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Throwback Thursday: Nick Wright

Do some research about different programs and really get a grasp of what you think will suit you as an individual the best. It can be daunting; but don’t feel as if you are alone, many have walked in your shoes

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PARTICIPANT REFLECTION: Sheldon Paro

I’m going to hit you with the big statement straight off the bat - next year will be the best year of your life!! So raise a glass to Letz Live and your parents for giving you this amazing opportunity and go have a blast!

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Throwback Thursday: Grace Selkirk

We had a delightful catch up with Grace Selkirk who worked as a gap assistant in the UK 4 years ago. Hear what she has to say!

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Q & A WITH PARTICIPANT: BRAEDENE BEVAN

We were recently travelling around New Zealand and caught up with our good friend Braedene from South Africa and asked her a few questions regarding her gap year with Letz Live.

 

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Throwback Thursday: DAN GOODBURN

This week we catch up with Dan Goodburn who spent his gap year in 2014 in Scotland. We asked him 5 quick questions about his gap year experience with Letz Live. 

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PARTICIPANT REFLECTION: Catherine Woodhead

My journey began in January 2018 when I hopped onto my first international flight headed for Sydney, Australia. Without much knowledge about the country, culture or people – I can easily say that I now consider this beautiful place my second home

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Our Team: Carl Palmer

Former boarder, gappie, travelling teacher and now mentor to thousands of Gap Year assistants internationally.

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PARTICIPANT REFLECTION: Harry Scott

Prior to my Gap Year I was unsure of what I was going to do once I finished school. I had no real idea as to what it was I wanted to  study at university

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Destination in Focus: New Zealand

Get more out of your gap year with a trip to a country that has it all, New Zealand. Never more than a couple of hours away from golden beaches, rolling green farmland and spectacular snow-covered mountains, it’s no surprise New Zealand is a popular destination for gap years and working holidays. 

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Participant Reflection: Tess Johnston

How taking a gap year made me do the growing up I never knew I needed. When you finish your final year of high school, you know absolutely everything. You’ve stayed up memorising chemical formulas until the sun peeks out and the birds outside tell you to get the heck to sleep.

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Participant Reflection: Ambar Van der Wath

“Just do it!" – as Nike would say. For years I had many a conversation with different kinds of people about taking a gap year. By the end, the decision was easy – I had met no one who had regretted taking a gap year.

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CLARE MADE IT TO NEW ZEALAND

 made it – about 30 hours of travelling later. My flights were pretty pleasant, as far as long haul flights go. I was sat next to the toilet for the first flight which led to some interesting niffs, however I didn’t have anyone annoying sat behind me kicking my chair (woop woop!).

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