Learn & Develop
Do you fancy adding some sizzle to your CV or learning a brand-new skill? There are so many opportunities worldwide to experience new things or develop your skills and knowledge. If you want to test your physical limits you can learn to dive or surf, try adventure trekking or learn martial arts. Stretch your brain by learning a new language, sign up for a unique internship abroad, volunteer, try teaching abroad or get paid work and see the world at the same time!
Travelling is all about expanding your mind, broadening your horizons and testing yourself with new challenges. Whether you intend it to or not, travel equals self-development, whether it means learning a new skill, getting your head round the local language, gaining paid work experience for your CV or learning about conservation or wildlife abroad. Learn, develop and fall in love with travel as you set off to explore the world!
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Learn a new skill abroad
Take off on your gap travels and learn something new! Maybe you've always dreamed of learning to surf in Australia? Do it! Want to learn to scuba dive in Thailand? Sure! Want to learn a martial art in Asia? No problem!
Central or South America is the best region in which to learn to speak Spanish, and we offer a wide range of programmes where you can learn some serious Spanish skills in amazing locations. Learn to speak Spanish in Costa Rica, Argentina, Ecuador or Peru and experience awesome culture at the same time!
Get paid work experience for your CV
Finding paid work abroad is another way you can add to your skill set and learn and develop as you explore the world. Whether you want a working holiday in Australia, fancy signing up for paid teaching abroad or dream of becoming an Au Pair in the USA, the perfect paid job is waiting for you somewhere in the world!
An internship is the ideal way of learning new skills abroad. If you're looking for unbeatable medical experience, head over to Africa and enjoy rewarding medical placements and internships.
Becoming a volunteer abroad is another way to ensure you learn and develop on your gap trip. Work with kids and make a difference abroad, volunteer with wildlife, get involved with vital conservation work, help communities around the world or show off your sporting skills as a sports coach abroad.
Wildlife Sanctuary Volunteer in South Africa
2 - 8 weeks from £3794.0 20
1-4 weeks from £7494.5 14
Have an awesome elephant experience in stunning rural ThailandGet up close to these amazing creatures at an elephant project and live in a rural Thai village community. Help bathe the elephants, plant crops and harvest bamboo, and get involved with local community projects. A magical experience!
Travel & Earn 360
Up to 12 months or longer from £2,8394.0 2
Volunteer in a School in Kerala - India
2-8 weeks from £5994.0 2
Make a real difference in children's lives!Volunteer with kids at schools in gorgeous Fort Kochi in Kerala. Help teach English in schools and care for kids as a volunteer in inspirational India!
Paid Work in Canada
Up to 24 months from £459
Work and Travel Australia
Up to 12 months job support from £1,099
Find paid work, earn, travel and explore Down Under!Work and travel in Australia! This paid work and travel package includes 1 week of fun in Sydney, 12 months of job support and a travel pass along the East Coast. Expect to earn between £10 to £15 an hour!
Ultimate East Coast
38 days minimum from £2,2694.5 1
Learn to Speak Spanish in Costa Rica
2-4 weeks from £8994.5 3
Small classes, host families, rapid progressLearn Spanish in Costa Rica and live with a Spanish family in a homestay as you learn a new language and explore amazing Costa Rica on this Spanish-speaking experience!
Wildlife Volunteer Australia
2-8 weeks from £1,3994.5 6
Bali Island Hopping
7 or 9 days from £6494.0 1
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