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6 Best Responsible Tours For 2020

6 Best Responsible Tours For 2020 That You Can Choose For Your Gap Year

You're surely keen to take a break and set out for a meaningful journey, doing something different while making a mark in others' lives. Now is the time to do that - for you never know what tomorrow might bring for you! Whether you wish to explore the beaches of Thailand and volunteer with the elephants or walk down the bustling lanes of India while volunteering with children, these programs will surely fill your bags with hundreds of memories that you'll cherish forever and make you a responsible traveler. Here are the 6 best 'Responsible Tours', curated by Go Discover Abroad, that you must
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Reasons To Travel To Laos

7 Reasons To Travel To Laos During Your Gap Year Abroad

When you're thinking of a gap year abroad, probably the first thing that strikes you is - a trip to Southeast Asia! Well, while most of the people would flock to Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam, how about exploring the tiny yet pristine land of Laos? To put it in the words of Lonely Planet , "Vivid nature, voluptuous landscapes and a vibrant culture collide with a painful past and optimistic future to make Laos an enigmatic experience for the adventurous." So if you've been thinking of a gap year, here are the reasons why you should travel to Laos! 1. Soak in the Cultural Vibes of Luang Prabang
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gap year in africa

Everything You Need To Know About A Gap Year In Africa

Famous for the pyramids in the north, the jungle at the central and the beaches in the south - Africa is a land that is full of surprises. A land which has nurtured one of the earliest civilizations of the world, Africa is the home of an incredible variety of people, animals, climates, and spectacular places. Know the reasons why you should plan to take a gap year in Africa! 'Coz it's Africa! Well, oh yeah, you don't really need reasons to travel to a gorgeous continent that has so much to offer to travelers & explorers! Whether it's the richness of the culture or the diversity of the ethnic
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Volunteer in New Zealand

Top 10 Things to do in New Zealand

New Zealand is one of those places that excites the imagination. A land of mystery, Māori folklore and magical scenery. A country where you can ski and surf on the same day, hike on a glacier before sinking into a natural hot pool the evening, or take a boat through a cave of glow worms before entering the mystical land of Hobbiton for the afternoon. A small island nation home to around 4.5 million people located in the Pacific Ocean, New Zealand is famous for its national rugby team, its indigenous Maori culture, its picturesque landscape and many more things. Check them out! Visit Auckland –
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gap year in china

5 Best Reasons To Spend Your Gap Year In China

While most of the millennials opting for a gap year in Asia choose to travel to the Southeast Asian countries (since they are budget-friendly) like Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam, you can plan to experience something unique! Needless to say, China nurtures one of the oldest surviving cultures in the world and in the last couple of decades, it has embraced modernity and become one of the superpowers in today's date. Thus, if you are looking forward to soaking in the magic where the ancient and modern worlds combine to form an interesting country, then you must pack your bags and head out to
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Gap Year Traveler's Checklist

A Gap Year Traveler's Checklist: Know What All You Must Tick Off!

Gap Year is the time when people aim to break-free from the comfort zone and step out of the box, to know the unknown and walk down the hidden trails, do things that they've never done before and learn more through experiences. We all know that an ardent traveler always has a checklist at the back of their mind, which they plan to follow during their journeys and tick off as much as they can. If you are thinking about taking a gap year abroad anytime soon, then here's a checklist that you must consider while planning! Experience freedom while traveling solo, abroad! How many times did it
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volunteer in cambodia

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering Abroad During Gap Year

To begin with, the decision of taking a gap year is in itself a bold choice! Kudos to you that you've chosen to follow your heart and take this much-needed break before stepping ahead in your career ladder. Also, while we coin it as a 'break', it's actually a phase of rediscovering yourself, pursuing your passion and doing things which will eventually help you in your career ahead. Now that you are thinking of volunteering in a different country, let me tell you that it undoubtedly is a great way to give back, learn more about the world around you, and launch a career abroad, but still, there
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Singapore

14 Must Visit Places In Singapore

Singapore is one of the cleanest and most orderly cities in the world, so much so that even the trees lining the main roads are planted at precisely twenty-foot intervals! It is also one of the safest cities in the world, and also known as one of the best for the two favorite pastimes - shopping and eating. It is quite safe to walk down the city's streets even during the night because they are well-lit and busy with shoppers and diners at all hours. This city is a shoppers' paradise, where you can find fashion items ranging from small bargain stores to pricey branded merchandise. For those who
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Travel to Peru

Everything That You Need To Know About Your Gap Year In Peru

So, you're planning to take a gap year & travel to the land of the Incas? Located in the western part of South America, Peru is an extremely biodiverse country with a really appealing story behind it. From the early engineering excellence of the Incas to the Spanish Conquistadors, ancient history has been written through the many parts of the country. And for those who have looked into the prospect of backpacking to Machu Picchu, I need not repeat the mystical wonders and the thrilling journey that awaits you! Due to its many amazing archaeological sites and its blend of tropical Amazonian and
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Maldives

6 Best Beaches In The Maldives

Close your eyes and imagine: The Maldives! Feel the heat of the sun on your body. Perceive the taste of exotic fruits, their sweetness, and their juice. Visualize the white sand, sparkling water, and the palm trees. Dive in the sea, feel its warmth, swim among incredible marine creatures: colorful fish and corals. Now open your eyes: it's time to make your dreams come true. The white sand and sparkling blue water on the beaches in the Maldives are the perfect romantic spots, not only for honeymooners but for every couple who’s looking for a soothing romantic holiday! The beaches along the
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