Sophie is currently travelling with Real Gap Experience (yeah buddy!) hitting up Thailand, Cambodia and Australia on a year's travel plan. Sophie is also giving a lot of her time to community volunteering so we'd like to say a massive well done and a huge thanks for this great blog post (one for all the foodies out there!)....Read More
With the arrival of Black Friday and the recent #manonthemoon John Lewis Christmas advert (love it!), we’ve been getting all excited for the festive season and wondered how we could add to this excitement but also fill you in with some useful travel information?! Well here you are people… this blog is all about the different Moon parties you can experience whilst out in Thailand! "How does this have anything to do with Christmas and Black Friday?" I hear you ask... Allow us to explain.Read More
Tempted to road trip your way around the USA? Before you grab that passport make sure you’ve swatted up on our top 5 films to watch before heading to the United States! Whether you’re wanting to road trip your way through all 50 states, party it up in Las Vegas or experience the bright lights of New York City - these blockbusters will provide you with some inspiration but also give you a bit of common ground with the locals (we hope).
Before we start this epic tale of GIFtastic greatness it...Read More
With all this USA and Boohoo competition hype we thought it would be wise to give you all a little bit of a background check on this amazing country. Here’s a list of 10 must do’s during your time in the US of A – this really was a tough one as there are literally SO many great things to see and do.
Before we start let’s get those perceptions right! Some of you guys might have the US down as being recognised for some hectic concrete jungles, cali surf dudes and the odd hillbilly, (Ok so you...Read More
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...
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