The Category Archives For: Africa
Looking to go on a gap year, but don't know where to start? Take note future gap yearers, we have one Real Gapper who's half way through her incredible journey with us - check out her story (and her incredible itinerary) below!
Name: Nat Mahoney
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Brits have a nasty habit of upping the anti and going all ‘God Save The Queen’ on the world when they’re abroad – we’ve all seen it (and shuddered at it). Some of us do it by accident (‘erm excuse me, where’s the nearest rubbish pub?’) and some of us are just darn right obnoxious (‘BUT WHY don’t they speak any English? Gahhhh’).
Things get even worse when a backpack gets thrown into the mix… so avoid being a typical British backpack wanker by following these simple instructions:
‘Fish and...Read More
Looking to do something completely out of your comfort zone this year? (Yep, us too!). Life can get a little dry without a bit of adventure, and travelling is all about packing those incredible experiences under your belt and ‘really’ seeing the world!
Adventure, we smelt you a mile off! Check out these wicked adventures that we think YOU should try this year…
Climb the Great Wall of China: Marked as one of the seven New Wonders of the world, the Great Wall of a China is a massive must for any...Read More
When RG's Head of Marketing Will headed to Ghana to visit our projects, he had a fantastic time! It's official: the kid's in Ghana are the nicest, ever!
After tough negotiating with BA staff to get an upgrade on my seat (extra leg room only before you get ahead of yourself) I found my seat only to be confronted by a Ghanaian lady holding a tiny child! Penance for being difficult I here you say - very possibly, very possibly.
However, 6.5 hours later I now have a new best friend in Accra and a...Read More
Here at Real Gap we love seeing your travel dreams come true, and last year Real Gapper Joel won a competition on Facebook that'd send him to South Africa to our Big 5 project! Check out how he got on with this daily diary...
Thinking about doing something incredible this year? Here at RG we love getting our teeth stuck into a new challenge and three of us have completed the Kilimanjaro climb. RG's Sophie is now planning on hitting Everest Base Camp too! So, when @LeighannJordan asked us for some advice for her trek up to Everest BC, we thought we'd put together some hints and tips!
- Get yourself the best day pack that the world has ever seen! Inside, consider packing good waterproofs (not showerproof - but...Read More
We all know how hard it can be to choose your latest adventure. There's a whole world to choose from, and you wouldn't want to make a rash decision and end up in god knows where, would you?! We feel your pain #toughtimes
To sort you out, we reckon we should harness our combined travel genius and help guide you back on to the straight and narrow. First stop - South Africa!
Back in December, I went to South Africa for a good old fashioned adventure. IT WAS AMAZING. It was my first time in Africa...Read More