Meeting People Articles and Travel Advice
Vietnam is well known for its delicious cuisine. Take this guide from Ben Turland with you when you visit to ensure you don't miss out on any of the delicacies.
Gapyear.com is 15! To celebrate I've put together 15 nuggets of advice for anyone thinking about going on a gap year. Any more you can add?
Warrick Howard has written a simple, handy guide to getting through dorm life without making any of the typical 'newbie' mistakes. Make sure you follow these rules!
Travel writer and photographer Tina Thorburn has done it once again with a stunning photo essay capturing the faces of people around the world. This is one you've got to see!
What is your travel horoscopes for 2013? Are you going to have the best year of your life and find that special someone or are you going to mix it and change it up?
Working out who to travel with on your gap year can be a nightmare. Do you travel with a boyfriend, with a group of friends or do you travel on your own?
No matter if your parents are supportive, or unsupportive, or you are 14 or 45, everyone's relationships with their folks are going to be different. The only issue here is reassurance. They want to know that you're going to be all right and that what you're doing is a good thing. Apparently, nearly all parents fear they will never see their child again when they see them off at the airport.
How to meet people while travelling may seem like a daunting prospect, but it shouldn't be. You're going to meet loads of people on your gap year.
Staying in hostels is one of the best things about backpacking. You’ll meet loads of new people and share experiences that you’d never get to try if you were travelling alone. However, we understand that your first time in a hostel can be quite a daunting experience, so we’ve put together this guide to help allay those fears, so you can get on with having fun.