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Surf Coaching – The Ultimate Gap Year Job?!

by Gap Year Escape

It’s fair to say that learning to surf is on many gap year bucket lists. I’ve ‘tried’ it in places like Indonesia, Australia, Mexico and El Salvador. It totally kicks my ass every time but it’s still one of the greatest activities to experience on your gap year wherever you end up. If the beach […]

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7 Best Travel Tips For This Summer

by Gap Year Escape

As the days become warmer and the sun stays out longer, the feeling of escaping from our humdrum life and heading off on a summer holiday becomes stronger and stronger. Below are just a few summer travel tips and tricks that will help make your summer’s vacation feel as relaxing as sitting by the pool […]

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How To Protect Your iPad, Kindle or Tablet On Your Gap Year Travels

by Gap Year Escape

“Have you seen my iPad?!” I’m not sure if it was an accusation or just the shock of losing something quite valuable, but it certainly was a different way to say “hello” when you walk into a hostel dorm!

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East London Street Art & Graffiti – Alternative London Attraction

by Gap Year Escape

“Writing graffiti is about the most honest way you can be an artist. It takes no money to do it, you don’t need an education to understand it and there’s no admission fee.” – Banksy It’s quite often that I am asked about alternative things to do in London. “I don’t want to do the […]

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The Adventure Capital Of Ecuador – Things To Do In Banos

by Gap Year Escape

One of the fundamental aspects of going on a guided white water rafting trip is that you listen to instructions and carry them out. Do that and you’ll be fine… Easier said than done! Hanging on to what felt like dear life, it’s not always easy to listen when your instincts kick in. This I […]

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Sponsored Video: The North Face – Longer Days Are Coming

by Gap Year Escape

If you’ve ever travelled with me you’ll know that I do love The North Face. They are everywhere! While I was in Patagonia last year, everyone was sporting gear from The North Face. Case in point, here’s me loving my North Face gloves up a mountain in Ushuaia, Argentina.

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What I Got Up To In New York City

by Gap Year Escape

There’s many memories from my time in New York but the one that stands out the most is the donut incident. But before I jump into that what else I did I do. This isn’t a list of what you *should* do. Just what I did and liked.

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What I Got Up To In Las Vegas

by Gap Year Escape

Ah Las Vegas. Sin City, the place where I in fact was pretty virtuous! I don’t drink or gamble but there was still plenty to do. Here’s a rundown of my experiences.

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