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20 trips to do in your 20s

Written by Aj & Bianca

We are two young Australian sisters who threw caution to the wind and set off on an adventure of a lifetime. After saving and planning for a year we took the plunge and began our world travel in January 2016.

We know it can be very overwhelming planning a trip when there are so many incredible places to see and experience, so we have put together a list of the top 20 trips to do in your 20s to help make your decision a little easier.

Himalayas
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Richard McCor’s Paper world!

Richard McCor came up with the idea of trying to make Big Ben look like a wrist watch by using a paper cut-out. When a passer-by smiled and said he should do more – he hasn’t looked back! Check out his unique take on the world and see if you can have a go… all you need is paper, scissors and a camera – get cutting!
Stratosphere Butterfly

Stratosphere Butterfly
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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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