Welcome to one of our favourite parts of the site. This is where you'll find all the articles that just don't fit in anywhere else. They're weird, they're different. They're ugly ducklings, black sheep, Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer's evil twin sister; they just don't belong. And we love them for it.
This section is for those of you who need a break from planning your gap years, for those of you who just need some good old fashioned pub chat fodder. Ever heard of the candiru fish parasite? What to hear some confessions from a camp counselor? Wondering whether or not Ross Kemp's face lends itself perfectly to origami? Well, you can sleep again, because we've got it all covered.
If you're a Brit on your gap year, the people you meet are going to have some preconceived ideas about you. Prove them wrong! (or right)
Do you want the kudos of being the best-travelled person you know, but you haven't travelled much and you're stuck at home? Here's how to fake it.
Travelling takes you out of your comfort zone, and with inhibitions lowered you'll probably do a lot of things that are fun but unwise.
Amsterdam is a city of two halves; on one side there are beautiful canals and quirky buildings, and on the other side lies the downright strange and utterly bewildering.
A trip to Thailand - whether a quick stop or a whole gap year - leaves its mark. There'll be some habits you can't shake even once you're home.
A supermoon is one of the most spectacular things the night sky has to offer. But just what is a supermoon? Here are a few quick supermoon facts.
The rest of the world differs to England. It’s one of the reasons we travel. But you’ll soon realise there are aspects of life only England can get right.
What do camp counselors really get up to at Summer Camp? Rebecca Root spills the beans and tells us all about it... and it's not all about looking after kids.
Instagram can makes backpacking look nothing but glamorous and exciting, when the reality can be very different. We explore the Instagram lies.
When you travel you're supposed to seek adventure and make incredible memories. But what if you're destined to be nothing but a lazy traveller?