We’d put any money on this: if the whole world could, they’d take a year out to head to Australia. Go on, disagree with us! (We know you won’t). Here in the UK, Australia as seen as ‘the’ place to go to take time out and if we could we’d go for months, if not years. Unfortunately for some of us this can’t be done (we have to keep th RG website going for you lot!) but when I got the chance to take three weeks off to go explore, I couldn’t resist hitting up Aus and packing in as much as...Read More
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You've spent the last 13 years of your life in school, now it's time to ditch off the textbooks. If you've decided not to go to uni, you literally have the whole world at your feet and that is BLOODY EXCITING.
Not sure whether to stick it out at home or go travelling? Check out our amazing one year plan and you'll soon know where you want to be...
The first month in the gap year calendar, and you're about to start your incredible first year in the 'Real' world! We recommend...Read More
Results day, 2014. It’s nearly here (gulp). That little cretin crept up on us BIG time, and now your time to shine has arrived!
We know that during this time of year, it’s very easy to feel a bit alone. And scared. Except for the fact that you shouldn’t do.
Here are our top 6 reasons WHY we reckon you should take on Results Day and give it the what for!
1) We’ve all been there. If anything Results Day 2014 should be the one thing which binds us human beings together. We all know that, in...Read More
Looking to hit the East Coast of Australia this year? RG's Sam has just come back from her year abroad in Aus... so here are her top tips for the EC!
1) Sailing on Whitsundays – This was by far the highlight of my whole trip! After boarding our groups own private yacht and sailing into the stunning clear blue sea, we got to spend the afternoon swimming and snorkelling. We saw hundreds of different fish and sea life and the views were breath-taking. We slept on board overnight and spent...Read More
Entered our MASSIVE competition on facebook? If not, what are you waiting for - head over there stat. (And if you have, here's more about the nine types of traveller we've met on the road...)
The Travelling Friiiiiiiiend - The legend who keeps the operation together. They're good mates, but basically ET (they phone home all the time).
The Know It All - We all KNOW them (probably because they've told us) - they think they know where to go, eat, explore, wee... and usually it's easier to agree...Read More
So, we made it back safe and sound, had the best time and have had a couple of weeks to recover... here's a run down of our highlights from the last 9 months.
1. Elephants in Thailand!
We spent a whole day hanging out with a pack of elephants, firstly going into the jungle and cutting down some bamboo for then, then heading to the elephant show and watching some awesome tricks, nearly getting stood on by one! Then we went to the elephant sanctuary and went for a walk with them getting to ride...Read More
Hey everyone! We are nearing the end of our amazing trip now, finishing off in the Big Apple. Looking back over our travels we have met hundreds of people and made some awesomee freinds. During the trip we have travelled as a pair, as a large group and also individually. If you are planning your own RTW trip and are wondering which is the best option then heres a blog that might help you out.
We predominatenly travelled as a pair for the 9 months so we decided which cities, hostels,...Read More
We all want to look good on our travels, granted. Our FB albums are longing to be packed to the brim with ridiculously impressive snaps from around the world, and the last thing we want to do is hide them all from our timelines!
But in all seriousness, this is real life. If you're going to be backpacking we can almost guarantee that you'll be on-the-go constantly, and the last thing which'll plague your brain will be your clothes! ‘Is this in season?’ should turn to ‘am I in the correct...Read More