A photograph of Hurghada, Egypt.
A photograph of Yangon. Myanmar.
Despite Iceland’s reputation as an expensive country preceding it, with a little planning and a willingness to trade some of your spare time it is possible to visit this staggeringly beautiful land without emptying your bank account. We examine realistic options for saving money by taking a volunteer role in Iceland, or even making some with a paid one.
A photograph of Amadiya, Iraq.
A Bulgarian would be scandalised to be compared to a salad, while calling someone’s mother a ‘big turtle’ is a big no no in China.
A photograph of Savannakhet, Laos.
A photograph of Luang Prabang, Laos.
It’s a well-known fact that the best way to learn a language is to totally immerse yourself in a different culture. By travelling to the country where your chosen language is spoken frequently, you’ll give yourself the best chance of becoming fluent quickly – and what better time to do this than on a gap year?
A photograph of Uyuni, Bolivia.
A photograph of Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia.