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J1 Photo Competition 2017: Submit Your Best Pics For Chance To Win €150 Travel Voucher!

1 min readA picture paints a thousand w̶o̶r̶d̶s̶ summers… The J1 Photo Competition is back! This year we want to find that one picture that perfectly describes what it feels like to stand upon the top of the Grand Canyon, see the New York skyline sparkle at sunset or capture those wild West Coast waves. Everyone is … Continue reading J1 Photo Competition 2017: Submit Your Best Pics For Chance To Win €150 Travel Voucher!

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GRAD VISA STORIES: “I can’t stress just how much this year has changed me and opened my eyes”

Posted a day ago in Career

5 min readHuge thanks again to @raqu3ll3 for sharing her New York experience with us so far. If you missed Part One you can catch it here. You can also follow her own blog, Tales of a Fairy here.

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#JustUSIT: Getting Around Kenya On A Safari Adventure!

7 min readLike most 20-something travel addicts, my hit list tends to be shaped by the latest jaw-dropping vlog on YouTube. Mr.Ben Brown is one of the very best and when his adventures took him to Kenya, my fate was sealed. This was happening! A country full of character, stunning beauty and lots of incredible wildlife … Continue reading #JustUSIT: Getting Around Kenya On A Safari Adventure!

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Camp USA: How Marie Found The Perfect Summer At Camp Pencliffe, Maine

4 min readSpending an entire summer getting paid to have fun, surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the world is a little difficult to do justice in words. Your sense of adventure has kicked in, you’ve trusted your instinct and decided to #JustUSIT. Now comes the payoff… For 2017 Summer Camp Counsellor, @MarieSalova her sense … Continue reading Camp USA: How Marie Found The Perfect Summer At Camp Pencliffe, Maine

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8 Reasons Why Abu Dhabi The Best Stop On The Way To Oz

7 min readFlying through Abu Dhabi? There may have been a time when Irish travellers opinion of stopping over in the UAE capital wouldn’t fill you with any more excitement than the opportunity to stretch your legs and to bask in the glory of a toilet with head-room (6ft3, the struggle is real) before catching your connection. … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why Abu Dhabi The Best Stop On The Way To Oz

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Emerging Austin: The Sun-Soaked Texan Giant Worth Considering

8 min readYeeeeeehaw! Even as recently as a couple of year’s ago, a huge majority of Irish graduates would plum for New York, San Francisco or in some cases Boston to spend their huge year living and working Stateside. A plethora of paid roles, a fast-lane lifestyle, some stunning local attractions and scenery plus the status … Continue reading Emerging Austin: The Sun-Soaked Texan Giant Worth Considering

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Cost Of Living Index: 9 Cities That Have Seen A Huge Five-Year Drop In Cost!

Posted 3 months ago in Asia

4 min readEach year, The Economist launches an in-depth survey which focuses on hundreds of products and thousands of data points to give as accurate a picture of the cost of living globally in the world’s biggest cities. The latest edition has just been published and there have been some huge decreases in the five-year … Continue reading Cost Of Living Index: 9 Cities That Have Seen A Huge Five-Year Drop In Cost!

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4 Destinations You Definitely Haven’t Thought Of Visiting, But Soon Will

Posted 3 months ago in Asia

7 min readIf you’re reading this it means you’re looking for something a little different for your next adventure. You’re an explorer at heart and because of this New York, Cancun, Spain are just not cutting it anymore. Read on as we zone in on four truly unique countries, on four different continents that aren’t swarming … Continue reading 4 Destinations You Definitely Haven’t Thought Of Visiting, But Soon Will

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Luis Vargas’ TED Talk On Travel Is Everything You Need To Hear Today

1 min readIf ever there was an idea worth spreading…     Luis Vargas is a Mexican immigrant, moving to the US with his parents at the age of just 5. Struggling to find his own identity and heritage between two different cultures made Luis feel like ‘a citizen of nowhere’. That sounds like something … Continue reading Luis Vargas’ TED Talk On Travel Is Everything You Need To Hear Today

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You’re Going To Miss A Flight Out Of Singapore…And You Won’t Care!

Posted 3 months ago in Asia

1 min readAn airport is probably as functional as a building can get. When was the last time you were in an airport anywhere in the world that was in any way different to all others? An airport, is an airport, is an airport. Right? Not if you’re flying through Singapore it’s not…

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