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Great opportunities for gap years in Greece

by Gap Year Escape

Despite its recent economic struggles, Greece remains a popular destination, blending a beautiful Mediterranean climate with idyllic islands, fantastic food and a friendly laid-back welcome. Because of its popularity amongst holidaymakers, the country is also affordable; good value accommodation, flights, boats and car hire are typically easy to come by in Greece, making it very […]

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The Oysters of PEI’s Malpeque Bay

by Gap Year Escape

Prince Edward Island’s Malpeque Bay is one of the last remaining areas in the world where oysters continue to be harvested from wild beds by oyster gatherers, who are still called fishermen instead of farmers. Utilizing a long-standing technique that developed over a hundred years ago involving a small boat called a dory and giant […]

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The Hidden Culture of Cairns

by Gap Year Escape

Cairns is commonly stereotyped as a holiday spot for beach bums and water-sport fanatics. However, there is more to Cairns than meets the eye. When you strip off the top layer, it’s a surprisingly cultural city. Read on for a guide to some of the coolest experiences in Cairns to get your cultural fix. When […]

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What I learnt about Happiness from Sailing in Mexico

by Gap Year Escape

“Do you want to go sailing tomorrow? Bring limes and crackers.” I’m in Puerto Vallarta enjoying what can only be described as, well, not fun. It’s Spring Break but man do I feel too old for this shizz! Sailing sounds like a nice break from drunk out their mind 19 year olds asking me to […]

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How To Be Pleasantly, Culturally Confused in Bolzano, Italy

by Gap Year Escape

A mix of German and Italian sings throughout the Dolomite mountain air. Biergartens rub elbows with pizzerias. Two names, Bolzano and Bozen can be seen on signs. Set up in the Trentino-Alto Adige region of Italy, Bolzano, or Bozen by its German name, sits in the middle of a cultural confusion. While technically apart of […]

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6 Must-Do Stops on Your Gap Year Travels

by Gap Year Escape

Gap year travellers truly have the world as their oyster. For months on end they can go anywhere and do anything, budget allowing, in search of a better understanding of the world and what their place in it is. However, with so many fascinating destinations to choose from, travellers can find it hard to pin […]

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Fishing Holiday Fun in Queensland

by Gap Year Escape

If fishing is your thing, you can’t look past the rivers and seas of Queensland — two of the top places in the territory to catch your fill are the Gold Coast and Cairns. With a range of different types of fishing on offer and hundreds of species of fish native to Queensland, there is […]

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TEFL Guide: Teaching English As A Foreign Language Explained

by Gap Year Escape

Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) is the term used to describe teaching English to non-native speakers in countries where English is not the first language. This is one way in which you can be paid to live and work abroad. Some people even get the bug for this and use this to travel […]

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