The Gap Year Advice Blog


Drama-Free Gap Year: How to Survive Backpacking With Your Best Friend

We all love our best friend… We’ve done lots to remember with them and we’re super excited to head out to wherever it is we’ve decided […]

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How to Travel When You Have No Money

It’s the #1 reason would-be gap year travellers think they can’t embark on some epic worldwide trip… You don’t have enough money, therefore you can’t go […]

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Beat Jet Lag Whilst Travelling on Your Gap Year With These 10 Easy Steps

As many of you know I have had the pleasure of spending the past week in the US… I’ve been attending the gap year fairs and […]

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Namibia’s Eight Hidden Gems Every Gap Year Traveller Should Visit

Imagine a country so large that it has a land mass the size of Germany and Spain combined, but contains only 2 million people and has […]

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Overcome Homesickness on Your Gap Year With These 5 Simple Strategies

Being far away from the ones you love can cause anxiety in even the most seasoned of solo adventurers… You’re headed off travelling on your gap […]

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10 Movies You Should Watch Before Travelling The World

Movies are a great way to inspire, motivate and bring to light unique places in the world… Whilst the Oscar nominations have started to flood in, […]

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Follow These Easy Steps to Learn a Language on Your Gap Year

“A…cerveza….please…” We’ve all been guilty of heading out for a tipple at a local bar whilst travelling only to realise we know the word for beer […]

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10 Gap Year Locations You Didn’t Know Existed

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page… With Christmas over and the beginning of the year promising rain, […]

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