Planning a RTW trip: Where to start

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And so it begins….

It finally happened! I finished University a couple of months ago and now the saving and planning for my RTW trip has begun. Now, I’m not going to lie, planning a RTW trip can be very overwhelming – especially when the person you’re going with lives 3 hours away! But here are a few pointers that I’ve managed conjure up as a good place to start.

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My Air BnB experience

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Cheap, unique, a way to meet the locals, and value for money. Sign me up!

Any travel blogger, or travel blog binge-er, has come across the name Air BnB. So, when trying (see: going out of my mind!) to book a hotel in Brighton for one night and unexpectantly being faced with the over whelming prices, lack of rooms, and two-night stay policies, the epiphany of Air BnB struck me.
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The British Seaside: Brighton

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When it comes to beaches I am a lover of clear seas, skin licking sun, cocktails in coconuts and a good book on a desert Island. However, the British sea side offers quite a different, but no less fun, experience. Last weekend a friend and I took a road trip to Brighton to see Paolo Nutini and as soon as we arrived I remembered how much I love it here.

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My RTW travel wants

It’s like a birthday wish list, but for a year-long trip around the world.

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It’s 2.30 pm, I’m wearing pyjamas in bed and I’m feeling very hungover. Yes my readers, I have finished with my dissertation, and within a few weeks I’ll be finished with University altogether!

My months of reading, writing and lets face it, having somewhat of a break down, did not get in my way of some Round The World procrastination. As mentioned in my ‘Where I’m going on my RTW trip’ post, you all know that once the gates of the University pen have opened I shall be taking on a great adventure through Australasia. These are just few things which I have been aching to add to my packing list.

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The Otley Run, Leeds

There’s sightseeing buses, then there’s pub crawls.

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If you like pints, pals and pubs then Leeds is the perfect place for a cheap weekend away. My friends and I decided to move in to our mates’s house for the weekend to celebrate a 21st birthday! And what better way to do than taking on the old age tradition of the Otley run.

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