Your gap year could be so fascinating that you wouldn't feel like going back home to work or study. You'll be tempted to go on with your adventures and parties for ever.
A gap year is an incredible opportunity to,improve your foreign language, inmerse yourself in a new culture and meet new people.
It's a sabbatical year. One in which you stop studying or working to travel abroad to live an enriching personal experience far from home . You'll streghten your independence and people skills.
Most students take a gap year when they graduate from high school but in fact you can do it at any time you wish.
Even though it's called "gap year", you can go abroad for a shorter time such as a semester or two or three months.