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.
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
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
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
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
Program: Australia Adventure Location: Australia (East Coast) Duration: 4 or 7 weeks Australia is a backpacker’s paradise. Travel from Sydney to Cairns with a group of likeminded explorers in Gapforce’s Australia Adventure program. Most Australians live along the coast, which makes the cities a whole lot of fun. This seven week travel experience is full of excitement and wonder; … Read More