Whether you’re on your gap year in the countryside and want to head into the city for the bright lights, or you just need a city break from your daily grind, taking a few days to explore the city will sort you right out.
There are 36,722 cities in the world, so you have to forgive us for not including them all, but below you’ll find guides to a handful of the most popular city breaks for gappers. What to eat, what to drink and what to see are all covered in our top gappers’ guides. Enjoy.
Berlin is full of Photoautomat machines, analogue photo booths popular with hipsters. Christina realised they're a great to discover the city.
Aarhus is Denmark’s second city, after Copenhagen. It’s definitely the cooler little sister though, with unique galleries and a hipster shopping street.
Bruges is known for its beer, art, and architecture. It's like a fairy tale city, and here's why you shouldn't miss it on your gap year in Europe.
Most travellers head straight to Barcelona when hitting up Spain, making it super crowded. It doesn't want you. We recommend Valencia.
Summer days in Stockholm can feel like something ripped from a story, and one writer went in search of her favourite character: Pippi Longstocking.
Join us on a Scandi-Baltic Adventure from Lithuania’s capital Vilnius over 8 days to Latvia, Sweden, Finland and Estonia with tour operator Busabout.
Wellington, capital city of New Zealand, calls itself the 'coolest little capital,' and they're not wrong. Here are the top 10 things you shouldn't miss out on.
Canada is gap year heaven, and Vancouver a popular backpacking haunt, but it can seem difficult to experience it without a car. This article is here to help.
The Edinburgh Fringe is an amazing festival, but it can also be exhausting! Here are the best ways to escape the Fringe without having to leave Edinburgh behind.
While many visitors to Russia head straight to Moscow, St Petersburg has emerged from its shadow to offer what is arguably a more memorable visitor experience.