Where do you want to go on your gap year? Struggling for ideas? That's why we’ve come up with 10 gap year destinations that you just have to see on your travels.
So you know what a short gap is and you've decided that it's for you. Awesome! But what do you do now? How do you go about planning your short gap?
Want the gap year experience but only have a university break or work holiday window to play with? Sounds like it's time for you to take a short gap!
Sri Lanka is one of the most culturally and spiritually diverse countries in the whole world - but what makes the top five list of amazing places to visit?
Need inspiration? Brain melting from travel research? Don't go through the hassle of planning - do an 'all-in-one' GapWrap and get the complete experience.
The history of the gap year is long and rich. Gap years have come along since they first started in the 1960s, but the question is, when did it all start?
Gap years come in many forms and guises. That's why we've put together our top 10 gap year ideas to inspire you to travel and see the world.
10 months, 41 countries, 30,000 miles and they're still going on the meter. One Guinness World Record has already been broken and maybe another is on its way. With Sydney in sight there are even talks of continuing the journey long into 2012. We caught up with Paul Archer and the boys to see what they've been up to on their gap year.
What is a gap year? A gap year is taking time out between life stages; it can be anywhere, for any length of time, doing anything you want to do!
Hitchhiking is one of those activities that's associated with travelling. I mean, who hitchhikes in their own country? It's cheap way to travel, fun, and a great way to meet people, but it can be dangerous too. This is a comprehensive guide to hitchhiking, the do’s and don’ts, and how to get the most enjoyment out of it.
So you're longing to see a real-life lion and tread in the footsteps of Livingstone, but the funds don't quite stretch to a two-grand-a-day safari. Don't worry, there is another way - overlanding. Every year hundreds of trucks ply the African continent (and beyond) carrying groups of up to 20 overlanders on an adventure they're unlikely to forget.
I did my overland trip over an 11 week period from February to April 2004, travelling from Kenya through Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia before reaching South Africa and Cape Town. It was one of the most amazing periods of my life and I would recommend to anyone to take an overland tour.