Charity Adventurers Articles and Travel Advice
I understand the argument that once you’ve spent a certain amount of time on the road, you’ll never be satisfied with two weeks Benidorm, but there are alternatives.
10 months, 41 countries, 30,000 miles and they're still going on the meter. One Guinness World Record has already been broken and maybe another is on its way. With Sydney in sight there are even talks of continuing the journey long into 2012. We caught up with Paul Archer and the boys to see what they've been up to on their gap year.
Superb fundraiser Lizzy Bell spent much of 2006 saving for a trip to South Africa with her fiancé Aaron. They're heading out to Port Elizabeth to work as volunteer teachers for three months with gap year organisation GAP SPORTS. Find out about her about her experiences in this exclusive interview.
Every now and then we hear of a fundraising event that really makes us at gapyear.com stand up and take note. This is one such event - ambitious fundraisers Ants and Jo are planning to travel over 10,000 miles on three wheels in a pink tuk-tuk - all in aid of mental health charity Mind.
Working your arse off and saving like crazy is all very well, but there are other ways to make money. Legal ones, too. Fundraising involves getting your friends, family, colleagues and total strangers to part with their cash. It can be great fun, and looks impressive on your CV too. Here are some success stories.