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.
Buenos Aires in Argentina is known as an expensive destination, but if you're savvy you can make the most of it on a backpacker budget. Here's how.
Most backpackers to Peru arrive in Lima, but quickly move on elsewhere without exploring. Here's how to see Lima in even the shortest visit.
London might not seem an exotic gap year choice, but it has everything you could possibly want and more. Let us convince you!
When travelling you often leave a place sooner than you'd like, but that's no excuse for not getting intimately acquainted. Here are some tips.
Stockholm is renowned for being an expensive city to visit, so here's a guide to making the most of Sweden's captivating capital on a tight budget.
Street art is Lisbon is undergoing a revolution. Between the incredible historical sites and popular attractions, you'll find a city embracing new art.
Cemeteries probably aren't high up your London must-see list, but the city is rich with 'dead spaces,' offering amazing history and atmosphere.
Berlin boasts some of the biggest clubs in the world, but also has plenty of brilliant bars and quiet beer gardens to discover. Here's a quick guide.
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.
Amsterdam is always a backpacker's first stop in the Netherlands, but do so few people never go outside it? This is what you're missing.