If you're still cross you never got the invite to Hogwarts, take matters into your own hands by doing a Harry Potter tour of London.
London might not seem an exotic gap year choice, but it has everything you could possibly want and more. Let us convince you!
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.
The 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster has created a morbidly fascinating tourist attraction in the form of its Exclusion Zone and ghost towns.
Krakow has over 200 bars, and here we've put together a list of those that are best for backpackers; no dress code or huge entrance fee.
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.
Stockholm is renowned for being an expensive city to visit, so here's a guide to making the most of Sweden's captivating capital on a tight budget.
Street art is Lisbon is undergoing a revolution. Between the incredible historical sites and popular attractions, you'll find a city embracing new art.
Cemeteries probably aren't high up your London must-see list, but the city is rich with 'dead spaces,' offering amazing history and atmosphere.
Oktoberfest - Germany's annual beer festival - is an experience like no other, and you might come back feeling you've violated all seven deadly sins.