1 in 5 Millennials Think a Gap Year Will Set Them Back in Their Career

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Over 80% of millennials in the US have thought about taking a gap year, yet very few do. Gap years are the norm for lots of millennials around the world. However, the concept of setting time aside for travel after graduation, or even between jobs, is not as popular among Americans. Topdeck Travel decided to dig deeper and conduct a research study to get a better understanding of why so few Americans choose not to take a gap year. Even though nearly a quarter (22%) of Millennials think that a gap year is an experience everyone should have, far less than that will take a gap year during their life. So, where’s the disconnect?

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What’s the Strangest Food You’ve Ever Eaten?

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I asked travel bloggers – what’s the strangest food you’ve ever eaten?
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Every culture and country offers a unique culinary experience. It’s one of my favourite parts of travelling. The world’s favourite foods are diverse. What some people consider a completely normal food in one country, would make people from another country stop in their tracks. While it’s easy and comfortable to stick with familiar foods, it’s always more exciting to try something new. I’ve had some interesting foods during my travels. Snake soup in Hong Kong, eel in Vietnam and Kangaroo and Emu pizza in Australia. I wanted to ask other world travellers what was the strangest food and/or strangest dining experience they had while travelling.
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Cheers to the brave travellers who are willing to step out of their comfort zones and try something new! Are you brave enough to try….

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London’s Top 5 Rooftop Bars for Summer 2017

London Rooftop Bars

Summer is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate the nice weather than to enjoy a pint with friends at a local bar! We spoke to London resident and bar enthusiast Liam to find out which London rooftop bars are a must visit this summer.

If the last week or two are anything to go by, London is in for a scorcher of a summer! Given that the old-fashioned London pub: thick carpets, oak panelling, roaring fire – are not conducive to summer-time fun, that means that we need to find somewhere more suitable to enjoy a drink or two.

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San Pedro Belize Attractions: Ambergris Caye Travel Guide

San Pedro Belize
San Pedro Belize attracts tourists and snowbirds from around the world to its turquoise waters and white sand beaches. San Pedro is the heart and soul of the island of Ambergris Caye. It is the city that inspired Madonna’s famous song La Isla Bonita (the beautiful island). The island now labels itself “La Isla Bonita” on signs across the island.
 
“Last night I dreamt of San Pedro … tropical the island breeze. All of nature wild and free. This is where I long to be.”

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Park Hopping in San Diego: 3 Wonderful San Diego Parks

San Diego Parks

San Diego, California is highly urbanised and people here usually live a fast-paced life. However, there are still many spaces dedicated specifically for people to tone things down and unwind. Filled with parks, San Diego seems to have mastered creating opportunities that benefit a work-life balance. There are many beautiful San Diego parks to explore, check out three of the best below.

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Combining Health and Travel: Stay Healthy While Travelling

Healthy While Travelling

It’s important to stay healthy while travelling, especially if you are travelling for long periods of time. Staying healthy can help prevent you from becoming sick and can help ensure you feel great during your trip and don’t feel guilty when you get back home.

Efi, founder of healthy living and travel blog EFI.MK and student of International Relations in Greece shared her tips to staying healthy while travelling.

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