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Quiz: Where Should You Travel Solo In 2019?

Have been dreaming of sunbathing on the beaches of Thailand, or hiking along the ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru? Or maybe you wanna do something more sensible like volunteering with little ones on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya. Setting out on a solo journey will eventually make you a more independent & confident human being. It'll give you a chance to spend time with yourself - knowing your strengths and weaknesses through real experiences.

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Gap Year Destinations For Beach Lovers

9 Best Gap Year Destinations For Beach Lovers

When it comes to choosing a travel destination, we are mostly caught between mountains & beaches! While some people love the serenity of the hill towns and can spend hours gazing at the snow clad peaks, others are drawn towards the golden beaches and turquoise waters! For those belonging to the second category, the smell of the shores, the sandy & salty winds, the shades, hat and sunscreen lotions, mugs full of chilled beer and delicious seafood seems to be the end of the world!

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Tips For Solo Travelers

Tips For Solo Travelers Embarking On A Gap Year Journey

There can be nothing as good as a solo trip abroad, where you can get as crazy as you want to be and none will judge you for any of your actions! It's perhaps something that everybody wants to experience at least for once in life, but not everyone has the guts to set out alone to face the world. If you are a high school student, a recent graduate or someone seeking freedom from the monotonous 9-to-5, setting out on a solo journey will unfold the world in the most beautiful manner and let you experience all the good things that you probably would have missed out, otherwise.

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facts about Thailand

15 Rarely Known Facts About Thailand

Thailand, one of the most popular tourist destinations, records a footfall of more than 16 million, each year. Undoubtedly, the beauty of the land, the Thai culture and cuisine, the warm and friendly people are the reasons why travelers have always had Thailand in their bucket list.

Couples, backpackers, budget travelers, gap year students choosing to volunteer, adventure enthusiasts, wildlife lovers - Thailand has been preferred by all the categories of explorers, and although each of them has different agendas, everyone returns back with loads of memories from Thailand.

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All You Need To Know About The Inca Trail, Peru

All You Need To Know About The Inca Trail, Peru

Machu Picchu, the royal estate of Pachacuti is one of the most visited tourist hot spots of South America and has been correctly termed as a backpacking paradise. Believe it or not people, the Inca trail is genuinely a challenging trail and ticking this off your bucket list on a summer break or even on a backpacking trip through South America could be an experience of a lifetime.

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Gap year in africa

10 Best Plans For Spending Your Gap Year In Africa

"Africa. There's nowhere like it on the planet for wildlife, wild lands and rich traditions that endure. Prepare to fall in love." - Lonely Planet

From the deserts of Morocco to the tropical beaches of Mozambique, from the wildlife scenario of Serengeti to the Garden Route road trip in South Africa, from Gorilla treks in Uganda to scuba diving at Zanzibar - Africa is just the best place for adventure! There's so much to see and do, that you might just fall short of time!

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Valentine's day 2018 couples getaway

5 Amazing Couples Getaway From Around The World For Your Valentine’s Day 2019!

Valentine’s day is just around the corner and while some couples might just want to stay back at home and ‘Netflix and Chill’, there are others who are gearing up for an amazing romantic getaway. If you’ve been dying to getaway from your mundane 9 to 5 routine and kick some punch into your relationship with that special someone, then this valentine’s day would be the perfect time to put some much-awaited travel plans in motion.

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volunteering vs voluntourism

What's The Difference Between Conventional Volunteering And Adventurous Voluntourism?

Traveling has taken a new shape in the last decade and millennials are redefining their journeys by getting engaged in some sort of meaningful work. In the recent past, taking a trip abroad to volunteer has gained much popularity - but if one really digs deeper into the matter, then he/she can understand the difference between the concept of conventional volunteering and voluntourism that focuses more on an adventure.

Before going into the difference of characteristics between the two, let’s first look into their definitions and what these two terms mean in real.

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