10 Epic Train Journeys For Your Gap Year

I do like flying. It’s fast and convenient but I have to say I rather enjoy train trips too. There’s none of the security checks and turning off your electronics. You get your ticket, find a seat and away you go. It might take longer but it can also me more affordable (unless your opting…

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Should I Start A Travel Blog? The Gap Year Escape Story

“So what do you do?” The age old question that usually pops up in many a backpacker hostel. I’m a blogger? No, everyone is a blogger these days. I’m a professional blogger? Hmm, but I do bit more than that. I’m an internet marketer? I’m also on the road a lot so a digital nomadic…

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10 most useful things to take with you on a backpacking holiday

It’s easy to get carried away when packing for a trip and all too often we lose sight of what is going to be useful and what is just going to take up room and weigh you down. The best way to find out what you need to take with you is through personal experience,…

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Five reasons ANYONE can take a gap year

A gap year can be defined as a period of time where you take a break from your normal day to day life and explore something new and exciting. So, why can’t anyone do it? For a long time, the term gap year has been synonymous with young students but there is no reason why…

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Pointing At Things On Your Gap Year

Some people when they travel will have a “thing” that they do. Maybe they collect fridge magnets or flags to put on their backpack. Maybe they take a dance video in every location. Perhaps they have a teddy bear that they take a picture of next to famous landmarks. Some might try and sleep with…

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Surf Coaching – The Ultimate Gap Year Job?!

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

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

“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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