The Gap Year Advice Blog

Top Tips for Packing and Getting Organised for Your Gap Year

Have you heard of the saying ‘prior preparation prevents poor performance? Otherwise know as the 5 p’s? Well, this really rings true when it comes to […]

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Start The Gap Year Job Search with our Top 10 Job Ideas

It’s been a week since the A level results came in and the gap year plans are looking good. However just to warn you in less […]

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Nervous About Exam Results? Make Your Back-Up Plan a Gap Year

The big day has arrived: Exam results day. A day of reckoning for some, and champagne-drenched delight for others. All that hard work, sweat, blood and […]

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10 Cute, Rare Animals To Seek Out On Your Gap Year

We are huge animal lovers over here at The Leap, and try to do as much as we can to help preserve endangered, cute, rare animals […]

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10 Weird and Wonderful Forms of Transport To Use On Your Gap Year

Whilst travelling about on your gap year, there’s no escaping long hours in buses, trains or cars. So, to break up the monotony of these more […]

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South America: How to Get Off the Beaten Track during your Gap Year

When you think of South America, most backpackers automatically think of Machu Picchu, the beaches of Brazil, Rio de Janerio and the beautiful Galapagos Islands. These […]

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Brexit: How your Gap Year Plans will be Affected

With the country in a state of mild chaos after the UK voted to leave the EU last month, I’m sure the question that is nagging […]

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Gap Year in Asia

3 New Destinations for Your Gap Year in Asia

Spending a gap year in Asia is a very popular choice with potential travellers, for the picture-perfect white sand beaches, magnificent temples and delicious street-food. Destinations […]

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