Are you all booked and ready to head off on a big gap year adventure abroad? Perhaps you’re still in the daydreaming stage? Either way, we’ve compiled the A-Z essentials you’ll need to make the most of your gap year travels.
Have you always wanted to learn the tango? How about sipping down the best wine or devouring the finest fare? You can do it all in Argentina. With bright and bustling barrios, the most vibrant culture, most fascinating history you’ve ever laid eyes on and a perfect mix of scenery to satisfy that wanderlust, seduce your inner traveller with a trip to Argentina.
When travelling we often moan about how expensive things are when visiting popular tourist spots. It’s no wonder really – if you visit the most popular destinations then you’re likely to encounter prices that match the demand! Cheaper, less visited countries can easily exceed these popular tourist spots in terms of authenticity, excitement, and the amount of things to do.
If you don’t yet adore Byron Bay, one thing is for sure: you soon will. A trip to this magical Australian coastal town could be just the thing if you’re into reinvigoration, exploration and relaxation. Byron Bay is a gem on the northern coast of New South Wales; it is a dreamy, sun-soaked town flanked by various natural wonders and blessed with an awe-inspiring sunrise and sunset each day.
If you love children and want to travel, working overseas as an Au Pair could be a perfect option for you. Hold your horses though, before you actually move abroad and start working as an Au Pair, you’ll want to do some research about what it’s like. You probably already have some ideas about what life will be like. Some of your ideas may be spot on, while others might need some tweaking! This is where Keely comes in! She’s a Global Au Pair from Australia currently living in Paris. And below is what her weekly routine looks like in her own words.
Solo travel requires independent, adventurous souls who are comfortable being their own company. Hats off to all solo travellers, I applaud you because your travel experiences become maximised, everything is a little more satisfying because you did it yourself. Whilst there’s definitely a sense of achievement in solo travel, and a big one at that, there are a number of pros and cons you might like to consider the next time before you’re hitting the road.
South Korea used to be overlooked as a travel destination in favour of its neighbours Japan & China. However, more and more travellers are discovering its delightful combo of new tech, ancient traditions, vibrant & quirky culture and amazing eats. From the streets of Seoul to the subtropical beaches of Jeju Island, here's our South Korea Bucket List…
Gone are the days when Greenpeace was your only option of a decent volunteer experience. Today, it’s easier than ever to find well run, organised programs. However, while it is an admirable task, it’s worth discussing the potential pitfalls and the positives before you dive in. After all, the better you understand the risks and rewards, the better prepared you’ll be! Here are the pros and cons of volunteering abroad.