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The Gap Year Guide to Online Safety Abroad

by Gap Year Escape

The build-up to your gap year abroad is usually characterised by a volatile mix of crippling nerves, dizzying euphoria and blind panic. But along with the brain-meltingly bewildering experiences of planning your trip comes the more mundane stuff that still needs sorting out. Things like travel insurance. Health checks. Work visas.

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Should I take a Gap Year before or after University?

by Gap Year Escape

So you have just left school, A Level certificates in hand (or framed in a safe place) and you’re either off to University or preparing to embark on your travel journey for X amount of months before deciding about University or job prospects. Congratulations, you are now about to step into the next chapter of […]

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How to do Moscow on a budget

by Gap Year Escape

Russia’s capital has a well-deserved reputation for being an expensive place to live, or to travel to, and certainly if you go to the glamorous clubs or exclusive restaurants favoured by the city’s rich and beautiful, you’ll find yourself paying heavily for the privilege. But Moscow doesn’t have to be expensive. From free, or very […]

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Tuesday Traveller: Andrea Spirov – The Sexiest Nation is…

by Gap Year Escape

This week we caught up with Andrea Spirov, a dual national of USA and Australia, who has travelled to 38 countries.

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How to become a Divemaster on your Gap Year

by Gap Year Escape

What is a Divemaster? Divemaster is PADI’s first professional-level qualification (there are equivalent levels with SSI or BSAC). It mainly qualifies you to conduct dive tours with certified divers, but it also enables you to assist instructors in teaching the courses you have completed, and to perform various other supervisory roles. It teaches you to […]

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iPhoneography – Travel Photography Tips for your iPhone

by Gap Year Escape

I often get asked what camera I take with me travelling… I don’t have one.

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Best Gap Year & Backpacking Travel Insurance Advice Guide

by Gap Year Escape

It’s something you buy and hope to never have to use but travel insurance is vital for anyone taking a gap year, career break or time out abroad. Travel insurance can seem like a bit of a minefield with all the different policy types, rules, exceptions and small print. So to make things easier we’ve […]

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How To Become A Ski or Snowboard Instructor – Your Questions Answered!

by Gap Year Escape

There are many attractive possibilities for your Gap Year and one of them is to become a ski or snowboard instructor. You’ll be picking up a skill, earning a qualification and getting a job, all whilst having a great time abroad! So how do you go about doing this? We caught up with PJ who […]

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