Chances are you’ll be taking to the water more than a few times on your gap year, whether that’s catching ferries between Thailand’s tropical islands, canoeing down white-water rivers in New Zealand or speed-boating around Sydney Harbour.
This section is dedicated to articles all about the noble form of boat travel, covering not only the types of journeys you will make, but also advice on how to stay safe.
So, steady your sea legs and dive in; you’re about to discover one of the most pleasurable ways to get around on your gap year.
Unable to afford the Maldives on her student budget, Samantha went sailing in Croatia to see how the islands there could satisfy her captain of the ship cravings.
Visiting Indonesia? Rebecca explains why it's worth leaving the shores of Bali and heading a little bit further to find perfect paradise on the Gili Islands.
Sean Barry gave paddleboarding a go while he was in the Gold Coast and has now become one of the sport's biggest advocates. Here's why.
Cambodia's beautiful temples and astonishing history are just a few of the sights making this South East Asian country a prime backpacker hotspot, says Anna.
Wherever you go, working on cruise ships really does present an amazing opportunity to see the world while earning good money. All you need to do is apply.