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Canada Calling! 2018 working holiday permits now up for grabs

Canada Calling! 2018 working holiday permits now up for grabs

The Canadian High Commission has started to release a brand new, limited quota of IEC* working holiday permit invitations for 2018. BUNAC, the gap year organisation, is offering advice and support to help applicants secure the...

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Soundwave Festival, Croatia: The Final Wave

Soundwave Festival, Croatia: The Final Wave

Banner photo credit: Jane Anderson • Soundwave reaches its 10th and final year in summer 2018 • The sublime Adriatic odyssey marks its conclusion after a decade of festivals • Idyllic Tisno will host the...

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Volunteer Abroad for Less with Original Volunteers

Volunteer Abroad for Less with Original Volunteers

Volunteering abroad need not be expensive. Original Volunteers offers the opportunity to take part in worthwhile projects in over 17 countries worldwide which don’t cost the earth. Projects start from as little as ...

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Celebrate Volunteers’ Week with BUNAC

Celebrate Volunteers’ Week with BUNAC

This Volunteers' Week (1-7 June), specialist work abroad organisation, BUNAC is celebrating the positive impact its volunteers are making around the world.  Teaching in India, repairing schools in Nepal, sports coaching in South Africa...

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Soundwave Announces Full Line-Up

Soundwave Announces Full Line-Up

Festival returns to Tisno for 9th season in 2017 • Soundwave returns to Croatia for its 9th year this summer with its most ambitious range of artists ever • New headliners include Laura Mvula, The Pharcyde,...

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Interview with record breaking professional adventurer, Dave Cornthwaite

Interview with record breaking professional adventurer, Dave Cornthwaite

It’s fair to say that Dave Cornthwaite is a pro-adventurer with many amazing expeditions under his belt. As he prepares to host The Adventure Auditorium at the upcoming Adventure Travel Show in London,...

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5 Hauntingly beautiful castles you have to explore in Europe

5 Hauntingly beautiful castles you have to explore in Europe

There are plenty of beautiful castles located across Europe, we’ve selected our top five favourites for you to put on your bucket lists, so get out there and explore! Chateau De Chambord, France ...

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What you can’t learn from a textbook about animal behaviour

What you can’t learn from a textbook about animal behaviour

  The Animal Connection Memories are the stored experiences of life’s lessons. The Cushing’s and their animals are experts in creating shared experiences with animals. “Last winter...I took out...

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Do something life changing with Mission Direct

Do something life changing with Mission Direct

Do you want your gap year to matter? Do something life-changing… What we do: Mission Direct gives you the opportunity to help some of the world’s most vulnerable. Whether it’s...

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Make Oktoberfest a part of your Gap Year history

Make Oktoberfest a part of your Gap Year history

Stoketoberfest: a brief background It was almost a decade ago that the weary Stoke Travel caravan limped into a Munich campsite with delusions of festive grandeur. The caravan was loaded with all kinds of vagabonds...

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6 Wild Ways to Volunteer with Animals on Your Gap Year

6 Wild Ways to Volunteer with Animals on Your Gap Year

Sink your teeth into the catch of your gap year: a thrilling adventure disguised as a volunteer project, unique travel opportunity, learning experience, and exotic playdate. Bond with wild critters through an animal conservation project...

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Meat-free travelling: is it possible?

Meat-free travelling: is it possible?

The answer is yes! In most places around the world, you are sure to find new and delicious dishes without missing out on local delicacies or compromising on your vegetarian or vegan diet. Whilst it...

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Make sure these landmarks are on your photography bucket list

Make sure these landmarks are on your photography bucket list

The world is littered with picture-perfect landmarks screaming out for you to take a selfie in front of. The Taj Mahal, Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum and the Great Pyramid of Giza are just some of...

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