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.
Blow your budget on an all inclusive trip to the resort of Varadero, or think like a local and keep to your budget in Santiago de Cuba.
We take a look at the top ten destinations in Africa for gap year travellers, career breakers and grown up adventurers.
We take a look at the ultimate alternative African destination for gappers, career breakers and older travellers – Namibia
Everything you always wanted to know about TEFL, but were afraid to ask!
If you are a registered nurse you could find a temporary post in Australia.
If you are a registered nurse you could find a temporary post in New Zealand.
Find out which are the best countries to visit in Central America for food, culture, history and nature