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Work for PGL this summer

3onFriday: 3 Jobs Abroad Next Summer With PGL

PGL began recruitment for overseas positions on September 1, signalling the first step on the route for up to 2,500 successful applicants to take up their roles in the UK, France and Spain in summer 2016. PGL have varied roles for next summer, including in retail, housekeeping, admin, maintenance, instructor positions, and language jobs. Positions are already filling up but the three we have highlighted here are all available now. Read More
Learn French in Paris on your gap year

5 Amazing Language Courses for Your Gap Year

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.Read More
Gap Year

How to Make the Most of Your Gap Year Experience

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.Read More
Learning a language on a gap year

5 Ways to Spend Your Gap Year Learning Languages

It’s a well-known fact that the best way to learn a language is to totally immerse yourself in a different culture. By travelling to the country where your chosen language is spoken frequently, you’ll give yourself the best chance of becoming fluent quickly – and what better time to do this than on a gap year?Read More
Reviews of travel books and gear

Review: Spanish-English Gastronomic Dictionary

One fear we don’t have but others do is being presented with a menu in a foreign language. Read More
Farm Jobs

Learning Languages When Job Hunting Abroad

Travelling is undoubtedly fun – providing a heady mix of new cultures and new experiences. However, the pressures of constantly moving from place to place can take its toll – both mentally and financially.Read More
The A to Z of Gap Year Travel

The A to Z of Gap Year Travel

If rumours of the gap year’s demise are true then this post will go mostly unread as students instead forego a break between A levels and university to avoid the rise in tuition fees. Plenty though will either worry about the financial hangover later or consider a year out a worthwhile investment in their future.Read More
Work abroad as a translator

Working Abroad as a Linguist

Are you fluent in another language besides English? Or would you be willing to become fluent in one? Then, you have almost all you need to start carving out a career as a location independent freelance translator. Read More