Tag Archives: Just for Fun

Ultimate Gapping Guide to Pinkpop Festival

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Revellers at the Netherlands music festival Pinkpop

Pinkpop festival carnage! Creative Commons Licence: DeFries

The Netherland’s largest outdoor rock festival, Pinkpop, kicks off on June 11 with Coldplay, Foo Fighters and Kings of Leon headlining. How best to go about getting in on the action? Read More

Four Great Reasons to Take a Gap Year

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Me with some of the friends I met in Belgrade (we got on so well we went to Exit festival together)

It’s morphed from something indulged 17-year olds took before heading to Oxbridge into a change from the norm for school-leavers, uni students, career breakers and beyond.  For all those tempted by a gap year, here are four great reasons to push your decision-making towards that big, fat YES… Read More

Five Alternative Ways of Keeping in Touch While Travelling

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Asian delivering a postcard.

Nothing says I love you more than a postcard sent by a bespectacled psychopath - Creative Commons Licence: Lucius Kwok

Keeping in touch on your travels can be a bit of a drag. That long list of gloating Facebook statuses? Nothing compared to the day you’ve just had scaling the temples of Angkor Wat. How to keep everyone back home in the loop without relying on a computer? Read on: Read More