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...
Latest Comments
  • 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
  • mplo
    Re: Keeping in Touch on Your Travels
    Here's another thing, too, Missy9012: Hitchhiking has always been especially unsafe here in the United States as a whole, due…
    20 February 2017
  • Dyncymraeg
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    I agree completely with what MPLO says. You are vulnerable when you are in a closed moving vehicle with a complete stranger…
    7 January 2017
  • mplo
    Re: Keeping in Touch on Your Travels
    @ Missy9012: You've made some very good points about the horrors that occur here in the United States to day. Hitchhiking…
    22 December 2016
  • Missy9012
    Re: Keeping in Touch on Your Travels
    @mlpo and I <3 Pugs - people shouldn't hitchike as it is dangerous - it's not an adventure and it is foolhardy to think it is…
    7 December 2016
  • mplo
    Re: Keeping in Touch on Your Travels
    Sure, people hitchhike, because they're looking for adventure or comaraderie or whatever, but if one hitchhikes, they get…
    3 December 2016
  • mplo
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    To Anonanon: Just because you believe that more people are killed by cars while crossing the street, or wherever, doesn't mean…
    16 November 2016
  • mplo
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    Thanks for understand where I'm coming from on this subject, Jude333
    16 November 2016
  • mplo
    Re: Hitch-Hiking and the Dangers
    To Brandon Jackson: The fact remains that despite the fact that most people are perfectly honest, and more people getting killed…
    16 November 2016
  • mplo
    Re: Keeping in Touch on Your Travels
    To Great Gap Years: I haven't hitchhiked since to early to mid-1970's, and I'm better off for it. When people respond with…
    8 November 2016
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