THE IEP BLOG

A Typical Day at Camp – Summer Camp USA

What does a day at camp actually look like?   Everyone has an idea of what summer camp is like thanks to popular movies and tv shows like 'The Parent Trap' and Netflix’ reboot of 'Wet Hot American Summer'. Stereotypes aside – as wild as summer camp in the USA may...

What to See Living and Working in Japan

Japan might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think about a gap year, but it should be.   Typically it’s the classic UK OE exploring the Wonders of forgotten European civilisations and intimidating Castles that everyone seems to have fantasized...

Canadian Working Holiday Visa – Updates!

The way we apply for IEC working holiday visa’s in Canada is changing! A new part of the application process for the working holiday visa is being added soon which will change the way you apply for your visas. If you want to learn how this might impact your working...

Dub’lin the Adventure in Ireland

We’ve all heard of the Irish folktale of the gold at the end of the rainbow, and while you may never actually find the gold, if you’re in Ireland, you can still discover many more of its hidden gems. Ireland has plenty of amazing places to discover, with a tonne of...

Why be a “Ski Bum”?

  There are many reasons thousands of Kiwis and Aussies flock to ski resorts around the world year in year out. It would be nye on impossible for a winter chaser to define their desire to travel to these destinations in just one word. But there are a few key...

My Summer Camp Experience – Gaby Vita

Gaby Vita is a veteran summer camper who knows everything there is to know about going to camp. Gaby’s passion for pushing others to experience the indescribable experience of going to summer camp is infectious and for that reason she is an invaluable member of the...

Updates to UK Visa Fees – 2018

The Struggle for the Traditional Kiwi OE The OE to London has been part of Kiwi folklore for twenty somethings for the past 40+ years. Most people know someone who has embraced this experience. Whether it was a parent, sibling, cousins or friends 100,000s of Kiwi’s...

BLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL!

Thanksgiving is a MASSIVE celebration in America – but so is Black Friday! After the Americans have spent the day with their family reflecting on their blessings, the next day they need to go out and buy more to be grateful for. Crazy sales and discounts are on in every store and we want to join the party!

WHAT TYPES OF CAMPS ARE THERE? – IEP AUS

There are many different types of Summer Camps in America. Each one with a long history of tradition and their own unique way of looking after campers. The main sorts of camps are overnight camps where children stay for the full 7-9 weeks of the summer. Then there are...