14 Tips for Planning Your Gap Year

Today’s guest post is from surfer, photographer, traveller and Devon native Chris Stevens. Chris ditched the 9-5 life to backpack around the world and when he’s not in the water catching some waves you can find him blogging at BackpackerBanter....

How To Pack Your Backpack

It’s time to embark on your big adventure, but there’s just the small matter of fitting all your new ‘travel essentials’ in your carefully chosen backpack. Bin the ‘jeans-for-best’, the ‘shoes-for-just-in-case’ and the ‘backup-hoody’. It’s time to strip the contents of your backpack down...

Career Break Travel

With ‘Eat Pray Love’ opening in cinemas across the globe, the career break travel bug has hit once again. And really, who can blame us? This movie version of Elizabeth Gilbert’s travel memoir is a jet-setting inspiration if ever there was one....

Gap Year Guide Part 4: Pack

It’s been smooth sailing up till now. You’ve completed the first three gap year P’s – planning, plotting and preparing – in style, and you’re ready to take on a fourth and final challenge. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to...

Gap Year Guide Part 3: Prepare

  So, you’ve done your research, you’ve saved your money, you’ve even booked your tickets and accommodation. Now it’s down to those pesky yet ever-so-essential gap year planning details… Insurance We’re not your Mom so it’s not our job to...

Gap Year Guide Part 1: Plan

It’s summer time at last! For most of us that means barbeques, picnics in the park and maybe even a week away in the sun. However, for a few lucky people, this summer will mark the start of...