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.
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.
Santa Barbara is an amazing area of California, boasting incredible coastline, scenery winerys, shops, festivals, and a lot more. Here's a guide to seeing it all.
Tel Aviv in Israel is a must-see city, offering incredibly cool places to hang out, some of the best cuisine in the world, and beaches a stones throw from top shops.
Arriving in the chaos of Delhi, India can be overwhelming. Thankfully there's Haus Khaz, a welcome retreat that's cool, calm, and perfect for the hipster crowd.
To foreigners, Istanbul is too easily seen as something that has already happened, like a wayward ghost, or a relic so entrenched in its own glorious past it's unable to adapt to the present.
An InterRail pass can put all of Europe at your itchy backpacking fingertips. Here's a firsthand guide to the best European destinations to visit if you're a gapper short on time.
There's loads of things to do in Cappadocia, Turkey, whether you're on a short break or seeing it as part of a long backpacking tour. Here are the top attractions.