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The Lowdown On LAOS

As you guys know… all of us at Real Gap Experience are obsessed with travelling, I mean we are literally hooked on it - our team member Chris is perhaps even more hooked than others! The man called Asia home for twelve months, trust fam, he knows his Cao Lau from his Khao Soi!

After being back in the UK for about eighteen months Chris already felt it was about time to go and visit Asia again, this time heading out to LAOS – somewhere he’d previously passed through but not explored to his...

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#REALChinaBlogger - WIN A TRIP TO CHINA!!!

The rumours are 100% true! We're offering the AMAZING opportunity to live life as our travel blogger in China this summer.

All you fabulous people have the chance to jump on a Cathay Pacific return flight to China, checking out our incredible 27 day China Experience! Oh wait… you’ll also be given a brand spanking new Fujifilm instax camera to get all hipster on us.

 

Hold up, so it's not as easy as you may have initially thought... we are only sending one of you on this epic China adventure and...

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India Footage - Derpid

Is there anyone who hasn't dreamt of travelling India?! With so many star attractions to discover, incredible food on every corner and a super diverse culture, India makes for a killer country to backpack - just watch this footage!


The following videos provide you with stunning visuals across India; starting off in Delhi, visiting the wonder that is the Taj Mahal, hiking in the Himalayas and chilling on the beautiful beaches of Goa.


Before you get stuck into this brilliant footage we have to...

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10 Reasons Why Travelling Makes You Happy :)


Ok, so you can probably think of a million and one reasons why travelling the world would make you happy, but we just had to share ten of our favourite reasons which we hear again and again from our happy travellers.


Your road to happiness starts here...

 

1) You Meet Loads Of Inspiring People Who Become Your Buddies For Life



2) You See Things You Never Thought Existed In Reality



3) You Learn What Really Matters To You


4) You Push Yourself And Realise What You Are Capable Of


 

5) You Do Things That...

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Backpacking Bali - 3 Places You Must Visit

We catch up with the lovely travel blogger: Travellerdays. Having checked out our Bali Beaches trip we thought we'd let Hannah give you the gossip on backpacking the beaut that is Bali...

When I booked a trip to South East Asia, I jumped at the chance to add Bali to my itinerary – and who wouldn’t?! Known as the Island of the Gods, Bali is nestled in the middle of Indonesia and is a haven of golden beaches and lush landscapes. Not only is it an Instagram dream, it’s also a place filled with a...

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6 Reasons NOT To Go To Thailand

WARNING. The following content is to be read with great concentration and respected in the highest regard.

If you have ever considered travelling to Thailand this blog contains critical information on why it is not a good idea and you should simply stay on home soil, experiencing what you have already experienced so many times before… Here are just a few of the legit reasons not to go;

 

  1. IT'S A COMPLETELY NEW EXPERIENCE TO HOME
    With so many diverse landscapes, Thailand literally proposes a whole...
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Where To Travel, Summer 16.

Spring is officially here! Time to dust off that outrageously big backpack, clean out the trusty water bottle and frantically attempt to secure your visa or expiring passport before you head out!

To kick start your summer in the right direction, we wanted to give you guys a little treat with spring rolling in (probably these early summer vibes making us a little crazy)…

Introducing the Real Gap Experience SPRING SALE!!! You can bag yourself up to 25% OFF our most popular travelling...

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Thailand Footage - Derpid

THAILAND!!! The place where backpacking dreams are made into reality (just check this footage). Who doesn't want to set foot on Thailand's beautiful island beaches, walk with elephants through lush jungles or taste the distinct flavours served up in Bangkok's floating markets?!


Found below is some great footage taking you on a backpacking journey through Thailand. In these short videos you'll start off in Bangkok, exploring the sites of the city, trek jungles in Sangkhlaburi, swim in the...

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Top USA Road Trips


ROAD TRIP, ROAD TRIP, ROAD TRIP! Nothing beats a good ol’fashioned road trip across the USA! If you want to experience the very best of the United States and make some great friends along the way, then check out these top six American road trips…
 
Whether you want to watch the sunrise over the Grand Canyon, have some late nights partying in Miami or canoe your way across Lake Louise, we’ve got you covered! With trips from 10 to 63 days, these will definitely give you itchy feet! Go on, get...
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Backpack Europe This Summer

Summer is officially on the way (and we can't wait!). In just a couple of months Europe will come alive with bright, warm evenings where the possibilities are endless.
 

We’ve got so much love for Europe, and rightly so, it has everything from buzzing cities and incredible food to picture perfect coast lines with rolling hills (did we mention the night life?!). Europe is often overlooked for its backpacking potential and it's SUCH a shame as its bang on many of our doorsteps! 
 

What are you...

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