Top tips for group travel

In a couple of weeks time we’re heading to Berlin for a long weekend with a group of friends. I’m so excited, as it will…

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Standing in the way of control

Standing in the way of control

I never really thought of myself as a control freak. I always considered myself to be quite a laidback, go-with-the-flow, kind of traveller. (I can…

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How should I ask for a sabbatical?

How should I ask for a sabbatical?

So, you’ve made your decision to take a career break. Brilliant. Fantastic. You’re going to have the time of your life. But now there’s just…

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Save so you can splurge

Save so you can splurge

As I mentioned in a previous post one of the big differences I noticed about travelling on my 30b430 trip, compared to the ‘traditional’ gap…

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How should I set a budget for my trip?

How should I set a budget for my trip?

It’s all very well getting super-organised about your saving but how much money will you actually need for your career break or sabbatical? Now I’m…

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What is a Grown Up Gap Year?

What is a Grown Up Gap Year?

I caught the travelling bug at the age of 19. It was my second summer at university and I signed up to do Camp America….

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