I made the decision to take a gap year in 2015 whilst in my last year of A Levels, when I was declined by all five of the universities I had applied for to study midwifery due to a lack of work experience. I was actually pretty relieved…
I had been lucky enough to go on a number of ski holidays with my family as a kid and knew from the start that skiing was my favourite thing in the world! As long as I can remember I had wanted to take a Gap Year after college, so naturally, I spent both years there thinking about nothing else but a ski season!
Anyone who has recently been considering taking a gap year in South America or travelling to any region of Central America or the Caribbean in recent months has undoubtedly been advised of the potential new health threat – The Zika virus. The Zika virus has made headlines globally due to its rapid spread. At first these headlines may indeed sound alarming, but what’s the … Read More
For an extraordinarily long time, Australia has been one of the most popular destinations for people to go on their gap year. Whether it is a gap year before university or a gap year later in life, all ages and stages will meet you in in the land-down-under. Australia offers the stability of a familiar western country (not to mention English-speaking) … Read More
We’ve been running gap year programs in The Bahamas for over 15 years, and in that time it’s fair to say we’ve learnt a lot about how to have an amazing impact through marine conservation efforts, whilst also having the time of your life.
Read on for mangrove swamps, pristine coral reefs, sharks and a huge variety of marine habitats…
Costa Rica is one of those incredibly special destinations that entices travellers of all kinds. Based in the heart of Latin America, Costa Rica has something for everyone. With a plethora of attractions, varied landscapes, culture and wildlife – get ready to be blown away by the best beaches in the world and waterfalls to die for. In case you can’t tell, we’re … Read More
Winter is coming. If you’re taking or planning a gap year, one of your decisions is how to schedule the year to make sure that you utilise the time correctly. If you’re doing work experience for part of the year, it may be to save up your spending money before going abroad to partake in volunteering or backpacking. Alternatively, you … Read More
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