Gap Year Advice: Talk to Strangers

“Don’t talk to strangers” is the single worst piece of cultural brainwashing that we’ve perpetrated on children in the past couple of generations. While statistics are pointing to the fact that America is safer than it’s been since the mid-sixties, we continue to frighten each other into believing that we are at constant risk of[…]

Reducing Gap Year Costs: On the Road Strategies

If you’re wondering how you’ll possibly find the money you need to fund your Gap Year, this post is the place to start. It’s an excerpt from the fantastic and FREE GapYear30 planning resource, provided by BootsnAll. There’s a parent’s version too! Travel is expensive, right? If there’s anything you’ve learned the hard way this[…]

Family Gap Year: The Best Countries to take Your Family Abroad to Live, Work, Study, & Play

Deciding to world school with your family and kids is half the battle. Choosing the destination is the next hump, and we’re here to help you figure out where to call home during traveling edventure. Whether you want to be on the move and visiting a ton of places, or you want to sit-tight in[…]

Announcing the Travel Access Project Grant for Gap Year Travel

$3000 USD for Gap Year Travel 2017-18 Apply Here! Do you have a dream of taking a Gap Year to travel and learn? Do you want to take a break between high school and college to experience the real world, expand your skill set and gain clarity towards your career path forward? Perhaps you’re just[…]

Fund Your Gap Year: Finding the Money to Travel

If you’re wondering how you’ll possibly find the money you need to fund your Gap Year, this post is the place to start. It’s an excerpt from the fantastic and FREE GapYear30 planning resource, provided by BootsnAll. There’s a parent’s version too! When considering fundraising for your Gap Year, take a three pronged approach to[…]