Before You Go : The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Gap Year
It offers essential advice from gap-year expert Tom Griffiths for anyone contemplating taking time off to travel. New features in this edition include: extra advice for worried parents; new guidelines on luggage post-September 11; updates taking into account the Bali bombing and potential targets; information on currency changes in Europe. Other details include hints and tips on money and finances, packing, safety, going alone (for men and for women), going with a friend, health and emergencies, and masses of checklists and useful contacts.
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- Paperback | 224 pages
- 130 x 194 x 14mm | 240.41g
- 04 Aug 2003
- Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- London, United Kingdom
- Illustrations, ports.
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'Every backpacker should have one!' Daily Express 'A rich vein of information for wannabe travellers.' The Times 'Lively guide to safe international travel by the gappers' guru.' The Daily Telegraph 'For a knowledgable and reassuring introduction to the subject read Before You Go by Tom Griffiths, a gap year expert.' John Clare, The Daily Telegraph
About Tom Griffiths
Tom Griffiths won the Young Travel Writer of Year award in 1997. He is the founder of gapyear.com and media spokesperson for the gap-year industry. He is also an adviser on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office 'Know Before You Go' campaign.