Help you discover more about the world, yourself, and the positive impact you can make through educational travel that is both mindful and sustainable; offer you an unforgettable, hands-on experience that takes you beyond tourism for a meaningful exchange with other cultures.
All over the world! Our Local Guides & Field Directors are usually based in the country you're visiting or otherwise work there regularly, so they're experts in the local experience.
Local Guide Keith on the EF Gap Semester's Guided Exploration pf Europe tour
Tour Director Ivan is usually behind the camera, so this is a rare shot of him taking in the sights!
Service Learning Director with EF Gap Year students and staff in Bayahibe
At 18, I graduated high school and knew I didn't want to jump straight into college; instead, I decided to take a gap year and…
California native and EF Gap Semester alum Espi O. shares insights from her experience abroad: her gap began with two weeks of Guided Exploration in…