Backpacking Essentials: The Beginner’s Guide to Adventuring Overseas

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

Backpacking South America: Your guide to crossing the continent

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

Backpacking Australia: Where to Go & What to See?

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

Case Study: Costa Rica Coral Nurseries

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

Know Before You Go: FAQs, Costa Rica Adventure

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

Know Before You Go: FAQs, 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

Know Before You Go: FAQs, 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.

australia adventure

Know Before You Go: FAQS, Australia Adventure

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

Europe Tour Paris

Know Before You Go: FAQS, Europe Tour

Program: Europe Tour Location: UK, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands Duration: 2 or 4 weeks   Ever heard anyone say, “last summer I went traveling around Europe. It was one of the best things I’ve ever done!”? If you’re in need of a little adventure before, during, or after college, then a European summer may to be … Read More

everest base camp trek

Know Before You Go: FAQS, Nepal & India Adventure

Program: Nepal & India Adventure Location: Nepal, India Duration: 4 or 8 weeks   With Gapforce’s adventure travel program in Nepal and India, it’s time to think big. From giants of the animal kingdom like elephants and rhinos, to the Everest Base Camp Trek, to the vast and varied landscapes of India and the bustle of its metropoles, there is … Read More