Posts tagged with ‘travel’

  • Why travel? An exploration of the mentality of travelling the world, and the benefits that come along with it.

    Many people might just associate travel with holidays, and getting away from it all for a week or two to relax somewhere nice, or do something exhilarating. However, all travel, however big or small, is inherently decided by an ideology about why we want to travel. This is different for everyone, and some people may have a solid understanding of why they want to travel, for others they might not be able to quite put their finger on it; they just know they love it.

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  • Exploring the world: comparing different types of travel

    When it comes to travel, the possibilities are endless. With 197 countries and over 10,000 cities in the world, there are a whole host of places to try, and experiences to be had. But as well as the destination, the type of holiday can really affect the experience you have. Most people are accustomed to weekend breaks, or short stay holidays of about a week. These usually consist of staying in the same location, often a city, for a few days (usually over the weekend), and exploring this area and sometimes attractions around it.

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  • Backpacking around different Continents

    Backpacking is a low-cost way of travelling which includes visiting many different locations in one trip whilst carrying around your possessions with you and staying in accommodation such as cheap hostels and lodges. It’s a unique way of travelling that is mainly done independently and by people aged 20 to 25 who make up about 2/3 of the people who go backpacking and can be a great way to experience many different cultures.

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  • Interrailing Around Europe

    The interrail is a unique way to travel around the continent of Europe, it’s a train pass that allows you to travel using almost all trains in Europe which allows you to see the entire continent using just one method of transport. The pass covers 33 countries giving you the availability to choose between 3000 different destinations by simply showing your pass on your phone and hopping on the train. The interrail can be a more cost-effective and efficient way to travel for someone who wants to experience a lot and see numerous different locations.

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  • Benefits and Challenges of a Gap Year on Mental Health

    The amount of people taking a gap year to travel is increasing, research by Teachingabroad showed that 56% of students that take a gap year travel during that time. A gap year is normally taken before a major change in life such as going to university, starting a new job or having a baby but anyone should consider time to travel at any stage of their life.

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  • Heatwaves and Being Safe in the Heat

    When we plan a holiday a lot of us are looking for sunny weather and high temperatures, the most popular holiday destination for people from the UK is Spain due to it being mostly nice weather and can be a cheaper holiday compared to other destinations. Spain’s average summer temperatures in the months of July and August are high temperatures of 36 degrees Celsius and lows of 17.

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  • Planning a Trip to California

    California is one of the most diverse states to visit in the United States due to being the home of beaches and the coast, national parks, busy cities and a range of cultures so is a bucket list destination for many people. Planning can ensure you get the most out of your trip and see the areas of the state that best suit you!

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  • Travelling on the New York City Subway

    New York City is one of the most popular cities for tourists due to its reputation for its amazing landmarks, shopping opportunities and energetic atmosphere. Due to how large the city is it has something for everyone to enjoy, from the peaceful walks in Central Park to the enormous crowds of shoppers in Times Square and the best way to ensure you get to experience everything is by using the subway. 

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  • Rainbow over the water

    Travel round up: USA to open borders, changes to the traffic light system and more

    There’s been a lot going on in the world of travel recently. Some good, and some bad. However, it’s mostly been great news as restrictions continue to relax around the world. Keep reading to get up to date with the latest news.

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  • Crystal clear Austria waters

    Travel Safety Advice Based on Our Survey Results

    Based off of the responses we got from our recent survey, we wanted to provide you with some of our best advice for areas of travel a lot of people felt unsure about. This guide will cover going through the airport security process, feeling more comfortable flying, who to contact and where to go in an emergency and travelling from the airport to your accommodation.

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