The Gap Year Advice Blog

The World’s Top Cycling Routes for Gap Year Travellers

The World’s Top Cycling Routes for Gap Year Travellers

Travelling by bike can totally transform the way you see a country. Rather than rushing from A to B, head down in a book or fast […]

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Six of the Best National Parks to Visit in Costa Rica

Six of the Best National Parks to Visit in Costa Rica

Costa Rica may be small, but did you know that this peaceful, sun-drenched corner of Central America boasts more national parks per square mile than any […]

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Seven Unique Festivals Across the Globe Guaranteed To Liven Up Any Gap Year

Seven Unique Festivals Across the Globe Guaranteed To Liven Up Any Gap Year

The ever-increasing popularity of festivals, whether they’re music, art, food or animal related, inspired me to compile a list of some of the world’s weirdest and […]

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Animal Fanatics Will Love These Five Amazing Travel Activities

Animal Fanatics Will Love These Five Amazing Travel Activities

Love travel? Love animals? Fancy combining the two? Well there are several ways in which you can, from safaris in the Serengeti to horse treks in […]

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Six Awesome Gap Year Programs That Lead to Paid Work

Six Awesome Gap Year Programs That Lead to Paid Work

School’s almost up and you’re so close to completing those darn exams that it’s making you feel all anxious (a feeling I remember well) about the […]

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How to Find the Right Volunteering Opportunity for You

How to Find the Right Volunteering Opportunity for You

Volunteering is without a shadow of a doubt one of the BEST things you can do on your gap year. It sounds cheesy as hell, but […]

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The Best Countries to Visit for Chocolate Tasting

The Best Countries to Visit for Chocolate Tasting

Chocolate: a food that’s consumed by people of all ages and nationalities, the reason for which is simple – it’s damn delicious. And whereas many travellers […]

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Anyone Visiting South Africa Should Try These Outrageous Extreme Sports

Anyone Visiting South Africa Should Try These Outrageous Extreme Sports

As well as being famous for its abundance of wildlife, going travelling in South Africa offers an array of exciting activities that draw adventure-seeking tourists from […]

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