1. Boost you travel readiness with these 5 tips

    You have your basic gap year travel itinerary set and plane tickets bought... So what can you do now to better prepare yourself for your trip? 1. Read, read, read. You will probably want to purchase a guidebook from your favorite series. (I often travel with a Lonely Planet guidebook). But in the early planning stages, I go to my local library and check out a number of other guidebooks to compare …Read More

  2. Benefits of joining an organized gap year program

    Are you trying to decide whether to travel solo on your gap year, or to join an organized gap year program like Youth International?  Traveling solo can be a lot of fun, and you can gain particular skills by going that route.  There are certain tangible benefits, though, that come from joining an organized gap year program. Joining a reputable, accredited gap year program like Youth Internationa…Read More

  3. Your pathway to lifelong learning

    If you are considering taking a gap year that involves travel and volunteering overseas, you should consider the opportunities offered by Youth International. Youth International has over twenty years of experience as a leader in the field of gap year travel.  Now is the perfect time to look into the details of the travel itineraries that are being offered during the fall of 2018 or even the spri…Read More