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5 Unmissable Places in Costa Rica

Backpacking in Costa Rica is an experience you'll never forget. If you're unsure where to go, we've put together a quick and easy bucket list.

Music, Moonshine and Murder in Minnesota Featured Image

Moonshine & Murder in Minnesota

Minnesota might not be high on your USA to-do list, but there's so much to do here - hiking, partying, shopping, and more, that you shouldn't miss it.


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South Korea’s government is cracking down on embarrassing menu translations

South Korea removing mistranslations

Funny mistranslations on menus in Asian countries are a common sight, but now South Korea has decided enough is enough.

Survey: travellers prefer phone over friends

Travellers choose phone over friends

A new survey has shown that a huge number of travellers would choose to travel with their mobile phone instead of a real life actual person.


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We are Merging with StudentUniverse!

Gapyear.com is delighted to announce the beginning of a new chapter in its history as we join forces with StudentUniverse.

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Responsible Conservation Projects

Volunteering can be a brilliant way to spend your gap year, but it's important to find a responsible project. Here's how to find the right placement for you.


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