Gap Year Blogs

If you're thinking about taking a gap year, check out these blogs from real life gappers to see what they've been up to and inspire your own adventure!

Productive Gap Year Blog

Barry details how to make the most of your gap year in his blog...

Daring To Explore Blog

Dominick shares his gap year travel throughout Europe and Asia...

GapYearTravelStore Blog

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Matt's Blog

Matt shares his journey around North and South America...

Anya's Blog

Anya documents her worldwide gap year travel and beyond...

Sunny's Blog

Sunny's travels as an 18 year old finding her way in the world...

Claire's Blog

As Claire prepares to travel, she blogs about topics such as work experience, applying to Oxbridge and volunteering.

Sara's blog
Sara's diary on her travels through Asia.

Lauren's blog
Read Lauren's experiences of travelling through Thailand, Australia, Fiji and North America!

Ben's blog
All about Ben's teaching gap year in Guyana, South America.

Letitia's blog
Letitia writes how her experiences of travelling in Asia changed her life.

Cora's blog
Travels in Nepal, Kenya and Argentina.

Becky's blog
Becky talks about her work with children in Sri Lanka and teaching in India.

Ellora's blog
An insight into life as an au pair in Granada, Spain.

Parker's blog
Thoughts on working in a Ugandan school then a trip to Budapest.

Brad and Leslie's blog
A post-graduate couple explore the USA.

Another Hodophile 
Becky's blog on her travels around Central America

Stories from a mature traveller

An American student travels through six countries in eight months.

If you have your own Gap year blog you’d like to share, please email us at, and we’ll add it to the list.

Further information

For more tips and advice on your gap year, please see: