How To Be Pleasantly, Culturally Confused in Bolzano, Italy

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

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

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

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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London – Budget or Luxury?

There are many ways to travel and many possible budgets. Some opt for the challenge and excitement of the thinnest budget; often, this is called backpacking. For the privileged few who consider money no object or perhaps the average wage earner who wants to splurge once, there is the luxury version, sparing no expense. Below…

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The 5 Dumbest Ways To Get Your Valuables Stolen On A Gap Year

This past weekend I had the opportunity to catch up with my friend Nigel Clifford, an avid traveller and entrepreneur. He recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for his business Adventure Underwear, which aims to revolutionize the travel industry by ridding the world of dorky looking money belts forever and replacing them with stylish, comfortable and…

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How To Buy A Cheap Round The World Ticket – RTW Flights Hacked!

So many people take a round the world flight on their travels but researching and finding your own can be a bit of daunting experience. There are so many options, things to consider and routes you could take. I learnt some lessons from my gap year and to make it easier for you we’ve created…

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How To Keep In Touch On Your Gap Year

It’s nice to be away and disconnected. However, whether for your own needs or for those back home, you will need to stay in touch during your Gap Year. So what’s the best way to do this? You’re lucky. You’ve got options…

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