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7 reasons you should travel India on your Gap Year

When choosing where to go on your Gap Year, you’ve probably got some key things that a country needs to offer, whether it’s blissful beaches, full moon parties, world famous monuments, epic trekking, life-changing volunteering projects or, quite simply, really cheap beers. Want all of the above? Pfft, no problem. We’re now going to convince you, in 7 simple points, that India is the place to travel on your gap year.

1. India is a proper culture shock

Taj Mahal
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The most EPIC skydives from our Twitter followers

A few weeks ago we asked you guys to #throwback to ‘that time you skydived’ and OMG there were some pretty hair raising pictures tweeted!

So here are some sky dive #throwbacks from our twitter gang. Brace yourselves…

@claregordge

@claregordge

Sky diving in the adventurous Oxfordshire!
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Showcasing the winners of National Geographic’s Travel Photographer of the Year.

Showcasing the winners of National Geographic’s Travel Photographer of the Year.

You’ve taken 20 shots off the same landscape for the last 15 minutes, feverously try to make your best mates look like they are having fun, and appear to like each other. Throughout the constant smiles, pouting, peace-signing and eye-closing, you’ve settled on a group shot that everyone is relatively happy with, whacked on a filter and written a seemingly hilarious caption with an inside group joke as a hashtag. Budding photographer in the making hey? But before you expect a call from National Geographic – you might want to place your eyes on their winners of Travel Photographer of the Year, might put your holiday snaps to shame…

Grand Prize Winner, Photo by Anthony Lau, in Inner Mongolia.

Photo by Anthony Lau, in Inner Mongolia.
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The best views EVER from our Twitter followers!

A couple of weeks ago we asked you guys to #throwback to your favourite view from your travels and oh my, you didn’t disappoint! You lot have seen some seriously beautiful sights in your time and we thought they were simply too good not to share.

So here are some stunning travel #throwbacks from our twitter gang. Feast your eyes on these….

@_DanielleWatson

 Tegenungan waterfall, Gianyur in Bali

Image: @_DanielleWatson

Tegenungan waterfall, Gianyur in Bali

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69 thoughts everyone has while on a Contiki Tour!

You haven’t lived until you have experienced a Contiki tour. Who is ready to go down memory lane?
69 Thoughts on a Contiki Tour!

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