Helping You Plan A Great Gap Year...
Gap years continue to enjoy great popularity in the UK. Whether these years are spent in the UK or abroad, in volunteer placements or travelling for pleasure, they require a great deal of research and planning, not to mention care while travelling, to ensure that they go well. So if you're planning one, make your gap year one to remember with our information on where to stay, what to do and what to take with you.
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Accommodation
Accommodation: Staying in a B&B, Living in a Dormitory, Couch Surfing During Your...
Eco Travel
Eco Travel: Environmental Volunteering Opportunities Abroad, Environmental...
Gap Year Destinations
Gap Year Destinations: Travelling Around the UK, Travelling to New...
Gap Year Transport
Gap Year Transport: Travelling by Motorbike, Travelling by Sea on Your Gap Year, Renting...
Healthy Travelling
Healthy Travelling: Nutrition and Health While Travelling, The Importance of Proper...
Planning Your Gap Year
Planning Your Gap Year: Gap Year and Your Education, Benefits of Doing a...
Questionnaires
Questionnaires: Questionnaire: Is Joining a Tour Right for Your Gap Year?, Q...
Safety When Travelling
Safety When Travelling: Drugs and Travelling, Hitch-Hiking and the...
Travelling Costs
Travelling Costs: Jobs Abroad That Will Help Fund Your Gap Year, Savings Accounts for...
Travelling Essentials
Travelling Essentials: Coping With Cancelled Travel Plans, Packing For...
Working Abroad
Working Abroad: Au Pair Jobs, Visas for Gap Years, Conservation Placements, Teaching...
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  • elifgul
    Re: Teaching Abroad
    Dear Author, I'm writing to let you know that I want to participate voluntarily in your institution's work. In this context, I would like to give…
    11 October 2018
  • mplo
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    Listen, AnonAnon: I disagree with you here. As I pointed out earlier on this thread, hitchhiking crimes are rare, because very few…
    20 September 2018
  • mplo
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    To jesse and AnonAnon: Just because there are more cellphones and other methods of calling for help if one gets in a nasty,…
    20 September 2018
  • DJ Reu
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    There are People who are oppsessed with hitchhicking just because they want to save money and others don't have a choice but to…
    2 January 2018
  • Seb78
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    @mplo - whenever a person hitchhikes it can't be a comfortable ride. The person who is giving the lift will always be wondering…
    10 August 2017
  • mplo
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    to AnonAnon: To say that more people get hurt or killed while crossing the street is a totally BS non-sequitur and off the…
    10 August 2017
  • mplo
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    To Lady Hitchhiker: If you get picked up by decent and/or loving people that you don't know when you hitchhike, that's anybody's…
    10 August 2017
  • RiverMan
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    @Speaking from experi - you've made some great points. They are a good balance between being careful and responsible and trusting…
    16 June 2017
  • Speaking from experi
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    As an experienced hitchhiker I must say, almost all of the reactions below are understandable, from a certain point of view. I…
    2 June 2017
  • Vem Caindo
    Re: Reporting a Crime Overseas
    You should also mention that in some countries being a victim of a crime constitutes as a crime itself. For example, in Saudi Arabia…
    13 April 2017
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