The World First Wander: getting it right, great apps and gap years.

The World First Wander: getting it right, great apps and gap years. Welcome to another installment of the World First Wander, our weekly look at what’s hot in travel writing and blogging. This week we  look at getting it right (as far as …

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Don’t be a grieving gap year parent (or grandparent)!

How to wave them off with a smile: advice for parents and grandparents sending kids off on a gap year. Legions of parents and grandparents will wave their kids and grandkids goodbye this year as they set off on their gap years …

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What would Jonathan Ross do on his gap year?

What would Jonathan Ross do on his gap year? So Friday Night with Jonathan Ross has finally come to an end. He says it's time for him to move on to pastures new. Did he jump or was he pushed? …

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How to plan a gap year – a few tips

How to plan a gap year - a few tips A lot of people fantasise about long-term travel and just giving it all up and going away.  Most of them never manage it,  something or someone always  seems to conspire …

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An easy guide to getting a gap year right

An easy guide to getting a gap year right The exams are over and summer holidays are here again. Well, for some of us anyway. If you're a student and you're kicking your heals wondering what on earth you're going …

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10 things to keep you healthy in a gap year

10 things to keep you healthy in a gap year Many students decide to take a year off after school before committing themselves to university or a job. It's a great way of seeing the world or getting some experience …

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World First Launch The Gap year “Survival Guide” to Support the FCO “Know before You Go Campaign”

World First Launch The Gap year "Survival Guide" to Support the FCO "Know before You Go Campaign" Even though we do say it ourselves, we have some pretty nifty travel insurance deals out there – and our gap year and …

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