Entries in #gapyear (78)

Thursday
May282015

Most Wanted Travel Destinations

With a world so vast and varied in landscape and agriculture, it’s no wonder it’s a difficult task trying to decide which country is the most popular. Vote for your favourite destination here!

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Thursday
May212015

5 Epic Gap Year Destinations 

Are you looking to go on a gap year instead of studying further or going straight to work? Maybe you want to do it but can’t find a place you love? Well that’s why Into the Wild is here to help and show you five of the best locations for gap years around the world!

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Monday
May182015

Cartoon Animals in Real Life

Most of us would’ve grown up with cartoons and taken a particular liking to the animals the artists drew. From Winnie the Pooh to Scooby Doo we all have our favourites! The best thing some people on the internet do is recreate scenes from these movies using lookalike animals and it makes the cuteness scale tip over! Here are our top 5 cartoon animals in real life.

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Thursday
May142015

Take the leap: Travel to find your Career Path

Perhaps you have just finished school and you’re eager to “get started with your life” and move on to bigger and better things – to finally do something. It may seem like the time to start is now or never, and that if you don’t get a head start then you’ll forever be stuck in some sort of vague undefined vicious circle… But don't panic we're here to help!

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Thursday
May072015

Everything you need to know about Fundraising

Are you looking for a travelling adventure but not sure if you can afford it? Into the Wild has created a guide on fundraising and the best way to get your expeditions sponsored! You will be able to venture out and make amazing memories travelling around the world and not have to worry (as much) about the financial aspect. So here it is everything you need to know about fundraising!

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Wednesday
May062015

Quiz: What Type of Volunteer Travel Should you do?

Do you have wanderlust running through your veins but can’t decide which path to take? You don’t know whether to work with wildlife, go on an adventure trail or maybe volunteer as a teacher. If you need to make a decision and can’t take this quiz to find out whether you are destined to be in the water or trekking through the jungle!

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Tuesday
Mar242015

Tips for Mastering your GoPro

These days GoPro action cameras are everywhere and it’s not without good reason. These little cameras are a great photographic gadget for any situation; they are especially perfect for travelling. If you’re off travelling and have a GoPro to take with you, here are some handy tips to make the most of it.

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Thursday
Feb262015

Gap Years: Time for a Good Idea

Let's get one thing clear to begin with: good grades are important.  Of course they are.  However, life is as much about experience as essays, yet these days there's far too much pressure in schools to get students straight into university, then straight into a job after graduating.

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Tuesday
Feb102015

So you want to be a: Full-time adventurer

Here are a few tips for those who want to take their first steps into a world of extremes, a place where the office chair has been replaced by mountain climbing and river rafting. Are you in?

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Wednesday
Jan282015

Round the World: How to book the best tickets

“I am going to see the world!” Well, good for you. The question is: How do you go about it? It’s not only about time; it’s also about money, planning, and having the right attitude. Not one traveller is similar, so let’s take a look at the different options open to would-be travellers keen on seeing everything.

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Friday
Jan232015

8 ways to cure wanderlust without travelling

Travelling has kept you happy for years, but what do you do when you suddenly realise it’s time to stay home for a while? Here are a few tips that will help you cure your wanderlust without even having to leave your home.

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Wednesday
Jan212015

Into the wild meets: This American Girl

Camille Willemain is the founder and writer of This American Girl, her travel blog relating her adventures since she left her American life behind to travel the world. In February 2012, the desire to travel got into her, and apparently hasn’t left her since! We interviewed her to learn more about her life of “snorkelling, yoga, and dance parties”. 

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Tuesday
Jan202015

5 Countries To Visit in 2015

So you want to travel this coming year, but you still don’t know where to go? Let us give you a few ideas and put you on the right track to find your dream destination! Here are five countries we think you’ll want to visit in 2015. Whether you want a bustling metropolis or white sand beaches, we have it all!

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Thursday
Jan152015

Dying Languages: Do We Need To Save Them At All?

As of 2014, there are more than 6,000 languages spoken around the world. However, half of these are ​​estimated to become extinct by the end of the century, which would prove an irreplaceable loss for all of humanity. In the UK alone, Celtic languages including Cornish, Manx, Scottish Gaelic and Irish Gaelic may soon disappear, but why is it that we should preserve them?

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Tuesday
Jan132015

Great thinkers who surfed the gap year wave

Your mum and dad might only have bad things to say about gap years, but what they didn’t know is that many great thinkers kick started their intellectual journey abroad. Sometimes there is just nothing better than to polish your Einstein brain far away from home and wander into the heart of unknown lands. Let’s take a look at the great list.  

 

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