How To Spend Your Gap Year In San Diego

Bobby Dyer
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The global shut down made radical changes in everyone’s lives.

Life as we knew it ended abruptly. If you were one of those people who, after all the uncertainty and chaos, chose not to go to school this year because you are contemplating taking a gap year, then this is the right article for you.

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Take time to enjoy a gap year for self-discovery, fun, multicultural friendships, and life-changing experiences while you’re taking a break from school.

No school this year? No problem. You can still get knowledge outside of college or university.

Where? In the school of life.

If your dream of having a gap year finally happened this 2020, thanks to COVID, you still can make it an unforgettable one!

Traveling is known to make you grow. You will experience new cultures and meet people that align with your unique values and ultimately have a better life.

Pack your bags and head off for some new experiences!

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How? Simple.

By opening your horizons and getting new life experiences, and what a better place to do it than in the magical San Diego.

San Diego is the best place you could ever choose to live a fantastic gap year. The climate is warm, so if you like living in the sunshine, you are in the right city. The culture in San Diego is very laid back, and there are thousands of people doing the same thing you are, so it will be easier to find and relate to similar people.

Here you’ll find the most beautiful beaches in the country, from La Jolla to Sunset Cliffs.

The beaches are open all day for swimming, picnics, volleyball games, surfing, and more! San Diego has begun reopening of indoor activities, so you’ll be able to go to tons of restaurants along with many other cool places in the area.

San Diego is becoming a major destination for students and travelers living remotely because they love the warm weather with the California vibes. You can find great wifi across the city, and there are endless coffee shops for having a quiet place to get things done.

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Can I make any money in San Diego?

Yes! San Diego is home to thousands of service industries jobs and shared economy gig jobs. Oh yeah,  and the money is excellent in San Diego. With loads of younger people and travelers on vacation, you can expect to do pretty well with tips!

Check out Craigslist or Indeed to find quick and easy jobs to get started.

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If you’re worried about the part of making new friends and having a cool place to stay, don’t worry, we got your back!

At ITH, our goal is to spread peace through knowledge of culture; that’s why our community is very diverse and united.

Our locations in Downtown, Balboa Park, and Pacific Beach offer monthly accommodations and are the perfect place to make long-lasting friendships with people from all around the world. We have testimonials from staff and guests that said they found more real and more substantial friendships here that will be part of them for the rest of their lives.

So, if you’re looking for a place to stay while living your best gap year life, come and stay with us, where more than a community, we are a family.

We can’t wait to meet you and be part of your adventures!

Cofounder of ITH Hostels. I love traveling, hosting, gardening, golfing, fishing, and sailing.

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