This is a must have guide for anyone considering a gap year – the largest group of gappers are in their late teens and early 20’s but these days those taking a gap year are from all walks of life – and ages including those taking career breaks as well as those who are retired.
This guidebook is resource rich and focuses on everything relating to taking a gap year from the preparation, how to fund it, working and volunteering abroad and extensive information about the logistics of the actual traveling. Quotes and stories from those who have first hand experience taking a variety of gap years are sprinkled throughout the book.
With more than 20 years publishing this book annually and covering gap year travel, you can be certain any questions you have relating to gap years are contained within.
Want to explore your passion for food and wine? Want to pick fruit in New Zealand? Want to work at a WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) in Australia? Take a language course? Act? Ski? There are so many enriching experiences offered across the globe – and this book highlights how to and where to participate in many of these.
Sponsors who specialize in gap year trips offer related experiences and are listed throughout the guidebook. Need yet more resources? 160 pages at the end of the book are dedicated to specific resources organized by categories including contact information and website addresses.