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    Essential UK life admin to tackle before you travel full-time

    When you’re on your way to quitting your job and going full-time travelling, it’s likely that all you’ll be thinking of is trip-planning, destination-browsing and clothes-buying. However, there are a few life admin tasks before you travel full-time that we’re…

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    What to pack for travel photography

    Want to make the most out of your camera on your next trip but not sure what you pack for travel photography? Aside from being quality, travel photography equipment needs to be as light and versatile as possible.

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    How easy is it to eat gluten-free in South America?

    If you're gluten intolerant or coeliac, it can be difficult to maintain a GF diet in South America. Here's a brief breakdown of what to expect from typical foods in each country, & useful Spanish phrases.

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    Why this is the best era for travel of all time

    We’re a long way from the days of expeditions to discover and conquer exotic parts of the world untouched by [European] human hands. We’re a long way from the days of the rich upper-classes being able to hire their own…

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    What to look for in a hostel in South America

    Never backpacked before and feeling a little overwhelmed by the huge number of hostels on booking sites? This guide is here to help you get to grips with what you should be looking for in a hostel in South America…

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    What to look for in a Workaway to volunteer abroad

    More and more, we’re coming across travellers who are volunteering their skills (or just their willingness to contribute) abroad in order to extend their travel time without breaking the bank. While there are many services and agencies out there who…

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    What to look for in a night bus in South America

    If you travel for more than a few weeks in South America, chances are you’re going to encounter a night bus at some point. For us, it was the sole use of transport for 14,000km, from Uruguay to Colombia. Without…

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    Learn from our travel mistakes

    From getting back with an ex who resembled Hagrid to hitting “Reply All” when joking about a colleague with your office BFF, we’ve all made our fair share of mistakes. However, big mistakes when you’re travelling can lead to some…

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    Planning a route across South America

    We always knew we wanted to travel in South America, but that's a pretty big region, and at first the thought of planning a route felt more overwhelming than choosing which colour wire to have on my braces when I…