The Gap Year Advice Blog

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

The big day has arrived: Exam 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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10 Cute, Rare Animals To Seek Out On Your Gap Year

We are huge animal lovers over here at The Leap, and try to do as much as we can to help preserve endangered, cute, rare animals […]

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10 Weird and Wonderful Forms of Transport To Use On Your Gap Year

Whilst travelling about on your gap year, there’s no escaping long hours in buses, trains or cars. So, to break up the monotony of these more […]

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South America: How to Get Off the Beaten Track during your Gap Year

When you think of South America, most backpackers automatically think of Machu Picchu, the beaches of Brazil, Rio de Janerio and the beautiful Galapagos Islands. These […]

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Brexit: How your Gap Year Plans will be Affected

With the country in a state of mild chaos after the UK voted to leave the EU last month, I’m sure the question that is nagging […]

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Gap Year in Asia

3 New Destinations for Your Gap Year in Asia

Spending a gap year in Asia is a very popular choice with potential travellers, for the picture-perfect white sand beaches, magnificent temples and delicious street-food. Destinations […]

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3 Top Trending Destinations for A Gap Year in Africa

A gap year in Africa is definitely back in the game as a top backpacking, gap year destination, after fighting off its tarnished image of yesteryear […]

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African Elephant

Asia, Africa or South America? Which is better for Backpacking?

Exams are over, the partying has started (surely) and the time for planning the future gap year or imminent summer is upon you. But where to […]

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