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A trip to Nepal: Monks and mountains

Nepal is a country that seems to be regularly overlooked compared to other countries in its close vicinity, such as India and Thailand. The country itself is one of the more diverse in terms of culture, wildlife and terrain. Nepal offers some of, if not the best, trekking in the world with the world famous Annapurna circuit and Everest Base Camp treks. The country is very student friendly, the people are naturally some of the most amiable you are likely to meet when travelling.» >

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Tips for Hitchhiking:

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1. Group up. 

 

There is safety in numbers- and if you are female this will relieve some worry about your own safety. Also we found being in a group of three a good thing! It kept up our individual morale and encouraged drivers to pick us up to find out what on earth we were doing!

 

2. Take the essentials.

 

A tent (In case you end up stuck at a service station, also reduces costs), road maps of the countries you travel through, a whiteboard (change your destination if you wait for a while, for example, to a road name, a closer town or a general direction i.e.» >

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Reader’s top destination: Slovenia

The summer is rapidly approaching, although not before the dreaded exams! But, we all need something to look forward to. So why not book a holiday to the Eastern European country of Slovenia? Nestled in between Italy and Croatia, Slovenia makes the perfect summer holiday destination.

It is a country rapidly growing in popularity, yet it remains much cheaper than a number of other European Countries. Therefore it is perfect for students with a slightly bruised bank account from the past year!» >

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