Taking a gap year has become an incredibly popular thing to do, with many young people hoping to gain a new perspective on the world by travelling before or after university. Even those already in jobs have started to look into career breaks to get in on the action.
Spending a few months or more touring Europe is a classic way to spend your gap year. To give it your own twist, you can hire a car and give yourself far more freedom to head wherever the wind takes you - something we'll be telling you more about today.
A gap year is a fantastic opportunity to get out in the world, learn something new, do something good or simply get a taste of a different way of life. Choosing the right experience for you will depend on where you want to go and what you want to do when you get there.
If you love sampling new beers when you travel and want to plan a truly epic gap year, forget about jetting halfway around the world to far-flung destinations and instead spend your time in Europe, tasting plenty of amazing brews along the way.