Here in the RG office, we're all obsessed with travel and Chris is no exception. After living in Cambodia for seven months we can well and truly say that he is the Real Gap Cambodia expert - he never stops talking about his favourite country!
To celebrate the launch of the all new Cambodia Experience, we thought we'd ask Chris about all of his favourite Cambodian things. Be prepared for inspiration central! (Can we all go now please...)
What's the main thing you love about Cambodia?
There's so...Read More
Earlier this month, RG's Hannah (aka, Champs) went off on our China Ultimate Adventure to see what all the fuss was about on one of our biggest adventure trips!
Hi Champs! What was your favourite part of your time in China?
I was really surprised about how awesome Yangshuo was. I didn't know anything about it beforehand, but it was absolutely incredible! We spent four days cycling, hiking, trekking and rafting... and we all had the best time. I also took part in a cookery course (which is one...Read More
Officially, a gap year is:
Looking to head out on a working holiday in Aus? Our very own Sam has just come back from her year in Australia… check out how she got on below!
Why did you decide to head out to Australia in the first place?
I’d always wanted to experience living in a different country, but work (and life) always got in the way. One day, after a particularly hard day in the office, I picked up the phone and booked a flight to Sydney for 5 months’ time. I chose Australia mainly because my brother was currently...Read More
We’d put any money on this: if the whole world could, they’d take a year out to head to Australia. Go on, disagree with us! (We know you won’t). Here in the UK, Australia as seen as ‘the’ place to go to take time out and if we could we’d go for months, if not years. Unfortunately for some of us this can’t be done (we have to keep th RG website going for you lot!) but when I got the chance to take three weeks off to go explore, I couldn’t resist hitting up Aus and packing in as much as...Read More
Looking to go on a gap year, but don't know where to start? Take note future gap yearers, we have one Real Gapper who's half way through her incredible journey with us - check out her story (and her incredible itinerary) below!
Name: Nat Mahoney
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You've spent the last 13 years of your life in school, now it's time to ditch off the textbooks. If you've decided not to go to uni, you literally have the whole world at your feet and that is BLOODY EXCITING.
Not sure whether to stick it out at home or go travelling? Check out our amazing one year plan and you'll soon know where you want to be...
The first month in the gap year calendar, and you're about to start your incredible first year in the 'Real' world! We recommend...Read More
Results day, 2014. It’s nearly here (gulp). That little cretin crept up on us BIG time, and now your time to shine has arrived!
We know that during this time of year, it’s very easy to feel a bit alone. And scared. Except for the fact that you shouldn’t do.
Here are our top 6 reasons WHY we reckon you should take on Results Day and give it the what for!
1) We’ve all been there. If anything Results Day 2014 should be the one thing which binds us human beings together. We all know that, in...Read More
Looking to hit the East Coast of Australia this year? RG's Sam has just come back from her year abroad in Aus... so here are her top tips for the EC!
1) Sailing on Whitsundays – This was by far the highlight of my whole trip! After boarding our groups own private yacht and sailing into the stunning clear blue sea, we got to spend the afternoon swimming and snorkelling. We saw hundreds of different fish and sea life and the views were breath-taking. We slept on board overnight and spent...Read More