The Gap Year Advice Blog

Tiger Safari - What Is Ecotourism? The Golden Rules for Backpackers by The Leap

What Is Ecotourism? The Golden Rules for Backpackers

The great and the good talk all about ecotourism as the holy grail of travel and something we should all strive for in our globe-trotting. But […]

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Handstand in Africa - Volunteer Work in Africa: Read this Post and Change Your Life! by The Leap

Volunteer Work in Africa: Read this Post and Change Your Life!

At some point in our lives most of us have thought: ‘I’d like to give something back’. Many of us have felt this way in particular […]

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View from an Aeroplane Window - Must-Visit Locations For Any Gap Year Itinerary by The Leap

Must-Visit Locations For Any Gap Year Itinerary

So you’ve finally convinced your parents that you have good reasons to go on a gap year. Now the only thing left is for you to […]

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Mt Kilimanjaro - 6 Incredible Gap Year Ideas You Can Thank Me For Later by The Leap

Gap Year Ideas: 6 Great Ones You Can Thank Me For Later

Keen readers of this blog will know that one of the major difficulties school leavers and students planning an extended break often face is inspiration. Because […]

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Meeting New Friends - 5 Reasons To Go On A Gap Year Adventure by The Leap

5 Reasons to Go On a Gap Year Adventure

Have you just finished school and fancy a break before heading off to university? Or perhaps you’ve completed your first year and fancy a bit of […]

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Borneo orangutans - Conservation Jobs by The Leap

A Foolproof Guide for Finding Exciting Conservation Jobs

Is it just me, or do you too sit on the sofa watching the likes of David Attenborough or Tom Hardy (no hardship there) racing about […]

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Volunteering hands - Volunteer Now by The Leap

8 Reasons Why You Need to Volunteer Now

Gratifying, humbling, insightful, life-changing… these are all words Leapers have used to describe the act of volunteering. But they’re all just abstract words, meaningless jumbles of […]

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Dog walker - Summer Jobs by The Leap

The Essential Guide to Summer Jobs for Students

Whilst your first instinct might be to head off on a sun-filled adventure, summer is the perfect time to get a job and save money.  Adventures […]

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