The Gap Year Advice Blog

Man on Bike Going Travelling - - The 10 Best Gadgets to Pack on Your Travels by The Leap

The 10 Best Gadgets to Pack on Your Travels

With all the excitement that comes with planning a trip abroad, many people get a bit carried away packing things they’ll probably never use and neglect […]

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Students Trekking in Ghana - Plan My Gap Year: How to Prepare in Five Simple Steps by The Leap

Plan My Gap Year: How to Prepare in Five Simple Steps

You’ve finished school, your exam results are in and you’re thinking to yourself: ‘What now? Where can I go? How do I plan my gap year?’ […]

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There Is No Planet B - What Is the Definition of Sustainability & What's It Got to Do With Me? by The Leap

What Is the Definition of Sustainability & What’s It Got To Do With Me?

In the last decade, ‘sustainability’ has become the watchword of development professionals and politicians thinking responsibly about the future. Sure, it sounds like a great idea. […]

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Girl competes in Tough Mudder challenge - Ideas to Raise Money for Charity by The Leap

Have You Considered These Awesome Ideas to Raise Money for Charity?

So, you’ve decided to put your (or, to be more precise ‘other people’s’) money where your loud mouth is and raise some funds for a good […]

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Students Get A-Level Exam Results - Nervous About Exam Results? Make Your Back-Up Plan a Gap Year by The Leap

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

The big day has arrived: A-level 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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New Zealand Visa - Shall I Find Paid Work Abroad or Just Travel? by The Leap

The Eternal Gap Year Dilemma: Shall I Find Paid Work Abroad or Just Travel?

So you’ve come to terms with the fact you’re taking a gap year. YAY! But now you find yourself deliberating every gapper’s dilemma… should you try […]

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Bartender Preparing a Flaming Cocktail - How to Find Jobs Overseas by The Leap

How To Find Jobs Overseas: Everything You Need To Know

So, you’ve decided you want to pack your things, head overseas (hopefully to somewhere more exotic) and experience the wonders of working abroad. Or you’re at […]

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Happy Child Learning - The Essential Guide to Teaching English Abroad by The Leap

The Essential Guide to Teaching English Abroad

Did you know that you are in possession of a skill that is extremely valuable? And no, I’m not talking about your ability to touch your nose with […]

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