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Exploring Colombia’s Ciudad Perdida, the Unknown Machu Picchu Featured Image

Exploring Colombia's Ciudad Perdida

A million people a year visit Machu Picchu, but only 8,000 see Ciudad Perdida, Colombia's 'Lost City.' This is true off-the-beaten-track travel.

Coming Home Brave: an Interview with Laura Jane Williams Featured Image

Interview: Laura Jane Williams

Laura Jane Williams swore a vow of celibacy and travelled the world after having her heart broken. Now her story has been published as a memoir.


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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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Journeys are Made @Gapyear.com Begin New Partnership with Student Universe Featured Image

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.

Find a Responsible Conservation Project Featured Image

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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