Top 10 Backpack Accessories

Once you’ve chosen the travel backpack you want to take with you on your gap year, you may want to consider buying some accessories to accompany it. From security products such as locks to keep it safe and secure through to covers to keep your backpack dry in the outdoors and damage-free during flights, backpack accessories can […]

Top 10 Reasons to Take a Gap Year

Whether you’ve just received your A-Level exam results, graduated from university or are at a point in your career where you feel it’s time for a change, a gap year may well be the next step for you. So we’ve put together 10 reasons you should consider taking a gap year before you head for university, full time […]

Top 10 Gap Year Gadgets

When it comes to packing your bags for your gap year, you’ll need to make sure you’ve got all your clothes, medication, tickets and other backpacking essentials to keep you going during your trip. Once you’ve got all the essentials checked off your list, you may want to consider investing in a couple of handy travel […]

Top 10 Backpacking Essentials

When you’re living out of a backpack for several months, you need to ensure that you have all the essentials stashed away, without going overboard and packing everything but the kitchen sink! While you need to minimise on the amount of gear and clothing you pack, having certain items with you is essential. We’ve put […]

Top 10 Travel Packing Tips

For first-time backpackers, it can be a challenge to squeeze all your must-have items into a backpack that’s compact and lightweight enough to carry. Here are our top ten packing tips to send you on your way… 1. Buy a suitable pack First off, you need to find the right backpack for your trip. Buy […]

Top 10 Travel Jobs

If you love travel and you’ve always wanted to find a job that will fund your passion, check out our top ten travel jobs for some inspiration… 1. Travel writer Becoming a travel writer is perhaps one of the most appealing travel-related jobs out there, and there are a whole host of opportunities for those […]

Top 10 Travel Apps

With new travel apps emerging every week, we try to pin down the most useful ones out there – whether you want to look up flight times, check out hotel reviews, send a virtual postcard, hike mountains, or translate the local language! 1. FlightTrack – for live flight data If you travel by air a […]