Do you dream of waking up and opening the door directly onto a pristine beach? Then you'll probably like Mexican cabana living.
Mexico is an incredible country which you could spend a lifetime exploring. Here we have collated ten of the best things to do in Mexico.
Home to Day of the Dead, one of the world's best festivals, the Mexican city of Oaxaca is well worth a visit when you're on your gap year.
Some people organise a bake sale, others run marathons. Marco Barcella decided to cycle 600km across Mexico in eight exhausting days to raise money for his chosen charity.
Mexico's Day of the Dead is like a Halloween celebration with added colour, respect, and peace, the country transforming into a shrine for the living and the dead.
Crazy clubs, beautiful beaches and deathly bus rides, Rebecca explains why Cancun should be on any backpacker's list. Definitely time to show off your Coco Bongo.
Bored of Halloween? Head to Mexico for the Day of the Dead Festival instead, where you can celebrate death by dressing up, eating skulls and lighting endless candles.
The cheaper the gap year destination the longer you can go for - everyone wins! Here are a few of the cheapest choices in the world.
Mexico is a friendly and laid back country, with strong traditional family values and welcoming to visitors. Here's a complete guide to enjoying it on your gap year.