The Gap Year Advice Blog

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Travel Vaccination Advice: Which Ones Should You Get?

Passport got stolen? It can be replaced. Left your wallet in the hotel? You’ll get a new one. Travel insurance may be able to replace your […]

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The Best Gap Year Destinations to Explore in April

Spring has sprung, the end of the grey weather is upon us, and many of you will be thinking about starting your gap year travels this […]

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Six Awesome Gap Year Programs That Lead to Paid Work

Six Awesome Gap Year Programs That Lead to Paid Work

School’s almost up and you’re so close to completing those darn exams that it’s making you feel all anxious (a feeling I remember well) about the […]

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What Does Your Choice of Gap Year Destination Say About You?

Where you choose to explore on your gap year says a lot about you… We all know that the deepest depths of the Amazonian jungle certainly […]

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How to Pack the Perfect Gap Year Backpack

It’s never too early to start preparing your gap year backpack. Remember the old adage ‘failing to prepare is preparing to fail’? Well it happens to […]

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Bon Voyage: How to Painlessly Leave Behind Home, Family and Friends on Your Gap Year

No matter how many times you leave, no matter how much travelling you’ve done, that airport goodbye is never easy. It’s most certainly the hardest on […]

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How to Find the Right Volunteering Opportunity for You

How to Find the Right Volunteering Opportunity for You

Volunteering is without a shadow of a doubt one of the BEST things you can do on your gap year. It sounds cheesy as hell, but […]

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Taking a Gap Year: 7 Convincing Reasons Why This Is the Year

Taking a Gap Year: 7 Convincing Reasons Why This Is the Year

It’s that time of year, the weather is grey, dull and miserable and we are wishing we were anywhere but stuck here in England. For many […]

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