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On a travel career break you carry your entire life in your backpack, so pack wisely!


We took a break from our careers to travel for a year. The experience changed our lives and breathed new life into our careers. Now we want to help you do the same! Becoming a career gapper will be your best ever decision, and we’ll show you how.

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Read our interviews with inspiring career gappers

Meet the 30-something couple on their third travel career gap

30-something finance workers Dave and Becca Jackson are on their third travel career gap together.

Meet the entrepreneur on a globetrotting adventure with a family of six

Sara Banks, founder of SteamLine Luggage, talks about taking her family and business on a round-the-world trip.

A maths teacher’s fulfilling sabbatical during the pandemic

Maths teacher Christine had to change her plans for a dream travel sabbatical after Covid struck.

How two sabbaticals opened amazing opportunities for a PR professional

Liz has supercharged her PR career by using two sabbaticals to travel and learn a multitude of new skills.

Quitting a PR career for a Trans-Mongolian Railway adventure

Laura left her busy PR career in London behind for a dream adventure on the Trans-Mongolian Railway.

A product marketer’s USA family road trip on a paid sabbatical

JJ took a paid sabbatical from his tech company job for a USA road trip with his family of six.

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