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: Staying in a B&B, Living in a Dormitory, Couch Surfing During Your...
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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...
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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...
Latest Comments
  • Hitch-Hiker
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    Having thought this over, I’ve realised the reason this post is so annoying is because of the stupid “safe vs. dangerous” binary…
    16 January 2020
  • Hitch-Hiker
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    “hitchhiking puts travellers at the mercy of others” Yes. Unlike bus travel where you obviously know the driver and the other…
    14 January 2020
  • Gone_Hitchhiking
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    Haha nice I think I feel so lucky right now as in over two years hh around the world I newer was robbed, killed not even subject…
    14 January 2020
  • Klim
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    Agree with Masala. The dangers are being rather exaggerated. I was taught to hitch by a girl. Stay smart but don’t let fear limit…
    14 January 2020
  • Masala
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    Been hitchhiking for almost 20 years, over 30 countries - Europe, Mid-east, South and Southeast Asia, Australia. I've had only one…
    14 January 2020
  • mplo
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    Lady Hitchhiker and speakingasanexpert: If YOU want to take such stupid risks to your health, safety and possibly your lives,…
    5 May 2019
  • mplo
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    Brandon Jackson, you're totally missing the point. The whole point is that when one hitchhikes or picks up hitchhikers, there's…
    5 May 2019
  • 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
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