Hitting the awesomeness that is Australia on your gap year? Then read Rusja Foster's top 10 of the coolest things you could ever do while you're in Australia.
Darwin is in one of the remotest parts of Australia. Louise Denton has been checking it out armed with her camera and she's taken some amazing snaps.
If you think Surfer's Paradise is only worth a quick stop on your gap year in Australia think again. There's loads to do in the area, so make sure you invest some time in exploring.
There are some parties that you just have to go to. That's why we've put together the top 5 celebrations around the world. The question is, how many will you do?
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.
It's easy to get caught up in city life - it's fast-paced and hectic. But there's a way to chillax - all you have to do is see the green behind the gold.
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.
Cormac Scanlan's last weekend in Brisbane was spent capturing the light in this photo essay at Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia.
If you're about to take a gap year to Australia or Asia then you're going to want to know about visas, which is why we've put together this information.
Working in Australia is perfect for many backpackers, so if you want to work and travel on your gap year then read our guide to working in Australia.
Australia is one of the most backpacked countries on in the world and there’s plenty of great advice from people who’ve been there, done that and still not washed the t-shirt...
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.
Australia is big, beautiful and bloody miles away. Fortunately, your friends at gapyear.com are here to help. We have created the Australia Planner in order to... wait for it... help you plan your trip to Australia! It's brilliant. Download it now...
You’d be mistaken to visit Australia and not stop in Cairns. It’s a fantastic base for exploring the breathtaking beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and the tremendous, towering trees and wildlife of the Tropical Rainforest. If you want to learn about one of the oldest cultures in the world, there’s quite a bit of Aboriginal heritage and history in the area too - you can even learn how to throw a spear or a boomerang.
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.
Australia is vast. The whole of western Europe would fit in just one of its six states, Western Australia. With all the cool things there are to see and do here - and the huge distances between them - Australia will certainly keep you busy. While most of Australia’s attractions are natural - scarlet rock formations bubbling up from the desert, steaming rainforests, amazing beaches and some truly weird wildlife - the country also boasts some of the World’s most buzzing cities.
If you're off to Australia for a bit of backpacking or volunteering, or even just for a cheeky break, you might be a little tense about the prospect of arriving on the other side of the world with jet lag and little idea of where you're going, how the ticket machines work or just what the bloody hell they think they're doing trying to sell you cold beer in a 'schooner'?
Every year, thousands of young Brits head off to Oz in the hope of finding work that will fund that bungy jump, surfing lessons or an overland tour. Or just beer. Too many assume it’s easy to walk into a job. It isn’t. Job hunting can be hard work. Be persistent and don’t let rejections put you off.