Samoa has jumped across the international date line and will now be one of the first places to greet the new year.
A leading university in Japan is considering moving its course start-dates to fit in with a growing interest in gap years.
Preikestolen, also known as Pulpit Rock, certainly gets the palms sweating and it could well be the world’s scariest tourist attraction.
It’s no major surprise but Ryanair has been named the villain of the year in a poll of business travel agents and travel management companies.
Thailand is famous for a number of things; its amazing attractions, its beautiful beaches and its colourful cuisine to name but a few. It’s also famous for its ladyboys.
Backpacking wouldn’t be the same without hostels. Love them or loathe them, they’re a gap year necessity and an essential part of travelling.
Dutch airline KLM plans to let passengers check-in through social network sites and pick who they sit next to on their flight.
A Canadian woman has used social media to help fulfil her dead parents' wish to travel around the world
One of the UK’s biggest volunteering companies has attacked government plans to subsidise young people planning a gap year volunteering abroad.
Travelling to Vietnam on a gap year has just become a lot easier due to direct flights into and out of the country.