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Ultimate Guides

Written by our expert travellers, our Ultimate Guides are articles and features on perenially popular gap year and backpacker topics. Browse the list below to find something that catches your eye, or use the search facility to the right of your screen to find a guide which is particularly relevant for you and your gap year planning. Remember that you can find gap year jobs, voluntary placements, and year out ideas by exploring our sections on jobs, volunteering and ideas.


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Great Canadian Train Journeys

Is there a better way to see Canada than by train... possibly not.

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Top Tips: Europe

Our top ten tips on a gap year or summer tour of Europe

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Stay Healthy, Stay Safe - The Basics

Our guide to staying safe and healthy on your gap year.

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South East Asia - When To Go

Our guide to the best time to go and what to expect weather wise!

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Beaver Fever, Bears and Sasquatch - What to Look Out For

One or two things to "bear" in mind when trekking through Canada.

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Australian Rhyming Slang - Learn the Lingo!

Check out some Aussie slang you may need on your trip

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How to Choose a Safari

Our guide to choosing a Safari, one of the most popular holidays for gap year adventurers of all ages!

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