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Gap Year Journey On Social Media

6 Tips For Sharing Your Gap Year Journey On Social Media

Cheerio to all you excited lot out there who have decided to take a gap year abroad. Packing up your life and shipping out for a year is certainly a remarkable event to look forward to and definitely worthy of getting you some upvotes, swag points, and the likes. However, in public service, we would also like to warn you from becoming the social media oversharer. Keep a check on your sharing activities and do not slip into the role of ‘That Guy’!

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Tips For Solo Women Travelers

25 Quick Tips For Solo Women Travelers On A Gap Year Trip Abroad

Nunchucks- Check, throw knives- check, chainsaw- check; who’s going to war we wonder? In a perfect terrorism free world with no air travel regulations, this would have been staples in a solo women travelers packing list and maybe a few cans of maces as well! That’s just about enough of fantasies, let’s just snap out of it and step into reality, shall we? Girl power needn’t these weapons to manifest itself. And what better than GDA, we who’ve sent hundreds of women travelers on their dream solo trips abroad to preach the truth about this.

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Thrilling train rides around the world

6 Thrilling Train Rides You Must Take During Your Travel Abroad

Trains are the underdogs of an international travel routine; they serve quietly in the shadows and never get the center stage to revel. Railway networks are the heart of any country and we at GDA believe our travelers’ experience should be an all-inclusive one! Also, going by the rate at which cabin space in airplanes is being sized down, all we budget travelers having a codependent relationship with a flying coach will be found squatting on flight seats! Yeah yeah, international travel is not doable otherwise.

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gap year planning

Things That Are Stopping You From Taking a Gap Year Abroad But They Shouldn't

So, you've been planning to take a break for some time from your regular routine of studies or work? But you are still unsure of what exactly to do during your gap year? Or maybe where to go? There must be thousands of things that are popping up in your mind and you are totally skeptical of how to make things work. Also, if it becomes difficult to convince yourself then the journey ahead will seem even tougher - even if it is not so!

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money saving tips gap year abroad

Tips for Saving Money for Your Gap Year Travel Abroad

Well, we keep mentioning why it is important to take a gap year and what lessons you'll get to learn while traveling abroad, but before all that, the primary matter of concern is - Where will the money for this adventurous gap year come from?

While you can find several ways to save money, here are a few simple tips from our side that might help you have enough savings before you decide your destination and set sail for a gap year abroad.


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what I Learned From My Gap Year Abroad

11 Life Lessons That I Learned From My Gap Year Abroad

Apart from some nicks and scrapes, major throwback worthy memories, 64 GB full of awesome pictures, a few wrong turns and awful decisions and of course a whole lotta great traveling, my gap year was also 365 days of life school for me. True, I’ll admit, I only set out for a gap year to shake off the stress of my college finals and all I was looking forward to was a good bit of traveling, some fantastic parties and meeting new people. But, seemingly my gap year had a mind of its own and it seriously took me on a roller coaster ride.

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Gap Year With Your Partner

Reasons Why You Should Take A Gap Year With Your Partner And Travel Abroad

To take a break in between and opting for a gap year abroad is indeed a big decision. There are moments of anxiety and excitement, confusions, dilemmas and much more. You have to decide what you exactly want to do, plan the budget for your travel & stay abroad, chalk out the route map of the destinations that you wish to cover and prepare yourself to step out of your comfort zone, in order to start a new adventure.

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travel myths

8 Travel Myths That You Shouldn’t Believe!

Believe it or not - 2018 is going to be the year of traveling!

Students will take a break and set out for that gap year abroad, newlyweds will go on their honeymoon, friends will agree for the cross-country road trip, solo travelers will gain courage and explore on their own, parents will take their kids to their favorite destinations (maybe Disneyland), volunteers will take up a noble cause and travel to a faraway land to make a difference, and grandparents will agree to that much-awaited family vacation!

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Gap Year Adventure

5 Things I Learned After Moving Abroad For A Gap Year Adventure

Taking a gap year and moving to a new country for a substantial period of time is a bold decision in itself. After I finished my high school, I was in a dilemma thinking what I should do next. Honestly, I wasn't prepared enough for another 3 long years of coursework, hence, I choose to venture out of my comfort zone and discover the world that's beyond the pages of the books.

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Ideas For Your Gap Year In 2018

35 Best Ideas For Your Gap Year In 2019 | Go Discover Abroad

Transition into the college life itself is a very hard thing and that with the many obstacles and issues that come associated with the application processes makes life morbid for even the most quirky of youngsters. SATs, essays, statement of purpose and whatnot, each day you feel like there’s The King Kong inside your flesh thumping on your chest but you keep calm and fingers crossed hoping for the best. But with regret letters coming in from colleges of your choice and waitlisters’ notification from the next best, that King Kong becomes you!

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