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  • Gap Year Series: Volunteering in Mexico

    When I first told my friends and coworkers I was moving to Mexico I was largely met with stunned silence. Like most other New Zealanders, all I’d really heard of Mexico…

  • Gap Year Series: How to Volunteer Abroad

     My Instagram feed is full of them: beautiful photos of friends traveling around the globe. But what if you want to go beyond the filtered images of beautiful cities, picture perfect…

  • The Cons of Traveling Solo

    More women are traveling alone than ever before. After spending the past year traveling mostly solo, it’s a trend that’s hard to ignore both online and in real life. All over Pinterest…

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    Seven Affordable Gap Year Ideas

    Gap years for both adults and teens seem to be more popular then ever. Just take a look at Malia Obama who deferred her admission to Harvard to spend a year…

  • The Benefits of a Gap Year – 5 Years Later

    It’s hard to believe that it’s been over five years since I embarked on the journey of a lifetime – my gap year. This experience sparked my wanderlust and helped me…

  • Empowering Girls: Volunteering in Morocco

    Volunteering abroad has been on my bucket-list for as long as I can remember! I would love to plan some volunteer work soon or even maybe a flight to Fez. However,…