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Want to join Team RG? (Of course you do!)

It's official... we're upping sticks and moving to Brighton! To mark our new start in the ultimate seaside town we've got some awesome spots in team RG up for grabs. Interested? Keep on reading!

After spending the first ten or so years of it's life in Tunbridge Wells, Real Gap is moving to Brighton! We're all so stoked about our new start, and to kick off the occasion in serious style we've got some mega cool jobs available in the best travel team in the world #bitbiasedbutitstrue.

Our new...

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Travel On Your Doorstep!

Sometimes us Brits take for granted the fact that we are part of such a diverse continent, when really, Europe has so much to offer! Maybe you don’t have the money, time or even the urge to travel to far flung places, but do not fear, Real Gap also offers great trips in and around Europe ranging from volunteering to activity adventures.

A great way to see the “best bits” of Europe is with our European Highlights Tour http://www.realgap.co.uk/european-highlights If you are short on time and...

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VACANCY: Paid Student Placement here at RG!

A student? Love travel, and want to get bucket loads of experience in the industry with the country's leading gap year specialist? If you've answered yes to the above, then you could be what we're looking for!

Here at Real Gap (and our sister brand i-to-i) we're looking for an enthusiastic, self motivated, ambitious student to join us on our placement program. You'll be working in Real Gap Towers for 40 weeks from August 2013, and you'll be helping the sales, marketing and product teams over...

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Happy New Year!

Real Gappers, this is a serious one. We’ve always found New Year’s resolutions really tricky, as frankly we never keep them, and this year we’ve asked around the office to see what all of our New Year’s resolutions are…

  • Drink less tea and more water
  • Bring packed lunch instead of buying it (to save those all-important pennies for travelling!)
  • Lose weight/get fitter (although we say this every year :-/)
  • Rachel's personal resolution - hit "30 countries before 30" - 5 to go before June!
  • Complete TEFL...
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Christmas Is Coming...

Unbelievably, it's come around to 'that' time of year again. The packed out Oxford Streets, the manic mums and the incessant Christmas music- it's 'Mariah' this and 'I'm Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree' that, and we're thinking this year, us Real Gappers are going to get Real-ly prepared! Hoorah! 

To kick off the Christmas season with a smash in the baubly Tree, we wanted to put together a Christmas list full of all things Real Gap so if any of you lovely lot want to buy us a gift or two,...

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Want to intern with us? (Obv answer: Yes please!)

This role has now closed!

So, you want to work in travel? With cool, interesting, globe trotting people? Well your luck is in my friend, as we have an internship vacancy here with Real Gap/i to i! Wahay!

The lucky intern will be working around the office taking on a variety of jobs, from outbound brochure call out, to customer support to marketing. You'll become a jack of all trades, and during your time with us you'll learn absolutely tonnes on our companies, the industry, and gap year...

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Happy Halloween!

Real Gap, aka, the home of a (Real) bunch of wimps- would like to wish all of you, braver, travel lovin' folk out there, a very happy Halloween! 

What will you be doing to celebrate the big occasion this year? We think we'll be 'treat'-ing ourselves with sweets galore, whilst blasting out the horror tunes: Ghostbusters, Better the Devil You Know, Thriller- you get the jist...

Comment down below to make us insanely jeealous about your Halloween plans!

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Totally Trans-Siberian

Ten nights on a train with no shower, dwindling cheese supplies and a hole in the ground for a toilet, it was, a totally Trans-Siberian experience.

Me and a couple of mates boarded at Waterloo and with one final beer we waved goodbye to London as our lovely, modern train took us through Brussels and onwards to Moscow and the start of one of the world’s fiercest train routes, the Trans-Siberian.

We knew that by the time we finished our journey we’d have covered almost 6000 miles of track and...
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