So far, we’ve covered events that you can organise to raise cash for your gap year – but what if you’ve not got enough spare time or are a bit nervous about taking on something so ambitious?
If that’s the case, you might want to think about doing something interesting/challenging/funny or just plain mad to do for sponsorship. Come up with the wackiest idea you can and you’ll find lots of people willing to support you – Don’t forget your official i-to-i sponsorship form for people to fill in...Read More
A refreshing break before or after your studies, or just a chance to see the world? What does a gap year mean to you?
Everyone’s heard of it, but what exactly is it? The Encarta dictionary describes it as:
“A period of time taken off by a student after the completion of secondary education and before starting higher or further education.”
But that’s not strictly true. You see, you can take a gap year before or after university. You could even take a year out during your course and come back to...Read More
Setting off overseas can be an exciting, adventurous and even life changing experience but.....don't forget to be prepared! Make sure you're going to stay healthy in country by getting the right jabs and potions to keep you in tip top shape for all those adventures!
So you’ve planned your perfect 6 month working abroad trip and every 2 months you’ll be moving on to a different country. You’ve got everything sorted, your working Visas have been approved, you’ve been making lists of what to...Read More
Courtesy of the lovely folk over at Lonely Planet and their 12th Guide to Thailand, (http://www.lonelyplanet.com/), here are our favourite fun facts about the Land of Smiles:
1. Record breakers
Eat your heart out Guinness World Records Smashed!, Thailand has some of the most Guinness World Records per person in the world, including largest ever aerobics workout, biggest hamburger, man with longest hair and most linked skydivers.
2. Gives you wings…
Red Bull, the rather famous energy drink, has...
Welcome to Campfire, i-to-i's new blog run by the wonderful Laura and amazing Will Jones.Read More