Harriet here! I've taken over the blogging duties from Ben today... and day 7 of our Thai adventure was all about the volunteering!
The Category Archives For: Volunteering
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
So, you’ve decided to take a gap year or a summer break and now you need to think about how you’re going to pay for it. You’ll need enough money for the trip, for flights, insurance, visas, equipment and spending money… so where’s it all going to come from?
Whether you want to earn enough money to fully fund your trip, or if you’re just looking to top up what you’re already saved, here are a few fundraising tips to help you get on your way:
1) Make money from your chores
Start your own...Read More
So, you’re going away on your travels… but what are you going to take with you? Panic not; here at Real Gap we’ve used our many years of experience and our well travelled team to put together this list of our top ten things to take on your travels. You’re welcome!
Apparently it makes the world go round, but more important money helps you go round the world! You’ll want spending money for anything from paying for the meals not included in your trip price to buying souvenirs or...Read More
This morning, travel advisor Tom came bounding into the office, full of excitement. “It’s done, it’s done!” he called to us all as he ran around the office showing off a photo of a library.
But this wasn’t just any library. In fact, this was the library for which Tom had laid the foundations only a few months before as part of a volunteering trip he went on with Real Gap. And now the library is finished and he takes great pride in the fact that he helped to make that...Read More
Adventure travel is exciting. It’s about adrenaline, it’s about experiences and it’s about making the memories and the stories that you’ll tell for the rest of your life.
Take our Peru Inca Trail trip as an example. Spending seven days trekking through this stunning landscape, you’ll experience sights and feelings like never before. Following Inca traditions and history from Cusco, you’ll pass through the fertile Sacred Valley and then hike to the ultimate Peruvian icon, Machu Picchu. Now...Read More