News for October 2012
A Scottish brewery has claimed to have created the world's strongest beer - at 65% proof, it'll blow your head off, that's why it's aptly named Armageddon.
Once again the travel industry turned out for the annual TNT Golden Backpacker Awards last week at in London with some major awards up for grabs.
A cheeky crocodile has proven there's no such thing as a free lunch after being seen off by six lions in Africa and it was all caught on camera by a brave cameraman.
Google have now set their sights, mounted first time on a backpack, on the Grand Canyon, showcasing the attraction's most popular hiking trails on the South Rim.
Yesterday, gapyear.com's development team worked with UX design agency Cyber-Duck to put the website through its paces as part of a significant redesign process.
Us Brits like nothing more than chatting about the weather. Well, conversations will go into over-drive this week as Britain's weirdest weather on record continues
Shane Cox from Australia has got as much cojones as his name would suggest by saving a beached great white shark. In our books that makes him a hero.
Last year Ryanair found itself in hot water with the Advertising Standards Authority after their sexy staff stripped for a charity calendar. Well they've done it again.
We're pleased to announce our new UX project - we've teamed up with award-winning web design agency Cyber-Duck to bring a new look and feel to the website.
Felix Baumgartner has smashed the record books after becoming the first man to reach supersonic speed without travelling in a jet or spacecraft.
A couple of Aussie adventurers have completed a heroic pub crawl spanning 370kms over the Northern Territory in Australia, travelling by helicopter.
Felix Baumgartner is set for his supersonic skydive attempt from the edge of space and within the next few hours he'll either be hailed a hero or he'll be dead.
We're giving two people the chance to go and see some of the most beautiful islands in the world - there are a few other prizes up for grabs too so make sure you enter!
Brad Hartley was delayed for three-and-a-half hours. However, when he eventually checked in he was the only one to do so and was treated as good as the president.
Last night was the seventh annual World Guide Awards sponsored by Wanderlust and it saw Luca Alfatti, a tour guide for Dragoman, named as the world's top guide.
One day Nick Kleckner decided to go for a walk. However, instead of stopping after a few hours he kept on going. 178 days later and he made it across the USA.
Authorities in Pakistan are planning to launch a bus route from Mirpur to the British city of Birmingham 8,000 km away - it'll only take you eight days.