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Gap Year 100: the best travel companies for learning a skill/language

Want to understand more than the bill? Try one of the following firms
Want to hone a sport, master a language or learn a new skill? Try one of the following firms Credit: ALAMY

 

Our annual directory of the best gap year travel companies and websites.    

LEARNING A SKILL/LANGUAGE

1. All Tracks Academy (01794 301777; www.alltracksacademy.com)
Ski and snowboard instructor courses in Whistler. 11-week courses are priced between £7,850 and £10,510 dependant on dorm size and self/catered accommodation. The internship programme, consisting of a four-week course, after which graduates are expected to work for the Whistler ski school until the season closes: £4,750.

2. Art History Abroad (01379 871800; www.arthistoryabroad.com
Whether you've studied Art History at school before or not, venture to Venice, Verona, Florence, Naples, Siena, Rome or even India for either a four or six week course. A six week course in one of their Italian destinations ranges from £10,500-£10,925. 

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