Vienna is famous for a number of things; its rich cultural history, a couple of famous composers, a waltz, and of course, being the best city in the world.
UCAS’s monthly figures have reported that university applications are down by 13% compared to this time last year, suggesting a boost in gap years for 2012.
Thousands of zombies have descended on Mexico City to break the world record for largest ever zombie walk.
Three British adventurers on their gap year have broken the Guinness World Record for the longest ever taxi journey, clocking up 32,000 miles in a 10-month adventure.
Those planning on naked hiking on their gap year will be disappointed to hear that the Swiss high court has just ruled against the popular pastime.
Japan is back in business after travellers and backpackers return to the country for the first time since the devastating earthquake in March.
75 prehistoric whale skeletons have been found in a desert in Chile, but the questions is, how did they get there?
This year’s top award for a gap year volunteering organisation has gone to Global Vision International (GVI) of the UK.
It’s the storyline from a bad film but tourists have been attacked by flesh-eating piranhas on a Brazilian beach.
The high times are to end for tourists visiting southern Netherlands as they are to be banned from smoking cannabis in coffee shops.