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5 Reasons Why You Should Choose the Lares Trek (and 3 tips from a now seasoned pro!)

Thinking of taking on a Machu Picchu trek in Peru? It's one mean feat, but comes with an abundance of rewards and is an exceptional travel experience. RGE Travel Coordinator, Katie, tells us how she got on with her own trekking adventure high up in the clouds... 

I recently got back from our Machu Picchu Trek and Uyuni Salt Flats trip. This trip includes the chance to go on one of the treks to Machu Picchu and when given the chance to pick one, instead of opting for the famous Inca Trail...

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Nikki - Tips on Travel in South America

As Nikki is brand new to the Real Gap Experience family, we decided to quiz her on her six months in South America, which she did last year. It's safe to say that all of us who haven't been to South America before are now desperate, and those that have want to go again!

Your biggest must do in South America?
 
The Inca Trail – spending 4 days trekking through cloud forests, sub-tropical forests and mountain landscapes was both physically and mentally tiring, but the views were absolutely...

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We LOVE Rio!

Last Friday, the Rio Carnival kicked off in serious style. As travel geeks we’d absolutely love to be there: the partying, the weather, the food and drink, the music- what’s not to like? Luckily for you lot a load of our projects are in Rio, so if you time it just right you could book onto one of our trips in time to catch all of the action for yourself! So, what’s up for grabs? Here’s a selection of some of our sizzling Rio trips:

Brazil Rio Footie Coach- Fancying showing off your skills...

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#YOLO Americano!

We like offering a discount or three here at Real Gap, so we've decided to add the Americas along to our offer-ranks. Cheers! #YOLO

Rio de Janiero’s middle name is ‘party’ (trust us- we know him well; it’s what the Brazilians do best!). Want to party away the festive season? Join our ‘Best of Argentina and Brazil’ tour and you’ll be able to conquer Rio, explore the beauty that is Brazil and tango your way along the cosmopolitan streets of Buenos Aires. Why aren't we over there again?

If like...

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Languages: Simple, serious or scary?

 

As a part of our Real Gap Experience spooky spectacular, we're talking about things that have scared the pants off of us. In this particular chapter, we're going back to school and putting on our bilingual hats...

We all remember it well. School, lessons, taking a language. Becoming terrified of *said* language. Revising our bums off to achieve a half decent grade in *that* language. Chewing our pen lids to pieces in *those* classes. It felt difficult. We felt intimidated.

But after weeks of...

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The Adventure of a Lifetime

Adventure travel is exciting. It’s about adrenaline, it’s about experiences and it’s about making the memories and the stories that you’ll tell for the rest of your life.

Take our Peru Inca Trail trip as an example. Spending seven days trekking through this stunning landscape, you’ll experience sights and feelings like never before. Following Inca traditions and history from Cusco, you’ll pass through the fertile Sacred Valley and then hike to the ultimate Peruvian icon, Machu Picchu. Now...

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