No admission fee out here
This is the third part of a series of posts I am writing about the lessons we learned from taking a gap year. Stress really does affect your health I definitely feel better after taking some time away from the corporate world, but I had not actually quantified the effects […]

Travel doesn’t have to be expensive… and other things I ...


The wifi seems slow here
This is the second part of a series of posts I am writing about the lessons we learned from taking a gap year. Europeans have an admirable nonchalant attitude We are now pretty good at spotting Europeans* at the beach. We look for those folks who just simply don’t care. […]

Watching TV is less appealing… and other things I learned ...


Leaving on a jet plane
Last July, my wife and I began our gap year. Gap years are traditionally taken by incoming college students in the UK and Europe during the year before they start college. I’m a bit older at nearly 40 so we’ve gotten many perplexed and concerned looks over the past year […]

Things can get real, real fast … and other things ...