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.
You’re probably vaguely aware that the Faroe Islands exist, but a lot of travellers have no idea just how close they are to the UK.
Sarah visited Colombia as an after thought on a long trip through South America, what she didn't expect to find was beautiful scenery, warm hearts and a new holiday romance...
Belgrade, capital of Serbia, is a city full of amazing history, culture, and nightlife. It's also impossible to navigate, even if you have a map.
Bolivia is a must-see on any South American itinerary, and while you're there these are the places that any backpacker absolutely should not miss.
Many people pass over Slovenia in favour of Croatia or Italy. Big mistake! Here are just a handful of reasons you should visit Slovenia.
Argentina is one of the most incredible backpacking destinations in the world, and this quick guide makes sure you won't miss anything.
Backpacking in Costa Rica is an experience you'll never forget. If you're unsure where to go, we've put together a quick and easy bucket list.
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.