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Gap Year Articles

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How to Manage Your Travel Money

Our live gap year vloggers Saunders and Ollie are back, this time with really good advice on how to manage those all-important finances when you’re abroad.

50 Utterly Unmissable Gap Year Articles to Blow Your Tiny Mind Featured Image

50 Utterly Unmissable Gap Year Reads

Ready for your mind to be blown? Excellent! This collection of the 50 most utterly unmissable, incredibly awesome gap year articles should do the trick.

Gap Year News has relaunched has relaunched

Booking and finding out about gap years, and connecting with other backpackers, has just become easier than ever before with the relaunch of

Vloggers go on a live gap year for

Vloggers go on a live gap year

Video bloggers Saunders and Ollie are about to travel live for, recording all the adventures as they go. It's easy for you to get involved too - just follow #SOtravel.

Latest Features

Prison Break: Volunteering in a Thai Women’s Jail Featured Image

Teaching Thai Prisoners

After a chance meeting with a friend Sarah ended up teaching English to the women of Chiang Mai behind bars. And the women were nothing like you'd imagine.

Redesigning and Rebranding Featured Image

Redesigning and Rebranding Our Site just got a major redesign and rebrand. Cormac takes us through the behind the scenes journey, and provides insight into the exciting new developments.

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Featured Blogs

  • What Did For Me

    " have made me realise want I really want to do and have inspired me to travel across the whole of Europe..."

  • Kenya vs. England - Why I'm not coming home...

    "I've been living in Mombasa, Kenya for over one month now as a volunteer teacher and I'm head over heels in love with the place..."

  • Road trip on the Garden Route

    "When I started chatting travel to three Dutch girls in Khayelitsha, South Africa, I never expected they would adopt me for an adventure road trip..."

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