Perhaps unsurprisingly, here at gapyear.com we all firmly believe taking some time out to explore the world is one of the greatest things you could ever do. You’ll learn about new cultures, experience adventures that you’ll tell your grandkids about and your general confidence will rocket.
In this section you’ll find a bunch of awesome articles, wicked videos and stunning photos which are all geared towards inspiring you to make that life-changing leap of faith. We have top recommendations for things to see and do in amazing locations all over the world, anecdotes from people who have been there and done it and even suggestions for inspirational TV programmes and movies to watch before you go.
Once you’ve decided to take a gap year everything else will begin to fall into place. If you have no money you’ll begin to save, if you have no idea where to go you’ll begin to research, but before you can do any of that you have to make the fundamental decision to take a gap year.
Travel can be a brilliant way to boost your mood, so we've rounded up the happiest places on the planet to give you a few ideas for escape.
Bali is one of the best sunset destinations in the world. We've put together an expert guide to the top spots to view Bali's amazing sunsets.
Interview: Cassie DePecol is bidding to be the first documented woman to visit every country in the world, and the fastest person to ever do it.
2017 is going to be a better year: the year of travel! Here are some travel new year resolutions you can make to ensure an amazing 2017.
Travel shows are a great way get inspired for your next big adventure, so we've put together a quick list of the best travel shows on Netflix.
We spoke to some of our contributors about their experiences of spending the holidays travelling, and where they’ll be for Christmas this year.
Spending Christmas abroad while travelling can be tough, but it doesn't need to be depressing. Make travelling at Christmas an opportunity.
When you travel you'll often have small realisations or moments of epiphany that make you realise why you went backpacking in the first place.
A winter break from school, university, or work can be the perfect time to go travelling. Here are some ideas for where to escape to this Christmas.
It's considered by many to be dangerous, but hitchhiking in Iceland is part of the culture, and a perfect way to see this amazing country.