Gap years and career breaks can turn out to be the best and memorable years of your life if well utilized. You can create memories or add to your life skills by trying out several options, whether you are just leaving school or in the middle of a career and ready for a sabbatical to go and travel. Below are some suggestions of the best options out there, whichever category you fall into…
Learn to be a ski instructor
Skiing is a popular holiday sport among many Europeans and adding a skill into your life is a worthwhile activity. With such a skill, you may get a seasonal job in some of the world’s best ski resort while still enjoying free accommodation and meeting new people each season. Ski instructors are responsible for teaching basic skills to people of all ages, ensuring safety of the skiing slopes and of the skiers, helping skiers improve on skills and write certificates of those that have acquired ski skills.
After years of working as a ski instructor one may even become a trainer of ski instructors, become resort ski managers or ski examiners. A ski training certificate will also color to your CV.
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Luxury world tour on sabbatical
Leaving work for an adventure around the world may seem like a crazy idea but may lead you to unexpected destinations, let you experience different cultures and help you gain valuable life experience. You may be surprised that after that a sabbatical you may come back rejuvenated and full of innovative ideas. All you need to do is prepare adequately, put finances in place and plan your destinations and then hit the road.
Take luxury safari trips in Africa, make sure to explore morocco and enjoy staying in luxurious Kasbahs, visit India and stay in magnificent palaces, head to Bali and stay on over water resorts, explore tropical Indian Ocean islands, get to know Europe without forgetting to pay a visit to Paris, head to the Arab Emirates for desert experience and make sure to visit Australia.
Do Camp America
Camp America or equivalent summer camps in the USA are an ideal option for a student seeking adventure and fun. It offers great working experiences for students and also lets one travel wider after leaving camp. The camp has several roles that a student can easily fit in; they include Counsellor, Advanced Skills Counsellor and Campower Roles. These roles are not complicated and require just basic skills such as taking care of campers and engaging in their activities, teaching the campers what you know best such as skiing, music or painting, cleaning, cooking and office assistance and maintenance roles. A certificate from Camp America also looks attractive on your CV.
Travelling around the world as a student
Travelling around the world just before joining college or university can be a refreshing experience and can make you gain more experience on life issues and meet fellow travelers along your route. The best way to explore the world on a budget is to travel as a backpacker. Make sure to have a travel insurance cover and keep in touch. Make use of hostels during your trip around the world and use budget flights when you need to fly. Finally, in your destinations travel within by use of public buses after all you have all the time in the world to reach your destination.