Are you over 30 and wishing you could put life on hold to take a year out? Are you burnt-out, stuck on the wheel and wondering what life is all about? In this travel series we explore what motivates our writers to take a mid-life gap year and how they survive, ditching everything they know for the biggest challenge they’ve ever faced.
Find out how one person changed their life by quiting their perfect job to work in the travel industry, for an adult gap year that has become a career.
Pushing the “pause” button on real life to adventure around the world full-time is something many people would only dream of. And I was one of them, until I asked myself, “why only dream it?”
Why not actually DO it?
It was time for a change. Deciding to take a grown up gap year and head overseas was the culmination of a few things. Although I’d done a reasonable amount of traveling, I’d never lived overseas, and now seemed like the perfect time to hit the road and try out the digital nomad lifestyle.
Choosing a motorhome or campervan is one of the biggest buying decisions you’ll ever make and high on lots of people’s bucket list. Read our buyers guide to make sure that when you choose a motorhome or van, it’s the perfect motorhome for you!
Palermo is a deliciously intense city, full of dazzling cathedrals and grand parks, chaotic marketplaces, and endless cups of espresso. The Palermo tourism experience is bold and intense – even to visit Palermo in 36 hours will leave you with plenty of impressions and memories.
Scotland is a hugely popular motorhome destination offering stunning landscapes, huge skies and fantastic roads and routes. If you prefer to wild camp in your motorhome, we’ve got all the information you need to do so safely and within the rules.
Porto is a small and intimate coastal city, with so much to see and do. Porto is packed full of interest and character with a lively cafe and bar scene, perfect for lazy summer evenings. If you’re going on road trip of Portugal, find out how to spend one day in Porto.