Destinations

The cities & countries where the gap year magic happens

You get to decide where you'll immerse yourself in a new language, join an international company, and contribute to a local community.

Thailand Thailand
Thailand

Dive into Thailand’s vibrant cities, striking natural beauty, and mind-blowing cuisine.

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Spain Spain
Seville, Spain

Experience magnificent architecture and a slower pace of life in this romantic Spanish city.

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Spain Spain
Barcelona, Spain

This seaside city will delight everyone from the outdoorsy to the epicurious.

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Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic offers a unique blend of tropical terrain, rich history, and heritage.

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France France
Paris, France

This iconic city is rich with Renaissance architecture, artistic giants, and buttery pastries.

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Costa Rica Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the world's eco-travel capital, full of adventure and beauty at every turn.

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Japan Japan
Tokyo, Japan

This Pacific Rim capital is an eclectic mix of the traditional and the ultramodern.

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Spain Spain
Malaga, Spain

Tucked along the southern coast of Spain, Malaga is a seaside gem that packs a cultural punch.

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Australia Australia
Sydney, Australia

A spectacular, sun-drenched harbor city that’s home to dozens of global manufacturing companies.

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Italy Italy
Rome, Italy

Italy’s mesmerizing capital city teems with historical ruins, mega-famous art, and bustling street life.

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Ireland Ireland
Dublin, Ireland

This quirky city is filled to the brim with history, character, and old-world Irish charm.

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France France
Nice, France

This sun-soaked, cultural gem of the French Riviera combines old-world grandeur and lively street life.

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Costa Rica Costa Rica
Tamarindo, Costa Rica

This tourist hotspot on the north-Pacific coast of Costa Rica is full of beautiful beaches, lush greenery, and outdoor activities.

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Sweden Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden

An innovative and stylish Scandinavian city, Stockholm is a city of layered contrasts.

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South Korea South Korea
Seoul, South Korea

This technology and fashion-forward city cherishes tradition as much as innovation.

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Spain Spain
Madrid, Spain

The Spanish capital will dazzle you with its warm people, fast-paced hustle, and vibrant nightlife.

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Thailand Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand's vibrant and multidimensional capital city truly offers a feast for all five senses.

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Germany Germany
Berlin, Germany

Lose yourself in the culture and art of this trendy, diverse European capital city.

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China China
Shanghai, China

A truly sophisticated world-class city with a vibrant culture and unforgettable skyline.

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Tanzania Tanzania
Tanzania

Tanzania is absolutely dazzling—from Mt. Kilimanjaro to its hundreds of miles of Indian Ocean coastline.

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Peru Peru
Peru

This mountainous South American country is a rich blend of ancient and modern culture.

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