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6 Reasons NOT To Go To Thailand

WARNING. The following content is to be read with great concentration and respected in the highest regard.

If you have ever considered travelling to Thailand this blog contains critical information on why it is not a good idea and you should simply stay on home soil, experiencing what you have already experienced so many times before… Here are just a few of the legit reasons not to go;

 

  1. IT'S A COMPLETELY NEW EXPERIENCE TO HOME
    With so many diverse landscapes, Thailand literally proposes a whole...
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Where To Travel, Summer 16.

Spring is officially here! Time to dust off that outrageously big backpack, clean out the trusty water bottle and frantically attempt to secure your visa or expiring passport before you head out!

To kick start your summer in the right direction, we wanted to give you guys a little treat with spring rolling in (probably these early summer vibes making us a little crazy)…

Introducing the Real Gap Experience SPRING SALE!!! You can bag yourself up to 25% OFF our most popular travelling...

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Thailand Footage - Derpid

THAILAND!!! The place where backpacking dreams are made into reality (just check this footage). Who doesn't want to set foot on Thailand's beautiful island beaches, walk with elephants through lush jungles or taste the distinct flavours served up in Bangkok's floating markets?!


Found below is some great footage taking you on a backpacking journey through Thailand. In these short videos you'll start off in Bangkok, exploring the sites of the city, trek jungles in Sangkhlaburi, swim in the...

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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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Backpack Europe This Summer

Summer is officially on the way (and we can't wait!). In just a couple of months Europe will come alive with bright, warm evenings where the possibilities are endless.
 

We’ve got so much love for Europe, and rightly so, it has everything from buzzing cities and incredible food to picture perfect coast lines with rolling hills (did we mention the night life?!). Europe is often overlooked for its backpacking potential and it's SUCH a shame as its bang on many of our doorsteps! 
 

What are you...

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New Zealand Conservation Volunteering

New Zealand is home to some of the most breathtakingly beautiful backdrops in the world! What we often don’t realise is the hard work that goes on behind the scenes in conserving these amazing landscapes.

We all love to gaze upon gorgeous scenery, directing our camera lens to capture the stunning surroundings and it’s great we are so appreciative! With this blog we can all learn a little more about what goes on behind the scenes to upkeep these spectacular places of natural wonder.


We caught...

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Volunteering in a Nepalese Monastery

We catch up with Zhenya who travelled to Nepal spending her time volunteering abroad as a teacher. What made this experience even more special was the fact she was teaching monks in a Buddhist monastery, located at the base of the Himalayas!
 

Zhenya just so happens to be an incredible photographer - although very modest about it! When the photography from her trip came to us we couldn't believe just how well she had captured the beauty and spirit of Nepal, so naturally we had to share with...

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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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