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The Mongol Rally 2013

Yep, it's that time of year again; the Mongol Rally. This time we're supporting Abhishek Madhavan, one member of the 3 Idiots Abroad. Read all about their journey.

Swimming 1,000 Miles down the Missouri River

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.

Gap Year Programs

Volunteering on gap year programs in developing countries can be beneficial and rewarding, but what are your options? And what are the challenges?

Roof of the World Rally

The Roof of the World Rally is a rally like no other, mainly because you drink tea. Lots of tea. Oh, you also promote world peace... through drinking tea.

It’s on the Meter

10 months, 41 countries, 30,000 miles and they're still going on the meter. We caught up with Paul Archer and the boys to see what they've been up to on their gap year.

Fundraiser of the Month: An Interview with Lizzy Bell

Superb fundraiser Lizzy Bell spent much of 2006 saving for a trip to South Africa with her fiancé Aaron before spending three months with GAP SPORTS.

Bangkok to Brighton by Tuk-Tuk

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.