Gap Year Articles

How do you define a gap year? As you search for programs and opportunities, here are some helpful things to keep in mind to create a life-changing gap year experience.
Moving to China for an internship or as part of your Gap Year? A local shares secrets about what living in Beijing is like, including truths about the cost of living.
Si vous êtes citoyen canadien qui rêve d'un travail et voyage en Australie, c'est la ressource ultime pour vous. Voici tout ce que vous devez savoir pour obtenir un travail de travail en Australie.
Whether taking a gap year or changing careers, there's a world of opportunity around you. We've collected some of the coolest jobs you can take abroad, to inspire you to make that leap.
If you want to take a gap year that will change the world, it might be hard to choose a program. Here are some questions you should ask yourself, to make your gap year meaningful for you -- and for those you meet along the way.
The great Brazilian composer and musician Tom Jobin famously said, “Brazil is not for beginners.” To be fair, I’m not sure exactly how many countries really are appropriate for beginners, but Brazil can leave a first-time visitor feeling pretty disoriented and overwhelmed. I made...
Australia holds a very special place in my heart. It was the place where, what now feels like many moons ago, I had my first solo experience overseas. As an exchange student in Melbourne, I took to my newfound independence like a bird to flight and lapped up every minute of my...
"Are you alone?” I turned my head away from the temple to see a Thai family looking at me. "Yes, I am,” I said. They stared at me a moment longer before one of the sons spoke again. "Come with me and my family, we will show you the temple." I was stunned, taken aback by their...
The famous author Mark Twain once said, "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do." Take a look at these five stand-out travelers' stories (in no particular order) if you're hesitating on taking the plunge to...