Olivia Christine Perez

Olivia Christine Perez

Gap Year & Personal Wellness Expert
New York, NY

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1 year 7 months

Olivia is a travel writer and wellness advocate from NYC. With over 30 countries under her belt, you can find her featured on CNBC, Bustle, Huff Post, NYLON Magazine, and more. Traversing the globe as a writer and marketing consultant, Olivia spends her free time seeking outdoor adventure, pursuing personal wellness, and sharing the joy of travel with others. Follow her journey on Instagram, @ochristine.

Boston University
Travel Experience
15+ Countries
As you plan your gap year, do you find yourself choosing only countries where you speak the language? Break free! Taking your gap year in a country where you don't speak the language is a great way to learn about yourself and the world. See all the reasons why.
You went to college, you graduated... now what? If you didn't take a gap year before college (or even if you did), get inspired and explore the world through these 16 unique gap year ideas for your first year after college.
When you decide to volunteer abroad, you may be surprised to learn not everything is included in the cost of your program. Here are some of the common "hidden" fees in volunteering abroad, and how to plan ahead -- and budget -- for them.
Taking a gap year is great for you -- in more ways than you can imagine! Learn more about how a gap year can improve your wellness in surprising ways with insights from a fellow gapper.
A gap year costs money, right? In the long run, you may find the opposite is true! By learning these financial lessons on your gap year, you can actually improve your financial wellness for your whole life, even after you return from your gap year.
Learning a new language is never easy, and you're bound to make some mistakes along the way. Read about some of the most common mistakes you'll make learning a new language -- and how to avoid them!
Taking a gap year doesn't have to break the bank. We collected some of our best tips on planning a budget-friendly gap year into one place -- plus tips to help you save even while you're traveling!
You know you want to learn a new language, but aren't sure where to start… consider one of these languages, which are among the easiest for English speakers to learn.
Are you ready to volunteer abroad? How can you be sure? We've collected a list of signs you might not be ready to volunteer abroad -- and how you can work to ready yourself for the experience.
Travel opens our eyes to the world. In this story, learn how one traveler came to appreciate her beauty and her 'flaws' by exploring the complexity of beauty standards around the world.

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