Meet the TAP Grant Finalists for 2019

We are so excited to announce this year’s finalists for the Travel Access Project Grants for Gap Year Travel. These fifteen finalists were chosen from over 200 submitted applications. We thought you’d like to meet them! Oluwaseun Ayodele Olowoporoku A Nigerian citizen who has attained all his qualifications from primary education to Post-graduate studies in[…]

19 Non-Awkward Ways to Meet People When Traveling Solo on Your Gap Year

Solo travel can be invigorating, enlightening — and terribly lonely. Why not just “be friendly” and “say hi” to new people that you meet? Here’s why: because introducing yourself to a total stranger in a café (or bar, or party, or at a tourist attraction, or on public transport) can feel creepy, anxiety-provoking and awkward[…]