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Last Minute Summer Holiday Trips

Looking for a last-minute summer adventure? Check out these fantastic trips around the world!

These adventures are all short enough to fit into your summer holiday but still pack a punch that’ll leave you with millions of amazing summer memories.

Don’t waste your days off lazing around the house watching repeats of Love Island. Book one of these trips and make this an incredible summer to remember!

 

Thai Experience (18-29 days) 21st July, 24th July or 27th July 2018

Discover beautiful Thailand...

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5 Things We Love About The Philippines

We recently sent RGE Marketing Assistant, Hannah, out to the Philippines (alright for some), to put our 12-day Philippines Island Hop trip through its paces. Here's how she got on...

The Philippines has been on my bucket list since I originally travelled through Asia four years ago but I just haven't had the time (or money!) to go, until now – but it was well worth the wait. It has to be one of the most beautiful and friendly countries I’ve visited (and the constant sunshine was a real bonus...

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Top 7 Coolest Things to do on an Airport Layover

Airport layovers, much like flip-flop blisters and backpack strain, are one of the small inconveniences travellers have to endure as part of the whole world-exploration package, but they needn't be a chore – especially if you're fortunate enough to be stopping at one of the airports below. Not sold on the idea yet? Check out our top seven and find out how an airport layover can be just as much a part of your travel adventure as the rest of your trip.     

 

1. Vancouver Airport International,...

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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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New month, new trips!

It’s been a great start to 2018 so far, and as we edge into to sweet sun-shiny summer months in the UK, a few new destinations have been on our radar, so we thought we’d give you the lowdown on some of our latest new trips… 

 

1. South Africa Horse Riding & Volunteer Experience

If you’re into your horses, there’s now a hot new riding experience on our books in sunny South Africa. Head on over to the heart of the beautiful Mpumalanga province and stay at an equine lover’s dream, surrounded by...

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An unBALIevable trip

Cheeky monkeys, tranquil temples, unforgettable sunsets…Bali really is a dreamy travel destination. Our Bali Beach Blogger, Cai Paige, gives us the low down on his unforgettable week in Indonesia.

Fancy following in Cai’s footsteps? Check out our Bali Beaches trip!

 

Day 1: Arrival in Bali!

I got into Denpasar airport almost 20 hours after leaving London, raring to see the best that Bali had to offer. Arriving the night prior to the tour was stress free, as Real Gap had arranged for me to be...

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Where will Harry and Meghan go on their Honeymoon?

Let’s face it, there’s nothing more British than a good old Royal wedding and if you’re not feeling patriotic then at the very least it’s an excuse for a few drinks in a beer garden! Well, we couldn’t help but notice that Harry and Meghan are yet to announce their honeymoon destination and although we’re pretty sure that the newlyweds won’t fancy a gap year, we couldn’t help but speculate which of our trips would be perfect for the Royal pair...

 

Namibia Desert Elephant Conservation

Namibia is...

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7 things NOT to pack when backpacking abroad

It’s time. You know that trip you booked ages ago, the one you’ve been counting the months, days, and hours down to? Well, it’s happening. Like. Really. SOON. So, in the hope you’ve sorted flights, travel insurance, up to date passport, money, visas, vaccinations and the like, you should probably now focus on what you’re going to be lugging around with you while you’re off on your adventures.

 

Firstly, make sure you’re kitted out with a decent backpack. The trick is to go for something that’s...

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Top 5: South Africa Garden Route Highlights

Ever wondered how we manage to put together such awesome group trips? It’s because the team at RGE are travellers, just like you, and to make sure you have the best time on your trip we regularly go and check out the programmes ourselves (it’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it!). RGE Travel Advisor, Emma, has just got back from South Africa – check out what she got up to below.

If you want to experience a bit of everything on your travels, then I would definitely recommend travelling...

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28 Days, 12 Countries: My Grand European Adventure

Our European trips come in all shapes and sizes, and we think they're some of the best travel experiences around, but you don't need to take our word for it. Real Gap Experience customer, Kristina, told us what she got up to on her recent Grand European trip - keep reading to find out all about her awesome 28-day adventure...

 

Setting off

We set off at 6am this morning. I had set my alarm for 5:15 so naturally I'm awake at 3am! Last night was a great chance to meet a few of the group and it...

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