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LOOKING FOR TRAVEL MATES!Last post: December 15th 2017 at 08:19 pm by Harriet Batty
Summer 2018, SOLO. Is it safe?Last post: December 15th 2017 at 08:14 pm by Harriet Batty
Message boards: layoutLast post: December 15th 2017 at 11:57 am by bernice stockstill
Nyiragongo volcano trekLast post: December 14th 2017 at 03:15 pm by lauren3012
South Africa to Ethiopia 2019Last post: December 14th 2017 at 02:37 pm by lauren3012
Cuba travel buddy Dec 17Last post: December 14th 2017 at 08:48 am by anand
Internet Censorship Crazy in China...Last post: December 13th 2017 at 10:10 am by hungodd94
Au pair needed.Last post: December 12th 2017 at 05:28 am by Micheal101
January 28th landing in Bangkok...Last post: December 9th 2017 at 07:28 pm by Jonesr4
Mongol Rally 2018Last post: December 9th 2017 at 08:16 am by -Charlotte-
South AfricaLast post: December 9th 2017 at 01:04 am by Efoley1
Backpacker/Flashpacker researchLast post: December 8th 2017 at 04:17 pm by carlos4441
A brand new Gapyear.com is coming soon!Last post: December 8th 2017 at 09:17 am by Dave
From hong kong to laos without airplaneLast post: December 7th 2017 at 10:25 pm by m.garratt
april-august 2018Last post: December 6th 2017 at 01:02 pm by vp113
Travel partners? Last post: December 5th 2017 at 01:00 pm by Sally Ryan
Travelling to Australia - January 2018 Last post: December 4th 2017 at 06:23 pm by RemiV
Travelling to Australia aloneLast post: December 3rd 2017 at 08:35 pm by Amartin
Looking for travel buddies!Last post: December 3rd 2017 at 08:32 pm by Amartin
How do you guys afford to travel?Last post: November 30th 2017 at 08:46 am by hungodd94

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Summer 2018, SOLO. Is it safe?Posted on: December 15th 2017 at 08:14 pm by Harriet Batty
South Africa to Ethiopia 2019Posted on: December 14th 2017 at 02:37 pm by lauren3012
Internet Censorship Crazy in China...Posted on: December 12th 2017 at 10:07 pm by jntlllsn
LOOKING FOR TRAVEL MATES!Posted on: December 11th 2017 at 01:11 am by Mattwardd
Au pair needed.Posted on: December 10th 2017 at 04:00 am by Micheal101
January 28th landing in Bangkok...Posted on: December 9th 2017 at 07:28 pm by Jonesr4
South AfricaPosted on: December 9th 2017 at 01:04 am by Efoley1
Backpacker/Flashpacker researchPosted on: December 8th 2017 at 04:17 pm by carlos4441
A brand new Gapyear.com is coming soon!Posted on: December 8th 2017 at 09:17 am by Dave
Nyiragongo volcano trekPosted on: December 6th 2017 at 10:52 pm by lloydcr
april-august 2018Posted on: December 6th 2017 at 01:02 pm by vp113
Travel partners? Posted on: December 5th 2017 at 01:00 pm by Sally Ryan
Travelling to Australia alonePosted on: December 3rd 2017 at 08:35 pm by Amartin
Looking for travel buddies!Posted on: December 3rd 2017 at 07:30 pm by Adventurerer
Gap YearPosted on: November 30th 2017 at 12:26 am by Heathero
Australia 2018 - travelling alonePosted on: November 29th 2017 at 12:03 pm by aliciahill
From hong kong to laos without airplanePosted on: November 28th 2017 at 02:18 pm by Mickstape
Australia gap year 2018 around auguast Posted on: November 28th 2017 at 12:08 am by Josh23
Temporary jobsPosted on: November 26th 2017 at 02:24 pm by Katster

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2018 Southeast Asia travel partner Posted on: September 8th 2017 at 05:05 pm by Bekah
SOUTHEAST ASIA JAN/FEB 2018Posted on: November 21st 2017 at 10:28 pm by Morganleversuch
Travel early 2018Posted on: September 24th 2017 at 01:12 am by jayjayjay42
Travelling late 2018- early 2019Posted on: November 21st 2017 at 09:08 pm by sbai13
Australia gap year Posted on: December 12th 2017 at 01:22 pm by James17
Travel buddy / group Australia 2017/2018Posted on: November 2nd 2016 at 10:28 am by Mollyb3
Whats app:#(+27)838808170):BUY Real IELTS Certificate without Exam// Posted on: December 14th 2017 at 01:09 pm by toefl.asap
South America in Nov - Dec 2018Posted on: December 14th 2017 at 12:17 am by Vagabond007
Travel around Asia in AprilPosted on: December 13th 2017 at 11:11 pm by jayjayjay42
Australia mid January 2018Posted on: December 13th 2017 at 02:22 pm by Binds_
Travel buddies Australia Jan 2018Posted on: October 14th 2017 at 07:17 pm by JessJWhite
Backpacking south east Asia 2018 March (travel buddy)Posted on: December 8th 2017 at 11:32 am by Sam_hile
SE Asia Feb 2018 for 2-3 monthsPosted on: November 18th 2017 at 03:23 am by jessieS
Trekking in Nepal and an adventure in IndiaPosted on: December 10th 2017 at 12:27 am by harleywhitehurst
Europe 2018 Flexible planPosted on: December 9th 2017 at 07:38 am by SoliD
Interrailing Girls✨Posted on: December 5th 2017 at 12:30 am by Rachel Ferry
Ox adventuresPosted on: December 8th 2017 at 02:43 pm by RemiV
Thailand & VietnamPosted on: December 4th 2017 at 01:16 am by steve783836

Planning Your Trip

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Insurance & Visas

Insurance & Visas

Not too sure what travel insurance to get? Chat about it with gappers in our travel insurance forum.

392 1333 Will my student visa get revoked if....
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Thu 31st Aug 2017, 12:25 AM
Money and Fundraising

Money and Fundraising

If you want to talk about travel money, finances and how to save for your gap year then this is the forum for you.

1172 6927 BUDGET HELP!!
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Tue 12th Sep 2017, 08:42 PM
Health and Safety

Health and Safety

We're not exactly a travel health centre but feel free to swap stories (not crabs) in this forum.

188 1290 GIRLS! Periods
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Thu 29th Jun 2017, 12:45 PM
Flights and Routes

Flights and Routes

Need advice on the best RTW route via Timbuktu? The best overland path from Skegness to Sydney? This is the place for you.

13 38 How much to book in advance? (S.America 2018)
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Sun 3rd Sep 2017, 06:58 PM
Booking and Buying Travel

Booking and Buying Travel

Booking and buying travel can be a bit of a minefield: use this forum to get tips on the best deals, who to book with and when.

17 28 Algonquin Park
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Fri 24th Nov 2017, 10:03 AM
Preparing to Travel

Preparing to Travel

Want to be properly prepared for your gap year? Then make sure you chat to others about your plans!

60 273 August 2017- Australia bound :D
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Fri 2nd Jun 2017, 10:46 PM
Inspiration and Ideas

Inspiration and Ideas

What is the maddest, coolest, most brilliant gap year idea out there? Let us know and we'll nick it.

404 2028 Gap year before or after Uni?
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Tue 14th Nov 2017, 03:03 AM
Travel Kit and Gadgets

Travel Kit and Gadgets

Which backpack, medical kit or shoes should you take on your gap year? Let us know what you think in our travel kit forum.

1307 6824 What to pack for a gap year
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Thu 24th Nov 2016, 09:12 AM
Questions about Trip Planning

Questions about Trip Planning

If you have any questions about planning the trip of your lifetime, don't keep them to yourself: no query is too big or too small.

32 66 Trip advice to Barbados
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Fri 24th Nov 2017, 09:26 AM

On the Road

Board Name Threads Replies Latest Post Info
Advice on Making Friends

Advice on Making Friends

As Michael Jackson once ruminated, you are not alone. Making friends is a daunting part of travelling but also incredibly rewarding.

8 67 How do you make friends while you’re travelling?
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Mon 30th Mar 2015, 05:51 AM
Staying in Touch with Home

Staying in Touch with Home

Don't neglect her Mumness, and don't forget about your friends either - you're going to need people to boast to when you return.

9 91 Good gift for my father "the hardcore traveler"
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Thu 7th Sep 2017, 09:28 AM
Writing About Your Travels

Writing About Your Travels

Fancy yourself as a travel writer? Let us know at editor@gapyear.com and we'll see if we can publish it online.

39 136 Traveller quick tips for a first-time holiday in Malaysia
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Tue 2nd Aug 2016, 09:52 AM
Getting from A - B

Getting from A - B

Get advice and information on getting around. Help other gappers out by giving them one or two tips for the road.

62 230 Money queries, Asia
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Wed 11th Feb 2015, 12:45 PM
Hostels and Accommodation

Hostels and Accommodation

This forum is for your general chat about accommodation and hostels so share your advice and info.

73 237 Booking hostels- which websites are best?
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Thu 29th Jun 2017, 12:02 PM
Travel Diaries

Travel Diaries

They say the camera never lies, but it also doesn't tell the whole story. Far from it. The moral? Don't just rely on photos for memories.

833 931 spain new years eve
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Wed 28th Dec 2016, 04:46 AM
Tell Everyone What You’re Doing

Tell Everyone What You’re Doing

Make us all jealous and tell us what you're up to right now and where you are. Gaptivities only please!

78 176 Au pair needed.
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Tue 12th Dec 2017, 05:28 AM
Emergencies: Help Me!

Emergencies: Help Me!

Fallen off the Trans Siberian Express? Passport eaten by a komodo dragon? Had all clothes stolen in internet cafe? We're here, talk to us.

6 28 Xtreme gap year
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Sun 9th Jul 2017, 03:55 PM
Advice on Returning Home

Advice on Returning Home

Ah, the topic whose name must not be mentioned. But this is as much a part of travelling as the pre-planning stages, take our word for it.

6 97 Fears about returning home to unemployment
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Sun 13th Jul 2014, 03:53 PM

Types of Travel

Board Name Threads Replies Latest Post Info
Independent and Backpacking

Independent and Backpacking

Our general travel forum is for your generic travel chats. If it's to do with gap years then it belongs here.

4251 34023 South Africa
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Sat 9th Dec 2017, 01:04 AM
InterRailing in Europe

InterRailing in Europe

Planning on InterRailing across Europe and want some advice, tips and info? Get chatting in our InterRailing forum.

220 591 LOOKING FOR TRAVEL MATES!
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Fri 15th Dec 2017, 08:19 PM
Overland Tours

Overland Tours

Meet and chat to others who have been on an overlanding tour or are considering one in our overlanding forum.

98 242 Reykjavik to Capetown Overland trip via west & central Africa
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Thu 26th Mar 2015, 03:10 AM
Round the World

Round the World

Our round the world travel forum is the place to discuss anything and everything related to round the world trips.

5986 34859 Need someone to travel the world with 2019
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Wed 22nd Nov 2017, 08:20 PM
Studying Overseas

Studying Overseas

If you want some more advice and information on studying overseas then post it here in our study overseas forum.

20 52 Advice for an Academic Gap Year
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Thu 31st Dec 2015, 12:11 PM
General Transport

General Transport

Trains, planes, automobiles and everything in between: this is where you can find out everything about any kind of transport.

7 13 Buy High Quality Fake/Real passports,driving licenses,Visas,ID Cards,Certificates etc (jerrytim10@gmail.com)
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Wed 27th Sep 2017, 01:34 PM
Adventure Travel

Adventure Travel

Meet and chat to others who are thinking about getting involved in outdoor activities in our outdoors forum.

49 74 Mongol Rally 2018
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Sat 9th Dec 2017, 08:16 AM

Types of Traveller

Board Name Threads Replies Latest Post Info
16-19 Year Olds

16-19 Year Olds

This is the place to talk about your A-level results and seek clearing advice. We usually tell you to take a gap year.

25 128 Gap Year
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Thu 30th Nov 2017, 12:26 AM
About to Leave

About to Leave

Wherever you're heading on your gap year, chances are loads of other gappers are about to go too!

616 3553 Melbourne, Nov 20 2017
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Wed 25th Oct 2017, 06:23 PM
Girl Talk

Girl Talk

If you want to chat about whether you should pack your hair straighteners or not then ask the question in our female travel forum.

1129 15481 mini travel hair dryer??
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Thu 12th Oct 2017, 09:37 AM
Bloke Chat

Bloke Chat

Wheeyyy, lads lads lads! Girls. Football. Girls. Beer. Sex. Farts. Girls. Bear Grylls. Protein shakes. Football. Girls. BANTER.

236 10324 Counterstrike Gimps
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Mon 25th Jul 2016, 03:09 PM
Newbie Travellers

Newbie Travellers

About to take the leap of faith for the first time? Congrats, you've just found the best forum on the internet! Talk, talk, and talk some more.

21 47 Looking for travel buddies!
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Sun 3rd Dec 2017, 08:32 PM
Returned Travellers

Returned Travellers

You're home, you're confident, you're worldly, you're full of wisdom, you've literally got the T-shirts - now share everything you've learnt!

1483 1655 Boat trips in Phuket
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Mon 21st Aug 2017, 08:32 AM
Sabbaticals and Career Breakers

Sabbaticals and Career Breakers

If you're taking a career gap year then meet, chat and swap ideas with like-minded people in our careergappers forum.

503 2854 to travel or settle down?
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Tue 2nd May 2017, 08:49 PM
Solo Travellers

Solo Travellers

Lone wolves, welcome. This is a place to talk about anything and everything about solo travel - or winging it, as it's better known.

24 57 Cuba travel buddy Dec 17
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Thu 14th Dec 2017, 08:48 AM
Veteran Travellers

Veteran Travellers

A place to talk to the travelling pros: the guys who've been everywhere and done everything: they'll be able to answer anything.

3 49 Information about travellers with Chronic Disease.
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Tue 12th May 2015, 02:44 PM

Volunteer and Eco Travel

Board Name Threads Replies Latest Post Info
An Introduction to Volunteering

An Introduction to Volunteering

For your generic questions about volunteering then post it in our volunteer forum for advice and information.

796 2669 free/very cheap volunteer work
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Fri 27th Oct 2017, 02:17 PM
Animals

Animals

If you want to volunteer with animals then get some advice and information in our animals forum.

167 675 Recommendations for wildlife volunteering in Africa?
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Mon 29th Aug 2016, 11:05 AM
Childcare and Carework

Childcare and Carework

Fancy getting paid with the chance to travel and study too? Then chat about working with children abroad.

77 245 New member...Help!lol
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Sat 5th Aug 2017, 12:28 PM
Community Projects

Community Projects

If you want to volunteer on a community project then get some advice and information in our community projects forum.

107 241 FREE VOLUNTEER WORK IN SE ASIA????
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Tue 4th Jul 2017, 09:29 AM
Conservation Projects

Conservation Projects

Volunteering on a conservation project is a popular gap year activity so get chatting to like-minded people.

87 288 Do anybody have experience with GoEco
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Sun 20th Mar 2016, 11:49 PM
Expeditions

Expeditions

To chat about expeditions, get advice and dish some out then post it in our expeditions forum.

53 127 Cycle Africa
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Mon 20th May 2013, 10:36 PM
Humanitarian Projects

Humanitarian Projects

If you want advice and information on volunteering on a humanitarian project then ask it in our humanitarian projects forum.

16 54 Help Women Working in the Sex Industry
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Fri 5th Aug 2016, 12:25 PM
Sports Projects

Sports Projects

If you're looking at volunteering in sports coaching abroad then this sports fourm is the one for you.

27 68 Ski & Volunteer
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Sat 28th Mar 2015, 08:36 AM
Teaching

Teaching

Teaching English as a foreign language is a great gaptivity so chat and meet like-minded people here.

83 245 Question about teaching English abroad somewhere in Asia....
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Mon 27th Nov 2017, 12:38 AM
Medical Electives

Medical Electives

If you want to take part in a medial elective for part of or your whole gap year, this is the place to ask and answer questions.

2 9 Company for voluntary trip with some medical work experience?
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Tue 23rd Apr 2013, 10:54 AM

Gap Year Jobs

Board Name Threads Replies Latest Post Info
UK Jobs

UK Jobs

If you're looking for jobs in the UK or just some hints and tips then get chatting in our jobs forum.

181 585 Gap Year in UK-Boarding Schools
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Wed 15th Nov 2017, 12:04 PM
Working Overseas

Working Overseas

Looking for a job overseas? Then you've come to the right place. Search our jobs overseas forum for advice on working abroad.

876 2799 Temporary jobs
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Sun 26th Nov 2017, 02:24 PM
Work Experience and Internships

Work Experience and Internships

In our working experience and job forum you'll find all those cool gap year jobs that you've heard about.

57 85 medical placement and travel help!!!
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Sun 12th Oct 2014, 10:47 AM
Career Development

Career Development

It's a pretty tough job market out there: career development on your gap year will put you ahead. Ask questions about it here.

2 7 Explaining career gaps
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Mon 7th Mar 2016, 03:53 PM
TEFL

TEFL

Teaching English as a foreign language is a hugely popular and rewarding way to spend time abroad: talk to people about it here.

58 258 What CAN you do with a TEFL certificate?
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Mon 27th Nov 2017, 12:46 AM
Summer Camps

Summer Camps

If you're thinking about going on a summer camp or summer placement then find out more info here.

22 49 Summer Camp in the U.S. as a teacher
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Mon 15th Feb 2016, 06:33 PM

Destinations

Board Name Threads Replies Latest Post Info
Australia

Australia

Australia is one of the most popular countries to travel to on a gap year and there's plenty to see and do.

4849 25132 Australia 2018 - travelling alone
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Wed 29th Nov 2017, 12:03 PM
Cambodia

Cambodia

Cambodia has it all. Ruins, temples, and the best fruit shakes in the whole of South East Asia

144 546 Best place to spend christmas?
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Sat 17th Sep 2016, 10:52 AM
Canada

Canada

Canada is big. It's really big. That's why it helps speaking to people who've been there and done it on their gap year.

372 1369 Best Way 3 days Quebec City to Newark Airport
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Fri 4th Aug 2017, 03:52 AM
Chile

Chile

Chile is a cracking country to travel around on a gap year and no trip to South America would be complete without seeing it.

67 164 Chile Road Trip
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Wed 23rd Nov 2016, 05:55 PM
China

China

China is a bit of a challenge to travel around yet its without-a-doubt one of the most rewarding countries. See it on your gap year.

490 1887 Internet Censorship Crazy in China...
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Wed 13th Dec 2017, 10:10 AM
City Breaks

City Breaks

Whether it's Paris, Rome or New York, a city break is a great way to refresh: you don't always have to fly 20,000 miles to have fun!

13 76 Christmas Markets & Berlin
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Mon 21st Sep 2015, 08:41 PM
Cook Islands

Cook Islands

The Cook Islands. Paradise. If you want advice and information then chat to fellow gappers who've been there and done it.

44 122 COOK ISLANDS - ARE YOU GOING???
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Tue 2nd Feb 2016, 09:24 AM
Ecuador

Ecuador

Ecuador is a little gem and it's a really up-and-coming country in South America with lots to see and do.

66 176 Is the Galapagos worth it?
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Sat 15th Apr 2017, 07:25 PM
Everything, everywhere

Everything, everywhere

For questions about ANY destination in the world, chuck it in this forum: someone will have been there first and will be able to advise!

2109 6699 Nyiragongo volcano trek
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Thu 14th Dec 2017, 03:15 PM
Fiji

Fiji

If you're looking to chillax on your gap year then look no further than Fiji. It's got a thriving backpacker scene.

286 1037 Sailing and island hopping in Fiji
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Sat 22nd Apr 2017, 02:12 AM
Ghana

Ghana

Ghana is one of the most popular countries to volunteer in on a gap year and there's plenty to see and do too!

57 191 Must-See Places in Ghana
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Mon 14th Oct 2013, 11:30 AM
India

India

India's not exactly small. You could easily spend a year travelling around and still not see all it has to offer on your gap year.

528 2113 What to wear in India?
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Sat 20th May 2017, 09:17 AM
Indonesia

Indonesia

Indonesia is made up of 18,000 islands so you've got one or two to choose from on your gap year! Find out which one's best!

162 405 Any other Solo traveler?
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Mon 10th Jul 2017, 07:07 PM
Japan

Japan

Japan is one of the craziest places you're ever likely to go so make sure you see it on your gap year.

226 848 Konnichiwa! Planning my 12 month gapyear in Japan! Need some help! Arigato!
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Sat 5th Aug 2017, 12:40 PM
Kenya

Kenya

If you're after a safari on your gap year then you'll be hard pushed to look past Kenya.

52 159 Volunteering in Kenya
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Sat 20th May 2017, 01:33 PM
Laos

Laos

Laos is a bit of a backpacking Mecca for people in South East Asia and with reason, so see what it's all about.

130 735 Top things to do in Laos
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Wed 8th Jun 2016, 09:47 AM
Malaysia

Malaysia

Malaysia is fast becoming as popular as Thailand and as backpackers are flocking to the country each year. Find out why.

251 948 Weekend trip from KL
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Wed 8th Jun 2016, 11:31 AM
Mexico

Mexico

Mexico is one of Central America's most exciting countries and its got everything from beaches to big cities.

103 145 Mexico and central America
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Wed 27th Jul 2016, 08:50 PM
New Zealand

New Zealand

If you like your adventure and extreme activities then New Zealand is the country that you want to go to on your gap year.

997 3096 Sailing opportunity New Zealand
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Tue 21st Nov 2017, 08:40 AM
Pacific Islands

Pacific Islands

The Pacific Islands are a perfect break away from Oz and Nz and are a must on any gap year.

34 66 Sailing in Tahiti and French Polynesia
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Wed 8th Feb 2017, 10:28 PM
Peru

Peru

The Inca Trail, the Nazca Lines, Machu Picchu; Peru's got it all and more on your gap year.

145 464 Peru proof of exit?
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Thu 8th Aug 2013, 11:25 PM
Singapore

Singapore

Singapore is more than just a stop-over destination on the way to Oz or Nz. It's a pretty cool destination in its own right.

132 403 Grand Prix..
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Fri 19th Jul 2013, 11:14 AM
South Africa

South Africa

South Africa is a popular gap year destination, especially if you want to volunteer, so get some advice and info before you go.

245 785 zimbabwe - national parks- are they safe?
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Sat 14th Feb 2015, 07:19 AM
Thailand

Thailand

Thailand is the hot gap year destination and everyone's wanting a piece of it. Make sure you find out why before you go.

2274 10762 January 28th landing in Bangkok...
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Sat 9th Dec 2017, 07:28 PM
UK

UK

Find out things to see and do in the UK. You'll actually be quite surprised that there's lots to do!

180 687 Are there any cities that match this description?
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Sun 19th Feb 2017, 04:00 PM
USA

USA

Fancy a road trip? The USA is one of the places to do it - explore the country on a gap year and backpack from coast to coast.

1045 4028 Road trip to the US
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Thu 15th Jun 2017, 04:11 AM
Vietnam

Vietnam

If you're into your street food then you'll love Vietnam. It has arguably the best food in the whole of South East Asia.

247 917 Some suggestions about day trips in Sapa
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Fri 25th Aug 2017, 05:11 AM

Hobbies, Interests and Culture

Board Name Threads Replies Latest Post Info
Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts

Developed a new theory on the identity of the Mona Lisa? Looking for people to join your Aunt Maud's sewing circle? Talk to us.

2 6 Study Art History In Italy!
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Fri 25th Jul 2008, 03:01 PM
Drama and Music

Drama and Music

Get in touch with others who like to get in touch with their creative side in our art, drama and music forum.

36 168 Bottlerock Napa!
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Wed 18th May 2016, 06:51 PM
Cultural Facts and Findings

Cultural Facts and Findings

Discovered a major travel faux pas the hard way? Just found out LIKE THE COOLEST FACT EVER about somewhere? Tell us, now!

7 592 Thailand Fun Facts (Part 1)
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Sat 3rd Nov 2012, 03:44 AM
Food and Drink

Food and Drink

A place to discuss all the wonderful flavours of our planet, whether it's the local brew in Vietnam or the most delicious street fare in Istanbul.

15 200 An Exciting New Start-Up For Gap Year Travellers!
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Mon 29th Dec 2014, 11:10 PM
History

History

Calling all history buffs, this is where you can talk about anything that's happened. Ever. But more specifically, really old and cool stuff.

3 25 Peru’s Kuelap site opening for travel
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Fri 19th Dec 2014, 05:29 PM
Languages

Languages

Chat to others about languages in different languages (if you can) in our languages forum.

80 345 Mexico City v Bogota for Spanish Course
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Wed 12th Oct 2016, 01:39 PM
Photography

Photography

If you have any questions - or anything to say - about photography, this is the place to do it, whether you're a total novice or a total pro.

11 49 The Official Gapyear Instagram thread!
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Wed 8th Apr 2015, 07:42 AM
Reading and Books

Reading and Books

Love reading? Or do you just want to know what the best guides are? Either way you'll find it in our books forum.

42 398 Volunteering Guidebook for Africa
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Tue 17th Feb 2015, 02:19 PM
Ski and Snowboard

Ski and Snowboard

Looking for the best places to ski and where the pow-pow's at? Find more advice and info in our ski and snowboard forum.

255 2224 Looking for a Snow Buddy for travel Cheap Italy?Swiss?
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Wed 18th Jan 2017, 03:30 AM
Sport, Diving and Extreme

Sport, Diving and Extreme

If you're interested in extreme / adventure sports then this is the only place you need to be.

172 690 Mountain biking summer 2017
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Tue 18th Apr 2017, 10:40 AM
Writing and Blogging

Writing and Blogging

A place to discuss writing and blogging about your adventures, from crafting the perfect travel essay to building an audience for your work.

5 35 I am starting a travel blog, as well as considering a travel guide.
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Tue 31st Jan 2017, 11:14 PM
TV, Films and Gaming

TV, Films and Gaming

Urgently need to discuss the new Bruce Parry program? Found a game that's better than real life? Not seen The Beach yet? Talk.

15 1068 Watching "The Interview" with a North Korean Defector — Awkward!
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Sat 21st Feb 2015, 09:40 AM

General Chit Chat

Board Name Threads Replies Latest Post Info
Introduce Yourself

Introduce Yourself

Tell us what you want to do, where you want to go, what your fave pizza topping is. Just refrain from sharing your bank details, ok?

21 53 LOOKING FOR GAP YEAR BUDDIES!!! 2017-2018
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Sat 15th Jul 2017, 12:31 PM
Ask Us Anything

Ask Us Anything

Like, literally, anything, about travel or not about travel. Use your imagination, get us thinking, what would make a great thread? Go!

22 94 Your cruise experiences?
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Fri 14th Apr 2017, 07:12 PM
Get it Off Your Chest

Get it Off Your Chest

Really want to vent and get it off your chest? That's cool. We understand. Let us all know what's going on.

575 12406 stuck at home
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Thu 30th Nov 2017, 08:41 AM
Nonsense Board

Nonsense Board

Don't want to talk about gap years? Would you rather just chat nonsense? You can do it here! Anything goes!

1758 95284 Anyone fancy a travel quiz?
Author:
Sat 28th Oct 2017, 02:47 PM
Travel Tips

Travel Tips

If you've got any hints and tips on backpacking and travelling then let us know in our travel tips forum.

653 3296 How do you guys afford to travel?
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Thu 30th Nov 2017, 08:46 AM

Company Discussions

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Gapyear.com Writers Academy Pitches and Ideas

Gapyear.com Writers Academy Pitches and Ideas

A place for regular and aspiring scribes to discuss ideas for articles on gapyear.com. Share your thoughts and pitch some ideas!

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What’s Broken on Gapyear.com?

What’s Broken on Gapyear.com?

Want to act as a bit of a web developer? Let us know what's wrong and where and we'll fix it (or rather IT will).

192 721 Old thread deletion
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Thu 11th Dec 2014, 03:02 PM
Special Announcements

Special Announcements

If we've got any new features or changes to gapyear.com then we'll let you know about it here!

45 444 A brand new Gapyear.com is coming soon!
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Fri 8th Dec 2017, 09:17 AM
How Can We Improve Gapyear.com?

How Can We Improve Gapyear.com?

What would you really like to see on the site? Honestly? Let us know and we'll try and build it (no baseball fields please).

134 465 Message boards: layout
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Fri 15th Dec 2017, 11:57 AM
Thoughts About Gapyear.com

Thoughts About Gapyear.com

Be honest and tell us what you really think. At the end of the day, we can only improve if you let us know what you're thinking!

89 477 Invitation for sharing your experiences
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Sun 22nd Mar 2015, 02:21 PM
Other Gap Year Companies

Other Gap Year Companies

A forum to discuss your experiences with gap year companies around the world.

29 170 Gap year ideas
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Wed 1st Feb 2017, 04:30 PM

Travel Mates and Meet Ups

Board Name Threads Replies Latest Post Info
Africa

Africa

Africa is a great gap year destination. If you want to meet some other gappers then look in our Africa forum.

400 1043 Travel Buddy / Mate for Zanzibar and/or Bali November and December 2016
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Fri 4th Nov 2016, 11:50 AM
Asia

Asia

Asia is awesome for a gap year and it's even more fun with other peeps so see who's heading to Asia.

4059 18646 Travel around Asia in April
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Wed 13th Dec 2017, 11:11 PM
Australasia

Australasia

Heading Down Under? Already enjoying Australia? Share your details here to meet others just like you!

4936 38977 Travel buddy / group Australia 2017/2018
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Thu 14th Dec 2017, 01:16 PM
Central America and Caribbean

Central America and Caribbean

A Caribbean gap year would be pretty cool. It would be even cooler if a group of you did it.

243 483 Travelling to Australia December 2017!
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Sat 25th Nov 2017, 03:09 PM
Europe

Europe

Europe is a massive continent with so much to see and do. Grab a cheap flight and chat about it here!

1498 4202 Europe 2018 Flexible plan
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Sat 9th Dec 2017, 07:38 AM
Middle East

Middle East

If you're interested in going to the Middle East on your gap year then search for gappers in our Middle East forum.

81 171 Looking for travel buddies to go to Dubai with for a long weekend
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Tue 14th Nov 2017, 08:16 PM
South America

South America

South America is one of the most up-and-coming gap year destinations so find some travel buddies to go with you.

765 2525 South/Central America 2018
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Tue 14th Nov 2017, 02:49 AM
USA and Canada

USA and Canada

A big old place but don't fear! Arrange to meet up with other backpackers before you go or once you've arrived.

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Thu 14th Dec 2017, 01:09 PM
Female Only

Female Only

Nervous about travelling solo? You're not the only one. Chat with other lasses here and meet up with them overseas.

924 2682 Travel Buddy Feb 19- July 19 Eurasia
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Thu 26th Oct 2017, 10:51 PM
General Travel Mates

General Travel Mates

Arrange to travel with a like-minded gappers or simply hook up with others once you're on the road.

5420 15860 2018 Southeast Asia travel partner
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Sat 16th Dec 2017, 08:20 PM
InterRailing

InterRailing

Loads of gappers are planning to go off the rails with their InterRail passes. Share your itinerary and meet up with others here!

248 627 Travel buddies for InterRailing!
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Sat 8th Jul 2017, 07:18 PM
Male Only

Male Only

For blokes who want a 'No Girls Allowed' type of trip. Meet up with like-minded lads here!

15 79 lets have fun and travel together
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Sun 2nd Jul 2017, 09:16 AM
Overseas Meet Ups

Overseas Meet Ups

If you're looking to meet up with people overseas then meet some friendly gappers in this forum.

783 1425 Europe Tour Female Buddies (Aug to Sep 2017 for 2 weeks)
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Fri 21st Jul 2017, 09:44 AM
Round the World

Round the World

Don't want to travel round the world on your own? Post your plans here and find your perfect travel mate.

2520 11908 Mongol rally car
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Mon 13th Nov 2017, 08:08 PM
Ski and Snowboard Seasons

Ski and Snowboard Seasons

Are you looking for fellow skiers? Post your season plans here and sort out get-togethers with fellow snowies.

61 145 Mountain Bike Seasons/ trips
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Wed 26th Apr 2017, 05:06 PM
Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Share your summer camp dreams with other soon-to-be or already-are campers. Make friends before you even get to camp!

22 176 USA Summer Camp anyone?
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Sun 13th Mar 2016, 07:09 PM