Landlocked at the roof of the world, Nepal was a land of mystery before its borders were opened to the rest of the world in the middle of the 20th Century. Now it welcomes visitors with a characteristic friendliness and charm. Although most famous for mountaineering (containing 8 out of the 10 highest peaks on Earth), there is so much … Read More

Coral reefs only count for 1% of the whole surface of the ocean but are home to more than 25% of sea-dwellers. They can be compared to our big cities – just under water. Koh Tao hosts many of these “big cities”, each with their own characteristics, making them the ideal location for scientific research in the marine conservation field. … Read More

Deciding that you’re going to go travelling is the easy part. Working out where you’re going; how you’re going to get there; how you’re going to use your time and stay safe and happy while you do so can strain your brain if you’re not a seasoned traveller with harem pants and a backpack plastered with country flag patches.

Gap Year in South America

What currencies are needed to travel in South America? When you plan to visit several countries in South America you can, in a positive way, look forward to get to know a lot of different currencies. Not a single one of the local currencies is really well known around the world. Ever heard of the Paraguayan Guarani? The variety here … Read More

Australia Adventure 2019

Planning a trip to Australia? Well mate, you are going to need to learn a few things before you visit. Buckle up for an ancient land full of urban wonders. Australia is uniquely unexpected and a delight for the senses.

Coral Nursery

Problem description A coral reef encloses its eco system like a protective barrier and ensures with this to provide a living space for thousands of different sea dwellers. Young fish are growing here, crabs are finding a protective natural resort in its caves and gaps. When corals die, it sets off a chain reaction. This also means sooner or later … Read More

CostaRica

Program: Costa Rica Adventure Location: Costa Rica Duration: 3 or 4 weeks Every year close to 3 million tourists visit Costa Rica- that is the equivalent to the size of the entire population! These days a trip to Costa Rica seems to be on everyone’s bucked list: if you are one of the lucky many that are planning to visit … Read More

southeast asia explorer

Program: Southeast Asia Explorer Location: Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam Duration: 4, 6 or 8 weeks Southeast Asia is among one of the most magical regions on Earth. These countries are jam-packed with stunning beaches, historic temples, thriving jungles and bustling cities. Travel here is enjoyed by first-timers to expat backpackers, as there really are unexpected surprises for everyone to enjoy. Before … Read More

Marine Scientist Training

Program: Marine Scientist Training Location: Costa Rica, Quepos Duration: 10 weeks If you have a deep passion for the underwater world, like to explore this environment and want to get active in conserving it for the future, Gapforce Marine Scientist Training is the right program for you.

Costa Rica Marine Conservation Training

Program: Marine Conservation Training Location: Costa Rica, Quepos Duration: 4 or 6 weeks If you have a passion for the underwater world, would like to explore this environment closer in depth and want to get active in conserving it for the future you have found the right program. Located in the beautiful beachtown of Quepos, Costa Rica, with Gapforce Marine … Read More