Top 8 Gap Year Destinations

Have you ever found yourself sitting in a lecture wondering if you’re actually learning something valuable? The classes, the workload and the dorm life can get dull. If you’re looking for a different experience, one that will keep you learning and growing outside of a classroom, consider a gap year! What better way to learn about culture, history, language and even independence than by traveling for a year? Here is a list of top gap year destinations to consider for your next adventure.

Find Your #happyplace in South America

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Many travel to South America to find their #happyplace. For some, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to the peaks of Machu Picchu. For others, it’s a trip home to mother’s cooking. You can learn the dance of love in Argentina or party hard in Brazil, known for the celebration of Carnival and bikini-filled beaches. You can visit ancient cities in Peru or experience modern development in Brazil. And don’t forget to eat! The local cuisine varies by country, region, and even city, so be sure to eat local and experience it all! (more…)