The Gap Year Advice Blog

Volunteer Project in the Spotlight: Prem Nivasa

Volunteer Project in the Spotlight: Prem Nivasa If you haven’t already seen I was lucky enough to spend the last two weeks in Sri Lanka visiting […]

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The Best Summer Interrailing Routes

Interrailing – a Gap Year rite of passage. It’s also a great way to forget about the A-levels and to enjoy an education free summer before […]

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Top 10 Extreme Activities to Enjoy on your Travels

Accessible yet extreme activities to get the blood-pumping during your worldly travels… This blog is for the thrill seekers out there. If you’re not sure if […]

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Easter-Time Traditions Across The World

While you’re stuffing your face with hot cross buns and hordes of chocolate eggs, what’s the rest of the world up to? It probably feels like […]

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10 Tips for Dealing with Culture Shock

It’s almost inevitable when you’re halfway across the world… Culture shock is a weird one. I used to think it was made up and simply home-sickness. […]

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How Does My Travelling Tribe Do A Gap Year?

Travellers are a diverse species, so find out what your clan is getting up to… If you spend enough time on the road you’ll come to […]

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5 Reasons to Learn the Local Lingo

Even just a few words in the native tongue will get you a long way… Learning a language can honestly be fun when you’re not sat […]

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Earth Hour: How To Get Involved

Help make as much noise as possible for action on climate change… This Saturday – 25th March. Millions of people, businesses and landmarks around the globe […]

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