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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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Four reasons you need to do the Sydney Intro

Want to explore Australia as part of your gap year or paid work option (er, yes!). Here are three reasons why you NEED to add the Sydney Intro to your travel wish list. At just eight days, you’ll embrace life down under (HELLO BBQs!), make life-long friends and get to grips with arranging paid work abroad. Plus did we mention you can learn to surf?!

Read on for our top four reasons why YOU should join the Sydney Intro trip.
 

1. Watch this video. If this doesn’t make you want to explore Sydney...

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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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Top Places to Travel in 2016

So it’s that time again guys, everyone is thinking ‘new year, new me’ – so what’s 2016 got lined up for you?

As much as we completely agree with all these New Year resolutions to better yourself, get healthy and get motivated, we also want to drop this bombshell into the mix - why just stick to home soil?! How about you experience something completely new this year, shake things up a little, NO… a lot!

Grab that passport and get ready as we’ve put together a list of THE best travel...

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