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Category: Gap Year

My Gap Year between school and university was when I really developed my addiction to travel. I spent 10 months abroad in 5 different continents and it utterly changed my life: I grew up, I became independent and I learnt about the world around us. I couldn’t recommend doing a Gap Year more, and here are some tips for your own Gap Year, and some tales from mine.

Must-have Books for the Keen Traveller

Currently on my bookshelf: 1000 Places to See Before You Die – Organised by country, I like to tick off the ones I’ve visited. The Lonely Planet Travel Book – […]

Guest Post: A Student’s Guide To Skiing

Olivia Stuart-Taylor weighs up the benefits of skiing on a trip organised by a University                 Imagine this: 1500 Durham University students, one resort, one week, three metres 3m of […]

The Gap Year

On a personal note, of all my 22 years, my gap year was by far the best. Recently that status has been rocked by how much I also loved my […]