Hey everyone, now that we've settled into working life here in Sydney. Here's a bit of an insight as to what life is like working at a theme park.
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Hi everyone! Now we're all settled in Sydney (we've bagged ourselves a job and a flat!) - we thought we'd offer some hints and tips that we picked up whilst on the job hunt Down Under.
If you decide to go for the Paid work and Sydney Intro - which is the Real Gap trip that we are both on, then you'll get membership with the Work and Travel Company, who are there to help you find work in Australia- even if you decide not to stay in Sydney (score!). Your working holiday visa allows you to...Read More
To all of you younger whippersnappers, it's come around to that time of year again. You're either starting your first week or uni (and hopefully loving it!) or thinking of applying for next year, and we appreciate it's a massive decision for anybody. Question is, do you know if uni's definitely for you, or if a year out would help you along your way?
A few weeks ago, we saw an article which talked about travelling boosting your grades at university. Now we can't prove this for ourselves, but...Read More
Australia is ONE popular country to visit if you’re a Real Gapper... we send hundreds of you off RTW each year, and as we’re approaching prime Aussie departure time, we thought we’d fill you in with everything you'll need to know if you’re one of the lucky ones swanning off (and if you are, can you make room for us in your suitcase- pretty please?).
Budget: If you’re heading out to Australia to work Down Under for a year, you’ll need to have a fair amount of saving’s- $5000 AD to be exact....Read More
It's official... we're upping sticks and moving to Brighton! To mark our new start in the ultimate seaside town we've got some awesome spots in team RG up for grabs. Interested? Keep on reading!
After spending the first ten or so years of it's life in Tunbridge Wells, Real Gap is moving to Brighton! We're all so stoked about our new start, and to kick off the occasion in serious style we've got some mega cool jobs available in the best travel team in the world #bitbiasedbutitstrue.
Our new...Read More
A student? Love travel, and want to get bucket loads of experience in the industry with the country's leading gap year specialist? If you've answered yes to the above, then you could be what we're looking for!
Here at Real Gap (and our sister brand i-to-i) we're looking for an enthusiastic, self motivated, ambitious student to join us on our placement program. You'll be working in Real Gap Towers for 40 weeks from August 2013, and you'll be helping the sales, marketing and product teams over...Read More
Known as the home of the most iconic opera house in the world, that incredible bridge and the 2000 Olympics- Sydney is one awesome city, and the queen of Aus has a special place in our hearts! To celebrate all that Sydney has to offer, we thought we’d give you the lowdown of the things we love best about Sydney. After all, who’s never dreamt of living with all of this for a year?!
In Sydney, you need to:
S is for seeing the sights- Sydney is full to the brim of iconic landscapes that you need...Read More
Silly question, right? As we're staring out the window of our Tunbridge Wells office, it's grey, wet and pretty damn miserable. However, on the other side of the world in our Melbourne office we're hearing all about blue skies, scorching weather, and tan lines galore... (Jealous, us? Never!)
Not only that, but we've heard on the grapevine that the Aussie working visas are going up in price from the 1st January 2013- and not just by a measly smidgen, but by 30%. Crikey! To soften the blow,...Read More
Travel advisor Tom describes his time on the South Africa Experience…
The worst part of any trip is the end. The waiting-for-the-plane (2 hours delayed); the murky cold weather on return home; ‘real life’. But it’s not really because of our loathing of day-to-day life that we want more time (come on, life isn’t all that bad!) – it’s because we always want one more day on our adventure. Be it beaches, bars and cocktails; bushland, wildlife and locals; friends, laughter and memories – we...Read More