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Planning your travels and after some top tips for capturing the best photos? You’re in the right place!
Your Instagram account has never been more thankful for planning a trip around the world. The stunning beaches, ridiculous views and classic food snaps are all begging to be uploaded! However want to make sure you’ve got the best shot for the optimum number of likes? George is our marketing guru here at Real Gap Experience, and as a lover of all things Instagram she has decided to share...
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...Read More
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
Did someone say ASIA! Just for you guys, we’ve put together a cheeky list touching on seven of the most impressive, culturally rich and occasionally mischievous Asian destinations to firmly stamp on your ‘bucket list'. Y’all enjoy it.
1) Angkor Wat - Angkor Wat is one of our all-time favourite places, not just because it’s all mysterious/sassy/bea-uuuuut-iful, but because we can legit play ‘Lara Croft’ and not feel like a fool. No seriously - as one of the Seven Wonders of the World,...Read More
#MyRealExperience - GoPro WINNER
*Drumroll please*… CONGRATULATIONS LAURA WINTER!!! We LOVE your ‘Hands-Up at Halong Bay’ post.
@laura.winter: Arrived in Halong...
We bet if we were to ask you right here, right now where you wanted to go travelling, you'd be able to tell us. (Go on, give it a go).
From there, how do you feel about travelling around the world? (It's a little bit scary, right?). Wrong, sista.
Once you've put a plan of action in place, done you research and sussed out where you want to go, grab a map and put in all your 'I HAVE TO GO HERE OR ELSE' locations in to the great abyss. This will tell you whether you want to travel round the...Read More
Thinking about travelling abroad over the winter period? If you're not too sure whether to head abroad over the Christmassy period, here's some advice as to how you can facilitate your time away.
Not too sure where to go?
We feel your pain. There's so much choice out there that sometimes it can feel a bit overwhelming to find your perfect travel destination. Need a little hand?
We think you should go to Thailand if: you want to party over Christmas. The Thailand Experience covers both Christmas...Read More
It's September, and it's already cold, windy and wet.
WE'RE FED UP OF THIS ALREADY, OKAY?!
And as we're basically advocates for the sassy things in life like swanning off on an adventure, how travelling's wicked and being brilliant, these are our top 11 reasons as to why you should venture into the great outdoors this winter.
1) You're footloose and fancy free - and being kept house bound for the whole of winter makes you feel like a fugitive/Baby when she was nearly abandoned in Dirty Dancing.
Thinking of volunteering in northern Thailand with us? Past volunteers Melissa and Becky took part in our 'Childcare Volunteers' program and after having such an amazing time, decided to talk us through their schedules in the gorgeous Surin.
8:30 We get picked up by our coordinator (Tuk, she was amazing!) with the other volunteers. It's about an half an hour drive, and if there's a few of you, you get to sit in the back of the truck and enjoy the scenery (and the cool breeze) along the way!