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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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5 FILMS YOU NEED TO WATCH BEFORE GOING TO THE USA

Tempted to road trip your way around the USA? Before you grab that passport make sure you’ve swatted up on our top 5 films to watch before heading to the United States! Whether you’re wanting to road trip your way through all 50 states, party it up in Las Vegas or experience the bright lights of New York City - these blockbusters will provide you with some inspiration but also give you a bit of common ground with the locals (we hope). 

Before we start this epic tale of GIFtastic greatness it...

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10 MUST DO’S IN THE USA

With all this USA and Boohoo competition hype we thought it would be wise to give you all a little bit of a background check on this amazing country. Here’s a list of 10 must do’s during your time in the US of A – this really was a tough one as there are literally SO many great things to see and do.
 

Before we start let’s get those perceptions right! Some of you guys might have the US down as being  recognised for some hectic concrete jungles, cali surf dudes and the odd hillbilly, (Ok so you...

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WIN: THE ULTIMATE USA EXPERIENCE AND A BAG FULL OF BOOHOO.COM THREADS

We really, really hope you guys and gals have already stumbled across this crazy good competition, but for those of you who haven’t or want to know a little more about it, here’s the full low-down.

In short you’ll be winning an incredible USA experience (we’ll touch more on this in a sec), but to set you up nicely for your travels will be a £750 Boohoo.com voucher (say-whaaat!) – We are even struggling to believe this! All you need to do is head over to the competition page and enter your...

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3 THINGS YOU DON’T NEED TO PACK FOR YOUR WORKING GAP YEAR


How are we Real Gap Experience CrewSo this blog post comes from our good friends at Uni Baggage (experts in shipping all your uni or travel needs around the globe), check it…  

No one likes packing. It’s an unpleasant task at the best of times. Even if you’re just packing for a quick overnight stay, the process of sitting down, organising your things, making a check-list and trying to squish it all into one bag is a headache you’d rather avoid.

So, as you can probably imagine, packing for a

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New Orleans, New York and New Adventures

Hi everyone, we've made it home back to not so sunny England and we're missing travelling already! Can't believe it went so quickly! Here's the last leg of our America journey and what's next for us :)

New Orleans couldn't come quick enough. It was great to be able to sleep in a bed, rather then in a campsite! New Orleans is like something out of a film, its amazing. The architecture is beautiful, the food is incredible, even the street signs are cool! We got to the hotel and then made our...

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USA Experience - Part 3

Hi there! Here's the latest from the USA experience. You certainly pack a lot into 3 weeks so be prepared to go on a rollercoaster of sites and experiences on your trek :)

Day 9

Today we headed to Carlsbad Caverns, a national park which consists of cool caves and lots of natural wonders. If you're into geography, then this will be right up your street. As much as I appreciated the amazing nature of it, I was a bit worried about the bats, but then did spend a lot of time wondering if this is...

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USA Experience - part 2

Here's the next installment of the antics that go on when you take part in the USA Experience :-)

Day 5

We're off to the wonder that is the Grand Canyon! After a short-ish drive we all put pillowcases on our heads or other forms of blindfolds on and got walked to the edge so we could have an uninterrupted first look at the canyon, and it was fantastic!! One of the best things I've ever seen!

We got to camp and set up the tents then got ready for a walk round the canyon. Be warned, it gets very...

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A USA Experience - Part 1

Hi everyone! Following our Fiji adventure we were off across the pacific to the hustle and bustle of America! Booked on the 21 day USA experience we had a few days to chill in San Fran before we started in LA.
 
Day 1
Met the group around 7:30am in downtown LA for a quick get to know each other sesh and it was time to hit Hollywood boulevard :-)
We saw the walk of fame, the oscars theatre and the famous hollywood sign.
After it was the start of a long 5 hour drive to VEGAS!
 
To really get to know...
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Why We LOVE America: Top 5

Seeing as though Americans across the board will be getting their Thanksgiving on tomorrow, we thought we'd tell all of you why we're thankful for the USA!

Fast Food, Drive Thrus and Starbucks: Here at Real Gap Experience, our lives seem to constantly revolve around searching for our next meal. The thought of not having McDonalds, KFC and Burger King on the menu sends us into a cold state of shock (although admittedly, we don't have them too often as they're pretty unhealthy, and a balanced...

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