Why I didn’t do a gap year

I think a gap year is a great idea… if you have the money. You have to take an entire year out and funding that year isn’t going to be the easiest job in the world, so why not go about it another way? I’ve got a few alternatives for you! BY EMILY JONES Study […]

I started travelling because of a girl on a train | Alice Teacake

Her name is Alice Nettleingham, or Alice Teacake, and she once met a girl on a train who changed everything she knew and thought she loved. At the time, she was 25 and was a successful psychologist in the UK, but something was missing. The girl she met had just got back from India teaching English, and after 4 hours of non-stop talking, Alice got off the train and booked herself on a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) course. She quit her job, her apartment, her current relationship… everything. Poof. She still says it’s the best decision she’s ever made, and here’s why. Read more about I started travelling because of a girl on a train | Alice Teacake