Month: September 2012

Taking the family on a gap year – benefits and things to consider

The typical gap year traveller embarks on a voyage of discovery just before entering university or the work force – a time when marriage and family are usually still in the future.  It is becoming increasingly common, however, for people to take a gap year later in life.  Gap year travellers in their mid-20s and […]

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Mountain climbing around the world – from amateur to expert

Mountain climbing used to be a sport only for those who could afford to devote much of their life to the activity.  In the last 50 years, however, huge advances in technology and equipment have caused the sport to become a popular weekend and holiday activity for tourists of all types. Amateur climbing in Africa: […]

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Great city break hotel and travel ideas

Whilst city breaks have become increasingly popular in recent years, especially in London, Paris, Rome and Madrid, more and more young couples are heading for the bright lights of some of the less well-known destinations listed on expedia.co.uk. There are some unusual and surprising possibilities for those individuals in search of cultural interest, great sightseeing […]

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Top 10 Diving locations in the World

Many students on a gap year choose to focus their energies on backpacking, acquiring a foreign language, or devoting themselves to philanthropic endeavours in developing nations.  Another intriguing option, however, is a diving holiday that spans the globe, taking avid divers to some of the world’s most beautiful and ecologically sensitive underwater areas. Many students […]

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