Can you Travel and Reduce your Carbon Footprint?

Here at Gapforce we are constantly seeking ways to lessen our impact on the environment, reduce our carbon footprint and become more Eco-friendly. We are also equally determined that participants on our programs, whether they be trekking to Everest Base Camp or volunteering on a private game reserve in South Africa, contribute to a more Eco-friendly environment and make steps … Read More

Safety Abroad – Gapforce passes BS 8848 compliance

Safety and customer satisfaction are our guiding principals at Gapforce and we are delighted to share the news that we have recently passed an external assessment of our operating standards, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to both safety and good practice. Understanding Risk In order to mitigate risk, it is first of all important to understand it. Ventures that include adventurous … Read More

Gapforce wins Top Tour Provider of 2019!

Hot on the heels of our recent award as Top rated Gap Year Provider 2019 by Goabroad.com, I am delighted to share some more exciting news that we have won a second award for our work in 2019. This time the Community Choice Award for the Top Tour Provider of 2019 in the orgnisation category from Go Overseas: “Winners of … Read More

Gapforce voted Top Rated Gap Year Provider of 2019!

Here at Gapforce, we are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Top Rated Gap Year provider of 2019 at Go Abroad! We pride ourselves on high levels of service and customer satisfaction so we are thrilled to have these efforts recognised by Goabroad.com based on the positive reviews written by our customers. We would like to take … Read More

Expedition leader training

Know Before You Go: FAQS, Expedition Leader Training

Program: Expedition Leader Training Location: UK, Costa Rica, Panama Duration: 16 weeks   The Expedition Leader Training Course has a lot of moving parts and a huge number of important considerations, and the build-up to such an adventurous undertaking can seem daunting and fraught with uncertainty. Here we’ve put together our answers to seven of participants’ most frequently asked questions, … Read More

Malia Obama Gap Year

What Does Malia Obama’s Gap Year Mean for Americans Everywhere?

It was the Early May Bank Holiday over the weekend, here in the UK. For our US readers that aren’t familiar with what that means – it’s a big deal. Bank holidays mean offices close and the weekend is longer (yay!). But this particular bank holiday is known for officially welcoming Summer and