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‘Mind the Gap’ as students take a year out

Sales of backpacker insurance were more than eight times higher in August than during the same month last year as frustration over university places prompted potential students to take a year out, new figures from Virgin Money Travel Insurance show.

Gap Year Interview with Rob Murray-Jones

If a gap year of globe-trotting is something you are seriously contemplating, The Daily Telegraph Adventure Travel Show could also be of interest.

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Young Academic Guide to Your Gap Year 2010/11

So, it’s another academic year and that means that thousands of students nationwide are considering their gap year. With a big wide world out there and hundreds of countries to consider, all offering different things, it can be a bit of a minefield. Take some time to read the ‘Young Academic guide to your Gap Year’ for 2010/11.

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Paris – Cool Culture & Cuisine

When you think of Paris, I imagine you think of romantic walks on the Seine or freezing your ‘proverbials’ off going up the Eiffel Tower. I certainly did, but as I discovered, the ‘City of Love’ has so much more to offer – especially to those on a tight budget.