The Gap Year Advice Blog

Shopping In The Dark: A Guide To The World’s Best Night Markets

Shopping in the Dark: A Guide to the World’s Best Night Markets

Night markets might seem like a strange concept at first. After all, why would you want to browse a market when you can barely see anything? […]

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Five Untouched Beaches in Borneo You Seriously Need to Visit

Five Untouched Beaches in Borneo You Seriously Need to Visit

Covering an area of roughly 287,000 square miles, Borneo is the third-largest island in the world and home to a stunning stretch of coastline. Many of […]

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Eight Awesome Places to Go Backpacking This Spring

Eight Awesome Places to Go Backpacking This Spring

Rejoice! We’re over halfway through February, meaning spring is almost upon us. And, whilst this change of season doesn’t necessarily imply that the British skies will […]

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Five Exceptionally Romantic Places to Visit in Madagascar

Five Exceptionally Romantic Places to Visit in Madagascar

Valentine’s Day. Love it or hate it, it’s a nationwide phenomenon that’s almost impossible to avoid. So, rather than trying to do so, why not use […]

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Ten Of The Most Beautiful Spots To Go Horse Riding

Ten of the World’s Most Beautiful Spots to Go Horse Riding

There are many ways to see a country’s sights – by train, from an open top jeep, on foot or perhaps by bike. None of these, […]

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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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