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Three older volunteers enjoying themselves on their gap year in Thailand

By Ashwin September 21st January, 2020

Take a Mid-Career Gap Year and Explore the World

You’ve been around the block a couple of times, but have you been around the world on a gap year for grown-ups? Have you discovered what you’re truly capable of?

High school volunteer program abroad group photo in South Africa.

By Zach Mason 17th January, 2020

Best Summer Internships Abroad for High School Students in 2020

We’ve crafted our high school summer travel programs with your professional and experiential growth in mind. Designed for 15-18 year olds, our travel abroad programs bring volunteers from around the world to learn and explore together.

Traveller explores Angkor Wat in Cambodia.

By Zach Mason 13th January, 2020

Seven Ways Travel Changes Your Life

Ever reconnected with friends after they've come back from their extended travels or a trip overseas? They talk your ear off about their amazing experiences and without fail, they'll tell you how much the trip has changed them.

A sugar skull hand painted and on sale at a market in Mexico.

By Nadia Moore 11th December, 2019

How to Immerse Yourself in Spanish

Let’s play a little game. For every English phrase you may use while traveling abroad, can you think of the Spanish equivalent?

Students on a medical school gap year program work at an outreach in Sri Lanka.

By Nadia Moore 27th November, 2019

4 Medical School Gap Year Program Ideas

You can feel it deep within your bones - you need a break from your studies. In fact, you need a few months, or even an entire year off before medical school.

Gap year volunteers take a selfie in the mountains of Vietnam.

By Amelia McKinlay 20th November, 2019

Five Steps To Planning Your Gap Year

Are you dreaming of taking a year out but are unsure how to plan a gap year? A gap year is the perfect time to take a break from your routine and dive into something completely different.

Medical interns take a group photo with their placement supervisors in Kenya.

By Jen Southern 05th November, 2019

Best International Internships Around the World for 2020

We’re here to give you that much needed pearl of wisdom. You might have only just started college, but it’s usually the best time to begin looking.

A volunteer on an alternative spring break in Costa Rica plays a game with a child.

By Nadia Moore 04th November, 2019

Top 5 Alternative Spring Break Ideas in 2020

The year is coming to a swift end, and just like you, we can hardly believe it! With 2020 peeking around the corner, now’s the best time to start planning your alternative spring break for 2020.

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