Countries, we just love them here at gapyear.com. Some more than others, and you’ll find our favourites in this here article section. As gappers ourselves the ones we love will be the ones you love too, Australia, Vietnam, New Zealand, Colombia, Cuba, Jordan… Plus another 180 or so that I won’t list here.
We may not have guides to every one of them, but I can assure you they’re on the gapyear.com to do list. If you’d like to write one for a country not listed, just let us know. For now though, take heed of the following awesome advice safe in the knowledge that our gappers have been there and done it. They know their chosen country like the back of their hand, and they’d like to introduce you to it in the best way possible.
Lithuania probably isn't too high up your European bucket list. That's a mistake! Becky went exploring to discover the truth of this Baltic beauty.
California is one of the most iconic states in the USA to visit, and there's a huge amount to see. Here's a complete backpackers' guide!
Backpackers love Bali. It’s an easy destination to visit, lots of cool things to do, beautiful beaches, a spiritual vibe and awesome tropical surroundings.
Taiwan has a reputation for cultural diversity and beautiful scenery, and should be high on any itinerary for a gap year in Asia. Here is a guide.
Belize is the perfect country for any backpacker looking for somewhere cool, different and a bit off the beaten track! Here's a two week guide...
Mexico is an incredible country which you could spend a lifetime exploring. Here we have collated ten of the best things to do in Mexico.
New Zealand is one of the world's most popular backpacker destinations. If you want to call it home, here are some tips from someone who does.
Singapore is a great destination to introduce yourself to Asia, and this is a handy guide to all the things you shouldn't miss while there.
Turkey gets a lot of bad press, but there are still parts of the country that are beautiful, safe, and welcoming to visitors - like stunning Alanya.
Fiji is an island paradise for any gap year, but negotiating over 300 islands can be confusing. Here's how to make the best of it.