The Gap Year Advice Blog

Are These Ecuador's Four Most Fascinating Tribes?

Are These Ecuador’s Four Most Fascinating Tribes?

You might know a couple of things about Ecuador. The bananas you buy at Tesco are probably from there (it’s the largest exporter of the fruit […]

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Six Reasons To Start Booking Your Summer Trip Now

Six Reasons To Start Booking Your Summer Trip Right Now

I know exactly what you’re thinking – the summer still feels like it’s miles off! Unless you’re fortunate enough to be travelling anywhere in the southern […]

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Going Travelling? 10 Handy Tips For Coping With Culture Shock

Going Travelling? 10 Handy Tips For Coping With Culture Shock

Our Leapers have just headed out to their gap year travel destinations of choice and amongst feelings of excitement, curiosity and intrigue, I have no doubt […]

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Costa Rica Jungle Zip Wiring - How Travelling Boosts Personal Development

How Travelling Boosts Personal Development

It might sound a bit cheesy but, by choosing to do some gap year travel, you’re embarking on a life-changing adventure that will enable you to […]

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Snowman - Save For Travelling and Do Christmas On a Budget With These Tips

Save For Travelling and Do Christmas On a Budget With These Tips

If you’re planning on doing some travelling after Christmas, chances are you’re probably doing everything in your power to save money ahead of your trip. Unfortunately, […]

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Christmas Presents - Essential Stocking Fillers for the Travel-Mad Backpacker in Your Life

Essential Stocking Fillers for the Travel-Mad Backpacker in Your Life

Are you planning on doing some travelling after Christmas? Perhaps you’re a parent or close friend of someone who is? If that’s the case, this article […]

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Santa Fun Run Volunteering - 10 Ways to Do Your Bit Over the Christmas Holidays

10 Ways to Do Your Bit Over the Christmas Holidays

The Christmas holidays are here! Most of us will have been slaving away at school, university or work – so there’s no doubt you’ll be looking […]

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Panorama Meal - Tanzania's Tastiest Local Dishes Every Traveller Should Try

Tanzania’s Tastiest Local Dishes Every Traveller Should Try

Tanzania is one heck of a country. Home to approximately 120 tribes, it also boasts the largest concentration of wildlife per square kilometre of anywhere in […]

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