How to prepare for travelling

  Have you bagged some fun in the sun, or perhaps taking a gap-year? Whatever you have planned, it can be tricky to get it right the first-time round. Of course, everybody loves spontaneity; yet when it comes to travelling, planning ahead can save you a great deal of time and money. This doesn’t mean planning every little detail before you go, but instead means you’re a little more prepared for adjusting to travel mode. Have you got the right jabs? If you’re travelling outside of Europe, this is one of the most important things to ask yourself before going…

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Travel bucket list

Travelling is a huge part of some student’s lives. Whether it be a gap year that you take, or the chance to go abroad with the degree you have chosen. Travelling is increasing in expense but painfully, other countries are becoming prettier. Hike the Machu Picchu trail, PeruBeing one of the new seven wonders of the world, an expedition like this is bound to be on a bucket list.High up on a mountain ridge above the sacred valley, archaeologists believe that Machu Picchu was an estate built for the Inca emperor, Pachacuit. Built in around 1450, the ancient ruins are also…

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Don’t know what to do after school?

Sounds familiar? As the end of school approaches, thousands of students are putting more and more pressure on themselves to decide what they want to do next year and beyond, with the view that if they make a mistake now, they’ll end up in some dead-end career. Here’s the ultimate checklist to put your mind at ease:Choose something you want to doYour Physics teacher might be telling you that the best university degree for you is Physics, and that you won’t get a job without it. The most important thing about choosing your university degree is doing something you want…

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5 Tips to stay safe on your gap year

 Packing up your belongings with the prospect of adventure on the horizon for 3 months, 6 months or even a year is one of the most exciting feelings you’ll ever experience. The opportunity to explore new places, sample local cuisines and cultures and enjoy a little sunshine are just some of the reasons so many of us pack up and travel the world each year.Whilst an incredible time, we do sadly hear of the stories where travelling plans have gone so terribly wrong. However, with some forward planning and keeping in mind some safety tips you can stop your holiday…

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5 Things to Do on Your Gap Year

A gap year isn’t just an opportunity to laze around for a year whilst you decide which path you want to take next. It’s the opportunity to learn and grow as a person and discover your passions. It’s a year in which incredible memories can be made for life, it’s the chance to take a year to discover who you are and prepare for your life ahead.Deciding to take a gap year is a big decision no matter what age you decide to take a year out and it isn’t something you should decide to do simply because everyone else…

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