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IEC Working Holiday Permit 2015 – hints and tips

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Getting an International Experience Canada (IEC) Working Holiday Permit is somewhat akin to securing tickets to the World Cup Final. The visas are snapped up really quickly and lots of people miss out every year. However do not fear, we…

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Top travel blogs to watch in 2015

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As a gap year and travel specialist organisation we enjoying writing daily blogs…but we also enjoy reading travel blogs! Here is a list of 16 travel blogs that we think are the ones to watch for 2015…   #1 Time…

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Prince William’s fight against illegal wildlife trade

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Prince William made an inspiring and thought provoking speech on the 8th December at World Bank regarding the illegal wildlife trade…     Prince William is very passionate about wildlife and this passion has spiralled from a number of experiences, including his gap year…

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Malaria Rates Drop by 54%

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There has been some great news today published in the WHO World Malaria Report. In the last ten years there has been a 54% drop in the number of people dying from malaria in Africa and a reduction of 47%…

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