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Vietnam Vlogging - Derpid

Interested in backpacking Vietnam? We're not surprised the place is just incredible (and these Vlogs prove it)! Here's some great content giving you guys so awesome visuals, along with bucket loads of inspiration for what you can get up to whilst out in Vietnam! Introducing David...

 

"Hey! My names David. I'm 24 from London.  I'm a newly found backpacker with a passion for videography. I wanted to start travelling to open my eyes to the many cultures and vibes of the world. After just...

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No Act of Kindness, No Matter How Small, Is Ever Wasted

 “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted”- A saying everyone should go by. After all, it’s these small acts that make the world go round.

We think it’s important that you guys know how valuable your impact is on our volunteering projects because without you, our special communities all around the world would not be able to achieve what they do today.We asked our in-country teams, how previous volunteers have helped these incredible projects, and here’s what they had to...

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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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#MyRealExperience - Winners Feb 2016

It's time to announce the winners of the first #MyRealExperience competition of 2016. Before we get started we would like to say a HUGE THANKS to everyone who entered!


We asked you guys to post your travel photography, videos and even blogs using the hashtag #MyRealExperience and (as we expected) you smashed it!!! The entries were top-notch and came in from all corners of the globe. With such brilliant content, you gave us a serious headache trying to pick our winners (in a good way).


Don't be...

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WIN A TRIP TO BALI!

Yep, you heard us correctly… we are GIVING AWAY A TRIP TO BALI (say whaaat?!).

To be in with a chance of winning head over to the competition page here or click the big 'enter' button below. We'll be picking a winner once the competition has closed on the 20th March, 2016. 
 


We're sure you know exactly what Bali is about already, but just to remind you here's a little teaser on what 8 days in Bali would have lined up for you!

 


Looks amazing right?! This incredible 8 day Bali Beaches trip is the...

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Follow in the footsteps of ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

We can’t quite believe it’s been 10 years since the book 'Eat, Pray, Love'  was released. For those who haven’t read the book, or watched the 2010 film adaptation with Julia Roberts, it’s a memoir of a trip around the world after a messy divorce. 
 
Now whilst many of us aren’t quite running away from a divorce, we can’t deny our desire to travel. So, if you want to follow in the footsteps of Elizabeth Gilbert and quite literally Eat, Pray and Love your way around the world, we’ve got the...
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Happy Chinese New Year! 新年快乐 (Year of the Monkey)

新年快乐 - Happy Chinese New Year!!!

This year we celebrate the Year of the Monkey! Beginning on February 8th and finishing on January 27th, 2017. Naturally we feel it's the right time to give you a little bit of a background check on the Chinese New Year, along with some epic content from our travellers out in China.


Before we go into detail, let's start things off with the following video (which came from a Real Gap Experience traveller in 2015) to get you into spirit, clear the mind and...

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Childcare Volunteering in Cambodia

We catch up with the brilliant Gemma White to discuss her experience volunteering in Cambodia. Gemma got involved in the much needed educational projects based in Phnom Penh, providing a brighter and more prosperous future to disadvantaged children. 

Gemma already does a large amount of philanthropy work with charitable organisations back home in Australia and would like to use this experience to help encourage other young people to volunteer both in Australia and abroad. We asked her a few...

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Ebony Day - Thailand Vlog Coverage

So if you hadn’t already heard the BIG news, we sent the lovely and super talented musician / vlogger Ebony Day  to Thailand for her to film a new music video (which is just incredible) and obviously get away from her hectic London lifestyle by travelling this beaut of a country!

Ebony as always delivered awesome content however by infusing dreamy Thai landscapes these videos are beautiful with breath-taking scenery. Travelling on our Bangkok to Beaches trip Ebony and her crew hit up the...

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What's Hot? – Most Popular Travel Experiences Booked for 2016

Our MASSIVE January sale is going strong, and with hundreds of you booking your travels for 2016 we thought it’s about time to let you know the top 5 most booked experiences for 2016... If you’re looking to travel the world and not quite sure where to go, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

In just a few weeks spaces have been selling out fast, with our infamous Thailand Experience topping the charts and holding a 9/10 rating from past travellers. From travelling on these busier trips you’re...

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