Entries in gap year (181)

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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Thursday
Jan282016

The World's 5 Oldest Cities

The number of people each year who choose their city break based on how old and rich in history the place is must be enormous. Rich in culture, architecture and often fine weather, these sorts of places are a tourism moth to a flame. But which is the oldest of the old? Well, here’s the list.

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Tuesday
Jan262016

How To Get Over Your Travel Worries

For first-time and inexperienced travelers, the idea of packing up and leaving for a foreign land can be daunting. Of course, there’s plenty to worry about, but none of those niggles are worth giving up the chance to see the world. Take a look at a few tips that should help you get your foot out the door.

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Thursday
Jan142016

The Best Viewing Platforms In The World

The world is beautiful – and even more beautiful from above. There some amazing places to get breathtaking views; some are manmade, some in the middle of nature.

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Thursday
Jan072016

The Signs That Prove You Are A Real Traveller

Once you have embarked on your first ever trip, you will be sure to get the travel bug – the excitement of take-off to a new destination to the first experience of the smells and impressions of a new country. With one trip, your outlook on life can change and you become a traveller.

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Thursday
Oct292015

How To... Purify Water

If you’ve ever been travelling in the back of beyond, you’ll be familiar with the usual ways to purify water—purification tablets, chlorine or iodine tinctures, that kind of thing. But how do you keep yourself hydrated if you’re stranded somewhere without even these basic supplies?

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Tuesday
Oct272015

5 Tips For First Time Travellers 

Travelling for the first time is many things: fun, exciting, thrilling, but also scary, and nerve-racking with all the planning and things to consider. With a little help from an experienced traveller and a few simple tips and tricks though, it suddenly becomes a whole lot easier.

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