Ultimate GuidesWritten by our expert travellers, our Ultimate Guides are articles and features on perenially popular gap year and backpacker topics. Browse the list below to find something that catches your eye, or use the search facility to the right of your screen to find a guide which is particularly relevant for you and your gap year planning. Remember that you can find gap year jobs, voluntary placements, and year out ideas by exploring our sections on jobs, volunteering and ideas.
A gap year is taking a year out in between school or college and university or work.
With their 5 night farm training course in Queensland.
Transform a Community and your Career with The Collective
Finding your dream job as a ski or snowboard instructor may seem like a challenge, but there are plenty of organisations out there who can help.
Our guide to finding a job in one of the many resorts around the world.
Keen on Nature? Take a look at our guide to some of the top places to spot wildlife in Canada
Gap year travel insurance is one of those things that nobody ever wants to have to use, but at the same time it is something that nobody can afford to risk being without.