Entries in gap year advice (40)

Friday
Oct232015

A Guide To Choosing Your Perfect Volunteering Adventure

Holidays are coming up, a compulsory internship is part of your course or you might just fancy a career change  – the reasons you may be thinking of volunteering are endless! The journey from the initial idea to being on site as a volunteer is long, confusing at times, and full of pitfalls. It is easy if you just follow simple steps.

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Thursday
Aug282014

9 Things to do before planning a trip

Planning a trip abroad travelling, especially if travelling for extended periods of time or volunteering, can encompass a big range of emotions from excitement to nervousness to downright what the hell am I doing?! The trick is not to let yourself get overwhelmed and tackle things one at a time.

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Friday
Jan172014

How Taking a Gap Year Could Help You Achieve Your Goals

The concept of taking a ‘gap year’ is by no means new, but how can you use one to help achieve your goals?

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Monday
Nov252013

Top 6 reasons to volunteer abroad

Recently, it was Frontier’s pleasure to write an article about volunteering abroad for a foreign blogger and to give some good reasons to choose volunteering for a next travel. Alice our French Marketing Intern wrote a Top 6 reasons to volunteer abroad for the Belgian blog “Un Sac sur le Dos”.

 

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Thursday
Nov142013

Getting the wheels into motion

Organising a volunteering or traveling trip abroad can often take a lot of time, with multiple errands needing consideration. Initiating the wheels, starting the engine and getting the idea moving can be an extremely difficult process; idea to reality is the first hurdle to get over.

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Thursday
Aug292013

8 questions to ask yourself before deciding to volunteer

Regardless of your interests or educational background, there are volunteering opportunities out there for everyone.

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Thursday
Jul112013

4 must read books before your gap year

Every long journey needs a good distraction, and how better to keep yourself amused than to take a journey with some of the best travel writers around? The books below all capture the passion for travelling that is essential to any gap year.

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Friday
May102013

Why take a gap year?

Thinking about taking a gap year but not sure if it’s for you? We’ve narrowed it down though to the best five reasons you should take a gap year.

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Thursday
Dec132012

Should I go to uni?

Deciding whether or not to go to uni can be a difficult decision, with many factors to consider and long-term consequences to the decisions you make.

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Friday
Nov302012

Gap Year Gear: Alpkit.com

Off to travel the world? Want to have a nice light bag and still be comfy? Let the experts here at Alpkit.com give you some help...today we offer some general backpacking advice, from tips on packing to some of the handiest little products to make life that little bit easier.

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Tuesday
Nov272012

Top 5: South Africa Experiences

Picking just five experiences from a country as multi-faceted and fun-filled as South Africa is a bit like being asked to choose which powers you would have if you were a superhero...You’d want them to be memorable, cool, a little bit weird, and preferably require you to wear a caped costume. Taking these criteria into consideration, here are a few ideas for making your time here pretty damn super...

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Tuesday
Jul242012

Interview with a Gap Year Specialist

Today we speak to Gapyear.com's spokesperson and travel guru Macca Sherifi on all things gap year. So whether you're currently deciding whether a gap year is for you, or you're struggling to decide what to do with it, then have a read about someone who been there and done it.

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Friday
Jun012012

Project of the Week: Ecuador Projects

Ecuador is such a great country and we’ve got so many amazing projects out there, from environmental conservation to community teaching. So great is our selection that it proved too tricky to pick just one as project of the week. Therefore, this week we’re going to give you a little taste of a few options open to you in this wonderful country.

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Wednesday
May302012

Kiteboarding in the 2016 Olympics + the top 5 best places to do it!

On the back of the current 2012 Olympics furore, I would like to draw peoples’ attention to one little story that may have slipped through the media net. Kiteboarding, a major passion of mine, has made it into the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

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Friday
May182012

Project of the Week: Indonesia Orangutan Conservation

This week’s project of the week is the Indonesia Orangutan Conservation project. So we thought we’d take a look at this amazing country to bring you all the best things to do, see and eat... 

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