Entries in gap year (187)

Wednesday
Aug162017

Can We Guess Your Next Trip Based On Your  Eco-Knowledge?

Think you know your Arctic Ice Cap from your Tundra Biome? Test your eco-knowledge and we'll guess which project is your next!

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Tuesday
Aug152017

Top 5 Cities To Visit In  Africa

With over 54 countries, Africa is a continent with so much to see - where do you start? From bustling bazaars to magnificent medinas, here are our top 5 cities to visit in Africa:

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Friday
Aug112017

Top 5 Greatest Railway  Journeys

Trains are more than cheap and practical vehicles; travel writer Paul Theroux once said, "I have seldom heard a train go by and not wished I was on it" and we agree! Some of the most alluring destinations can be visited by train so read on to discover 5 of the world’s greatest rail journeys!

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Friday
Jul282017

5 Things To Do On A Long  Flight

Are you buzzing for your next trip abroad but can’t bear to think about that dreaded long-haul flight? Don’t worry – most people are in the same position! Read our top tips for keeping busy on long aeroplane journeys:

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Friday
Jul142017

Top 5 Secluded Summer Retreats 

From Alaska to Bhutan, we're here to give you a list of some of the most beautiful secluded retreats to head to this summer! Whether you want solitude amongst the wilderness or to wander secluded city streets, there's bound to be something here for you.

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Monday
Jun262017

5 Destinations for  Snorkellers

Snorkeling is one of the most popular marine activities amongst travelers and with good reason! Our projects in Tenerife, Fiji and Belize are only 3 of the places that a passion for snorkeling can take you. Here are our top destination finds for your best and most diverse snorkeling experiences…

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Wednesday
Jun152016

QUIZ: Which Adventure Activity Should You Try? 

Who doesn't like a little bit of adrenaline and adventure in their life? Well, with today's quiz you can find out exactly that! Have a run through it and find out which Adventure Sport you should have a go at!

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Monday
Apr112016

50 Reasons To Volunteer

Have you ever thought about making a difference? We live on a beautiful planet that has the capability of surprising us again and again. To take in this entire world, you need to become a part of it! What better way is there to do that, than offer an extra hand where help is needed?

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Friday
Apr082016

5 Things To Remember To Do On Your Travels

There’s a lot to consider when travelling around the place. You have to budget, organise visas, transport, injections, manage local currencies, remember to pack everything you need and find somewhere to stay. That’s a lot of stuff. Why not then add a few more things to the list!

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Thursday
Apr072016

The 10 Most Inspirational Volunteer And Travel Quotes

People travel for different reasons, but one way you can give your travel meaning is by also volunteering while you are abroad. We encourage every one of you to get out there, explore the world and make your own adventures, memories and most importantly – make an impact.

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Wednesday
Mar232016

QUIZ: What Type Of Volunteer Travel Should You Do?

There are so many different experiences to have while traveling and volunteering abroad! If you can't choose between working wildlife and marine creatures or maybe teach children English versus going on a trail, this quiz will help you make a decision so you can get on the road to your perfect traveling experience!

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Monday
Mar072016

It's A Language Bridge Not A Language Barrier

Learning the language has to be the marmite of the travelling experience. Some hate it, some love it. On the one hand it can be an added stress to the organising of a trip, on the other it’s a way of getting stuck into a country.

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Friday
Mar042016

True Traveller Trivia

How worldly are you? Today's newest Traveller quiz will put your globe-trotting knowledge to the test!

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Monday
Feb222016

Ode To The Ocelot

The world’s big cats are arguably its most iconic animals. The lion, leopard, cheetah and jaguar fill up our wildlife documentaries and photographs as well as many a local myth and legend. But there are some smaller wild cats that deserve some love too. The Americas are full of them, so let’s focus on one in particular: The Ocelot.

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Monday
Feb012016

An Introduction To The Zulu

Travelling is more than just self-formation; it’s about meeting others and the different forms of exchange and interaction that ensues. What draws you to a place may be the fantastic sights, but what keeps you there, brings you back and remains forever in your memory is the people.

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