Blog Posts - Gap Year



Why I won’t hang up my travel shoes.

A few months at most... I'll go back home just long enough to find another job to get me back to Korea." That's what I told myself. Returning to the U.S. was the furthest thing from my plan. My Hindu astrologer in Dharamsala quoted a year. I had di...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Dec 22, 2012

Why I won’t hang up my travel shoes.

A few months at most... I'll go back home just long enough to find another job to get me back to Korea." That's what I told myself. Returning to the U.S. was the furthest thing from my plan. My Hindu astrologer in Dharamsala quoted a year. I had di...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Dec 20, 2012

Why I won’t hang up my travel shoes.

A few months at most... I'll go back home just long enough to find another job to get me back to Korea." That's what I told myself. Returning to the U.S. was the furthest thing from my plan. My Hindu astrologer in Dharamsala quoted a year. I had di...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Dec 20, 2012

When you can’t hang up your travel shoes.

A few months at most... I'll go back home just long enough to find another job to get me back to Korea." That's what I told myself. Returning to the U.S. was the furthest thing from my plan. My Hindu astrologer in Dharamsala quoted a year. I had di...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Dec 20, 2012

Returning from a Gap Year(s): 9 Tips to Starting Over

Here are 7 tips to Starting Over: • Find a job... any job. It doesn't matter what your major or career was before you left.
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Dec 3, 2012

Returning from a Gap Year(s): 9 Tips to Starting Over

Here are 7 tips to Starting Over: • Find a job... any job. It doesn't matter what your major or career was before you left.
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Dec 3, 2012

Gap year adventures across the world

A must read for any potential gap year student, this article offers a simple summary of popular options when it comes to travel on a year out. Focused on key areas of interest it outlines activities involved and benefits of working, volunteering and...
by The Traveling Scholar on Nov 28, 2012

Returning from a Gap Year(s): Starting Over

Returning to the U.S. after two years abroad was the bravest move I could make. It also occasionally has felt like the stupidest. There's only one fear which plagues the backseat of every gap year | long-term traveler| expat's insecurity...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Nov 25, 2012

Returning from a Gap Year(s): Starting Over

Returning to the U.S. after two years abroad was the bravest move I could make. It also occasionally has felt like the stupidest. There's only one fear which plagues the backseat of every gap year | long-term traveler| expat's insecurity...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Nov 25, 2012

Coming home after a gap year(s)? Well, get ready for a shock…

How did it feel being back in the U.S.? I'm going to be honest. It kinda blew.
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Oct 22, 2012

Coming home after a gap year(s)? Well, get ready for a shock…

How did it feel being back in the U.S.? I'm going to be honest. It kinda blew.
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Oct 22, 2012

Amy’s Adventures in South Korea

Meet Amy, the graduate who didn’t want to follow the crowd…she ended up in South Korea! This time last year I was having a minor meltdown. My flight was four days away, I still hadn’t got my visa, and fitting my life into a 25kg sui...
by i-to-i's TEFL Blog on Oct 9, 2012

Five Reasons Why You Should Take a Gap Year

A gap year is all about doing something new and exciting. It’s about experiencing new cultures and societies, experiencing new sights and attractions, and even experiencing a new way of life. A gap year really can be anything you want it to be, whe...
by i-to-i's TEFL Blog on Oct 2, 2012

HOW TO – Plan the Ultimate Gap Year Experience

HOW TO – Plan the Ultimate Gap Year Experience | It’s said that the easiest part of a gap year is the actual travelling and the hardest part is the planning. You might think that trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro or trying not to get killed...
by Akademi Fantasia Travel on Jul 5, 2012

Book Review: Border Run

For the past two years Lauren has been running a small book club in Beijing called Book Smugglers. From time to time publishers send books for review. Border Run, by Simon Lewis, was one such book. Below is a review composed by Sam Johnson. “Lookin...

6 Reasons Why You Should Take a Gap Year… Yes, YOU!

The words ‘gap year’ can send a visible shudder down the spine for some people. The words can conjure up visions of ‘gap yah’ backpackers flitting around the world, spending two weeks in Koh Samui and saying ‘yah I’ve been to Tha...
by i-to-i's TEFL Blog on Apr 11, 2012

European Gap Year Adventures

Gap years are all about developing new skills, boosting confidence, life experience, and above all, doing something new before you embark on a college or university life. Volunteering, working and travelling are just a few of the things that many gap...
by Trip and Travel Blog on Feb 29, 2012

10 Places That Should be Part of Your Gap Year Travel Plan

Everybody loves a vacation abroad and students are no exception. Breaks from school in the summer, winter and spring are ideal times for students to travel. Unfortunately many students do not have the ability to save up large amounts of money for vac...
by World Travel Guide on Feb 12, 2012


Trending Topics

Close