Category Archives: giveyourgap

one year anniversary

scattered along my facebook newsfeed are photos of friends and fellow volunteers who have headed back to the philippines for the annual medical mission that we started our trip on one year ago. naturally, the photos have stirred my memories

one year anniversary

scattered along my facebook newsfeed are photos of friends and fellow volunteers who have headed back to the philippines for the annual medical mission that we started our trip on one year ago. naturally, the photos have stirred my memories

GYG in the News!

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28, 2012 — SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Four recent University of California-San Diego graduates are traveling the world for a “gap year” adventure – but you won’t find them partying around the globe. Instead, these young

GYG in the News!

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28, 2012 — SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Four recent University of California-San Diego graduates are traveling the world for a “gap year” adventure – but you won’t find them partying around the globe. Instead, these young

Finding Yourself Through Travel

Amber and I used to joke with each other about how much we might change or grow in our “gap years.” For as much work, energy and money we were putting into our traveling – hell, our lives had better

Finding Yourself Through Travel

Amber and I used to joke with each other about how much we might change or grow in our “gap years.” For as much work, energy and money we were putting into our traveling – hell, our lives had better

day 1 on the job: work hard, play hard

hey friends, we’ve had a great day working super hard to help set up the mission for it’s big start tomorrow mornin. we started off our day doing some heavy liftin. becky and i proud of our work with boxes

day 1 on the job: work hard, play hard

hey friends, we’ve had a great day working super hard to help set up the mission for it’s big start tomorrow mornin. we started off our day doing some heavy liftin. becky and i proud of our work with boxes

touchdown in maynila and mindoro

Chaos is one way to describe boarding a Philippine Airline Flight: Similar description for disembarking the flight and *trying* to make it through customs at Manila Aquino Airport! After three hours waiting for our bags and boxes to arrive at

touchdown in maynila and mindoro

Chaos is one way to describe boarding a Philippine Airline Flight: Similar description for disembarking the flight and *trying* to make it through customs at Manila Aquino Airport! After three hours waiting for our bags and boxes to arrive at

New Year’s Resolutions

Positivity. For every delayed flight, missed train, expensive hostel or crazy traffic jam that we encounter, I resolve to stay positive and grateful for how lucky I am to experience life. Patience. With others, and myself. Share. My energy and

New Year’s Resolutions

Positivity. For every delayed flight, missed train, expensive hostel or crazy traffic jam that we encounter, I resolve to stay positive and grateful for how lucky I am to experience life. Patience. With others, and myself. Share. My energy and

Countdown: 8 days to departure!

It is slightly overwhelming that in 8 days, I’ll be leaving for the RTW backpacking adventure that I’ve been working toward for what seems like forever now. GiveYourGap is making a huge push this week to get as much nonprofit

Countdown: 8 days to departure!

It is slightly overwhelming that in 8 days, I’ll be leaving for the RTW backpacking adventure that I’ve been working toward for what seems like forever now. GiveYourGap is making a huge push this week to get as much nonprofit