The Gap Year Advice Blog

Girl Sits on Beach at Sunset - How to Beat the Post-Travel Blues by The Leap

How to Beat the Post-Travel Blues

Those of you that are already well-travelled will know how tough it can be to return from the trip of a lifetime and slot right into […]

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Guy Fawkes Mask - 5 Lessons Guy Fawkes Can Teach Us About Gap Year Travel by The Leap

5 Lessons Guy Fawkes Can Teach Us About Gap Year Travel

Can you feel it? Guy Fawkes Night is coming. A celebration that sees people of all ages waving sparklers, gawping at fireworks and chomping on toffee-coated […]

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Sitting on Tabletop Mountains - 5 Hidden Gems Most Backpackers Miss in La Gran Sabana, Venezuela by The Leap

4 Hidden Gems Most Backpackers Miss in La Gran Sabana, Venezuela

La Gran Sabana, or to us English-speaking folk,’The Great Savannah’, is located in the Southeastern corner of Venezuela at the border with Brazil and Guyana. Remote […]

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Girl with Monkey on Arm - What Is Conservation? by The Leap

What Is Conservation? The Four Main Types Uncovered

If you’ve been looking into gap year options recently, you’ve probably heard the word ‘conservation’ being thrown about quite a lot. Perhaps you’re wondering: what it […]

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Friends Jump for Joy on Beach as The Leap Becomes American Gap Association Member

Big News: The Leap Is Now a Member of the American Gap Association

This week we’re celebrating, as it’s been confirmed that we are [insert drumroll here] the very FIRST company in the whole of the UK to become […]

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Sea Turtle Underwater in Madagascar - Want A Job In Wildlife Conservation But Can't Get Started? by The Leap

To People That Want A Job In Wildlife Conservation But Can’t Get Started

Chances are that, if you’re reading this, you consider travelling the world to be one of your main interests. You probably have at least a passing […]

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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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