About five years ago, a 26 year old guy had the same idea that many of us do: quit the job, pack the bags, travel the world, fall in love and never come back. The difference is, he actually did it.
The journey from being a Captain in the North Korean army to a human rights campaigner: an interview with a defector from one of the secretive countries in the world.
We caught up with La Carmina to discover the inspiration behind her blog and her style, and to find out where the one place she'd recommend everyone to go is.
It's fair to say gapper Phil Inman has been around the block. If there's one thing he's discovered is he really likes tours. As in, he really really likes tours.
The Step by Step Project is the brainchild of Sara Pretelli, a London based photographer, and she wants to show the world through her eyes, or at least her feet.
When it comes to travelling and podcasting there's not much Gary Bembridge doesn't know. That's why he tells us exactly how to make a podcast.
At gapyear.com we're always on the lookout for inspiring people and inspiring programmes. That's why we want to tell you all about the TV show Departures.
Fred went out to Fiji to sample the gap year lifestyle. He found sun, smiles and plenty of adrenalin-fuelled activities to keep him busy, as well as some Bounty Rum.
Our mate Spencer from Geckos Adventure Holidays reveals why you should tour with them - the tough part will be deciding on one of the 50 countries they cover.
We thought you'd like to know all about The Harsh Barge, which is why we interviewed Tanner Ballengee & Conner Morton. Do something different on your travels.
We've been chatting to Frances Roach who recently won a trip Down Under with gapyear.com. We found out about the trip and all her favourite places.
Want to learn to shred the slopes? Pete Rees tells us about life balancing on the edge and gives us few tips on how to get into snowboarding as a beginner.
There's something about Frank Turner. He has this easy going attitude to life that makes guys want to be him and girls want to be with him. Come find out why.
In August, Dave Cornthwaite jumped into the Missouri River at South Dakota and began swimming towards Missouri. A 1,000 miles later, he completed Swim1000.
Deep, dark bass vibrates through the ground, a tasty drum beat cuts through the cold air and a drawn out trombone note is carried on the crisp autumn breeze.
The One Twos ; brilliant songs and even better shows. We caught up with frontman Matt Clark to chat about two of our favourite things, music and travelling.
You Me At Six have had a big year in which they've managed to bag themselves a Kerrang! award (again) and saw their latest album go gold.
Indian Red Lopez are just about to drop their debut album, 'Empty Your Lungs and Breathe', and embark on a National tour from Aberdeen to London.
Picnick hasn't been on the dance scene for that long but he's already taking his parties from London to Spain. We caught up with him to see what he's in to.
We've been chatting to Milly Whitehead, founder of The Leap, about some of the volunteering options abroad and she's given some great gap year advice.