The Gap Year Advice Blog

How to Make Your Gap Year Relevant to Your Degree

How to Make Your Gap Year Relevant to Your Degree

‘Do I take a gap year or do I go straight to university?’ is a question that many school leavers ask themselves, and it can prove […]

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Eight Strategies to Secure a Perfect Gap Year Ski Season

Eight Strategies to Secure a Perfect Gap Year Ski Season

Summer is almost over (sob!) and Autumn is just around the corner, meaning there are only a couple of months left before ski resorts across Europe […]

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The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year in Australia



The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year in Australia

A study by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has found Australia is the most sought-after destination, followed by New Zealand and the USA. It […]

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The World’s Most Remarkable Caves to Explore on Your Gap Year

The World’s Most Remarkable Caves to Explore on Your Gap Year

Planet Earth is full of remarkable places worthy of any gap year. But have you considered venturing beneath its surface into the deep, dark world of […]

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Seven Epic Spots For Gap Year Surfing You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Seven Epic Spots For Gap Year Surfing You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

There are several gap year travel destinations across the globe that are renowned for surfing – Australia, Indonesia, South Africa and Hawaii to name a few. […]

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Southeast Asia vs South America: Which is Better for a Gap Year?

Southeast Asia vs South America: Which is Better for a Gap Year?

They are two of the most popular gap year destinations at the moment, and for good reason. The culture, landscapes and experiences on offer are second […]

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Five Exciting European Gap Year Destinations

Five Exciting European Gap Year Destinations

If you’re one of the many readers of this blog that’s currently planning a gap year, it’s likely you’re dreaming of travelling to far-flung exotic places, […]

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The 10 Hottest Nightlife Spots in Havana, Cuba

The 10 Hottest Nightlife Spots in Havana, Cuba

Often deemed as the most musical nation on the planet, Cuba’s rich cultural mix combined with its dedication to the arts makes for an incredible variety […]

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