Transport Articles and Travel Advice
InterRailing on a budget is not only possible but it's a lot of fun! Here's some advice and information on how to save money while InterRailing.
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.
Buying a car in Australia gives you the freedom to really explore and experience the country, but when buying a car in Oz there are some dos and don'ts.
If you're looking for an adventure this summer, an InterRail ticket could be just what you need. Having spent two summers InterRailing round France, Switzerland, Italy and Spain, I can reliably inform you that InterRailing is cool. Here's my guide to InterRailing packed with all the information you need to know.
Just how long does it take to fly to places from the UK and also from destination to destination? This short guide has been put together to help UK outbound travellers with planning their trips and gap years. We hope you can find all the information you need in this handy little guide.
Sitting in a middle seat between a mother and a young baby and an incessant talker who happens to have a job / life / personality that is of no interest to you. Your beer is kicked over by the baby, you get the meal option that no one else wanted (all the steak went immediately), the screen was too far away to see.. meh! Learn to avoid all this and more.
The best way to see Australia is with the freedom of your own vehicle. Go where you want, when you want and stop off at every single novelty out-size fibreglass fruit along the way if you damn well see fit. If you like the sound of this, but are put off by the red tape and expense involved, this is the guide for you.
Every now and then we hear of a fundraising event that really makes us at gapyear.com stand up and take note. This is one such event - ambitious fundraisers Ants and Jo are planning to travel over 10,000 miles on three wheels in a pink tuk-tuk - all in aid of mental health charity Mind.
Wherever you go, working on cruise ships really does present an amazing opportunity to see the world while earning good money. All you need to do is apply.
Airport check-in is an art. For most holiday-makers it is a stressful, painful experience, especially when travelling with a family. As a backpacker it is your duty to make it a fun part of your trip. There are loads of helpful hints and tips to make sure you get the most out of your airport experiences, so make sure you read this guide.