Spain’s capital city is a vibrant metropolis full of history, beautiful architecture, and exciting street culture in an around its endless plazas. A foodie’s heaven, there are incredible places to eat in Madrid, from olde-worlde tapas bars to gourmet restaurants. And if experiencing local nightlife is your thing, Madrid has one of the best scenes in the world with even the humblest of bars staying open until the early hours until it’s time for your morning café con leche again. Whether you’re a culture vulture or a hedonist, the Spanish capital is sure to get you hooked in no time!
When choosing where to go on your Gap Year, you’ve probably got some key things that a country needs to offer, whether it’s blissful beaches, full moon parties, world famous monuments, epic trekking, life-changing volunteering projects or, quite simply, really cheap beers. Want all of the above? Pfft, no problem. We’re now going to convince you, in 7 simple points, that India is the place to travel on your gap year.
1. India is a proper culture shock
A few weeks ago we asked you guys to #throwback to ‘that time you skydived’ and OMG there were some pretty hair raising pictures tweeted!
So here are some sky dive #throwbacks from our twitter gang. Brace yourselves…
Sky diving in the adventurous Oxfordshire!
There’s more to Thailand than full moon parties and buckets. We are given the privilege of travel, so why not give something back? By volunteering in Thailand you’ll immerse yourself in the country’s culture and really get to know the wonderful people of Thailand. Whether working with animals is your thing or you’ve always wanted to teach English, here are two fantastic ways to immerse yourself in Thailand…
Big shout out to our wise traveller Emma Moreton for telling us about her personal experience at the Elephant Nature Park… she was the one scooping the poop!
Volunteering with elephants
Its not just about the sausage. Well, it is a lot about the sausage but not all. You’re about to get VERY hungry…
The German equivalent of mac ‘n’ cheese, made from soft egg noodles. Spatzle is the pasta part and the Kase is the BEST part aka the cheese. Yum.
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