Read our gap year mini mag. Every three months we present some ideas for your year out - regardless of how long that may be.
We recently relaunched one of our old neglected sites into a gap year mini mag. Every three months we will present some ideas for your year out - regardless of how long that may be.
Armed with university deferments around 7% of UCAS applicants will taking a gap year, with many choosing to let a gap year organisation handle the fine details. Those of us with exams consigned to our past can have our own overseas adventure by joining a gap year organisation as a paid, or expenses paid, staff member.
Back at the beginning of the year we wrote about our plans for 2015 in a post now looked on as proof I can write fiction. Instead we made our sites look nice for mobile devices got a bit carried away with a big page of ways to get paid to travel or save money as a volunteer.
Though its roots go much further back, The Working Traveller in its current blog format turned four years old yesterday. It is no exaggeration to say this site would not exist had I not once picked up a copy of Susan Griffith’s Work Your Way Around the World.
It is a new year and, though we aren’t one for resolutions, the replacement of one calendar with another usually gets us thinking about the direction in which our sites are going. Once the holidays are out of the way new projects can begin and neglected and overdue tasks are tackled.
Taking a year out before university or a much-needed break in your career can refresh, revitalize and give you a new outlook. But what kind of year out should you take? There are three main options each with several subcategories from which to pick your ideal year out. We have made this step-by-step guide on how to organize and choose the right trip to suit your needs.
A compilation of all our jobs abroad and volunteer work articles, plus links to useful information on our other sites.
Taking a gap year and looking to do something productive? If this is the case, taking a language course is a great way of having fun, experiencing something new and learning too. In this guide you’ll find 5 language suggestions, including courses in Japan, India, France, China and Spain.
Despite the economic gloom, the gap year is still seen as something of a rite of passage. Rather than simply being viewed as a hunt for the world’s best beaches, modern young people are taking the chance to combine travel with learning. And wise they are too – a recent survey by YouGov revealed that 63% of human resources professionals agreed that a constructive gap year makes a job application stand out.