bemused Backpacker

Do you really need travel vaccinations on your gap year? Is saving a bit of cash on the cost of the vaccine really worth the risk of contracting a life threatening disease? Or are the risks so low and the side effects so bad that it isn't worth it? Let me take you through the professional process of risk assessing your travel vaccination programme so you can decide for yourself and make a fully informed decision on wether travel vaccinations are right for you.

Are Camel Safaris Responsible Or Ethical?

Are Camel Safaris Responsible Or Ethical?

by Bemused Backpacker @ Bemused Backpacker

Camel treks and safaris are a popular tourist activity around the world, but is camel riding ethical or responsible? Should travellers and backpackers be riding a camel at all on their gap years?

Taking a Gap Year: Everything You Need to Know

Taking a Gap Year: Everything You Need to Know


Mpora

Planning a gap year? Here's a guide to the basics to get you started...

10 things to do in Vietnam

10 things to do in Vietnam


The Gap Travel Guide

Get exploring Vietnam with these awesome ideas.

The rise of voice biometrics in banking

by Alison Banney @ finder.com.au

Our voices will be used to tackle fraud as real-time payments are introduced this year.

Trinh Xuan Thanh sentenced to life imprisonment

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Defendant Trinh Xuan Thanh was sentenced to life imprisonment for his wrongdoings (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Former Chairman of PetroVietnam (PVN) Construction Joint Stock Corporation (PVC) Trinh Xuan Thanh on January 22 was sentenced to life imprisonment for his wrongdoings at the corporation. Specifically, Thanh got a life sentence on the charge of “asset embezzlement” […]

Why Volunteering In Your Gap Year Will Change Your Life

by manageruser @ TRU Experience Travel

Volunteering in your gap year is probably the best...

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