Entries in gap year (202)

Monday
Oct162017

5 Amazing Movie Locations 

Films can be the ultimate form of escapism; you can immerse yourself in the drama of someone else’s life and experiences and visit exotic locations and sometimes even other worlds all without leaving your sofa. In this article we tell you how you can visit these locations for real!

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Monday
Oct092017

Top 5 Jaw Dropping  Beaches

The vastness of our planet is reflected in its beaches, and there is a setting for all. From the tranquil stillness of remote Island tides, to roaring waves of Northern lands, here we explore the top 5 breath-taking beaches across the globe in, all their different forms:

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Tuesday
Oct032017

Top 5 Nocturnal  Species

There are many animals that stalk and scamper through the darkness of night and sleep during daylight, their behaviour is often a mystery, as the lack of light makes them hard to observe. In this article we talk you through 5 of the most interesting nocturnal species!

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Monday
Oct022017

5 Benefits of Teaching  Abroad

Whether you’re a seasoned traveller, have spent some time studying abroad, or are yet to leave your hometown, teaching abroad is an unmissable experience. It gives you the chance to make a real impact to local communities, all whilst making lifelong friends and either valuable teaching experience or a TEFL Qualification – you get to travel the world and come back with more than you left with, what more can you want? Here are 5 reasons you should teach abroad:

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Thursday
Sep282017

Snow leopard – endangered to  vulnerable

Recent studies looking into population numbers of the snow leopard (Panthera uncia) have revealed that their numbers are increasing across their range. In this article we discuss whether this is cause for celebration and take a look at what is needed for the survival of these big cats in the future.

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Tuesday
Sep262017

Nature’s Greatest  Travellers

While some animals live in roughly the same area for their entire lives, other species need to move around in order to survive. This article takes a look at some of these animals that show extreme endurance and embark on journeys that put even the toughest marathon runners to shame.

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Monday
Sep252017

5 Cool Travel  Careers

If travelling is one of your passions in life you might be wondering how you could turn it into a career and potentially make it a lifestyle. There are many careers out there that allow you to travel the world; here we talk you through 5 of the best!

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Thursday
Sep212017

The Dark Secret of Ghost  Fishing

It may sound like some kind of paranormal leisure activity but ghost fishing is actually a devastating by-product of human fishing practices.    

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Wednesday
Sep202017

The dark side of wildlife  souvenirs

Everyone likes to buy souvenirs to bring home with them after their travels; they can be a great way to remember your trip. However, some of the souvenirs on offer around the world have a dark secret and could be seriously harming the local wildlife.

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Tuesday
Sep192017

5 unbelievable Natural  Phenomena

The world is full to bursting with cool goings on. Such a richly diverse planet is loaded with things to marvel at and scratch our heads over. We humans have a strange misconception that we know a lot as well and the natural world is one of those topics we’re convinced we’ve got covered. That’s not always the case though, like in the case of these natural phenomena…

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Monday
Sep182017

Top 5 underappreciated  species

There are certain species of animal in the world that constantly appear on wildlife documentaries and are known for being cute and charismatic. However there are countless other species that are often ignored and remain under the radar when it comes to awareness. Here we take a look at 5 underappreciated species!

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Thursday
Sep142017

Travelling The Silk  Road

For many, the term “The Silk Road” evokes the image of a myth-laden landscape on whose path many legendary figures have trodden: from Marco Polo to Kublai Khan, its terrains have seen the migration of goods and ideas across the centuries. Why did it end and what does it look like today? Read on for our modern-day guide to the Silk Road!

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Tuesday
Sep122017

The charismatic megafauna  problem

Charismatic megafauna – a.k.a. cute, recognisable and fluffy (mostly) animals - have become the customary flagship species for most conservation groups and steal the spotlight when it comes to media attention.

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Monday
Sep112017

5 things you can do to attract wildlife to your  garden

As well as large-scale conservation projects, it’s also important to help wildlife at a local level. There are so many things you can do, even with a small space, to attract wildlife to your garden, here we talk you through five of the best ideas!

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Monday
Sep042017

Country Profile – Trinidad and  Tobago

This Caribbean twin-island offers electric nightlife, an annual Carnival and some of the best experiences that the natural world can offer – Trinidad and Tobago remains unchanged by tourism and is therefore replete with an unspoiled beauty that is rare in most islands nations.

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