Gap Year News
Gap Year News
Gap Year News is your up-to-date news on gap years, backpacking and travelling. Basically, it's anything travel related that we think is fun to read! Whatever happens in the world, we've got it covered.
Sometimes the Gap Year News is useful information, like visa updates or FCO travel advice, and sometimes the Gap Year News is not so useful, like celebrity gossip or a sexy story. However, the news is always written with you in mind, so make sure you keen on coming back to gapyear.com to see the latest news and travel information.
As we write the Gap Year News for you, we like you to get involved too. You can comment on each story and click-through to relevant sections of the site, so start reading and get stuck in!
A new app which will allow people to read up to 1,000 words per minute - quadruple the average pace - is about to hit the market, and could revolutionise reading.
Man tries to get to an enclave of Spain from Morocco the illegal way. Police were hot on the trail of the suspicious looking bag, as this video shows.
Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary has announced plans to introduce flights from Europe to the USA for £8.20. But are the new plans too good to be true?
In what looks suspiciously like one of Jeremy Clarkson’s wet dreams, this jet-engine-powered beast of a machine is the world’s fastest truck.
A hotel restaurant in Nigeria has been closed down after police discovered it was serving human flesh to its customers as an expensive delicacy.
A Go Pro camera has not only survived falling thousands of feet from a plane, but also eight months in the pig pen in which it landed. The footage has gone viral.
Mexican fisherman Jose Salvador Alvarenga who went missing from his home country in late 2012 has been found 6,200 miles away on a remote Pacific island.
Over the last few weeks, the $40K price tag of an 85 inch Samsung TV has sparked an hilarious meme, this awesome stream of sarcastic reviews on Amazon.com.
A judge has scolded members of a jury for getting fits of the giggles during an animal sex case after they heard how a cow spurned a man's sexual advances.
Subwinging is the closest you'll get to experiencing the freedom of gliding through water like a fish. Any gappers into snorkelling or scuba diving will love it!
As if racing down one of the most dangerous roads in the world on a bicycle isn’t daunting enough, why not BASE jump off the cliff it resides on? This guy will show you why.
What could be worse than the unmitigated terror of your parachute not opening properly during a skydive? Death? Perhaps. But a close second is having no travel insurance.
What's the most important thing to take on a gap year? We asked our gapper community to choose between technology or flesh and blood, this is what happened...
Lonely, no friends and destitute, that's what a third of all those going on a gap year fear, apparently. Check out the rest of the worries that came to light in our recent survey.
Language student Jake Gaba has gone viral following an epic trip through China, during which he danced pretty much anywhere and everywhere.
VisitBritain, the country’s official tourism agency, has released a series of tips with the aim of helping the UK tourism industry avoid offending foreign guests.
Captain claims to have seen a UFO out of his window while piloting a plane near Heathrow Airport. Read the story, tell us what you think...
Zoe Averianov was 10 years old when she cast a message in a bottle overboard a ferry in the North Sea. She's waited a long time for a reply, but it's finally arrived...
When you survive cancer twice you want to celebrate living, not plan 101 things until you die. Greig Trout is setting out achieve all his goals, and inspire others along the way.
He's definitely done some weird things in his time - enough to make us in the office sick with jealousy, but Gervais' mate has excelled himself this time.