Whether you're planning to take a gap year, a career break or just an extended holiday, Greece can be a fascinating place to visit. If you're interested in exploring the country, why not consider taking a yacht charter in Greece? By doing so, you'll be able to enjoy the exhilarating adventure of being at sea, as well as the myriad attractions available on land.
If you're seeking lots of exciting outdoor adventures while on a gap year, there is perhaps nowhere quite like Canada.
When you think of Latin America, what springs to mind straight away? The Amazon Jungle, Andes, and mega-cities like Rio de Janeiro perhaps? This vast and varied continent is home to some of the world’s rarest wildlife, most fascinating indigenous cultures, and vibrant lifestyles. From the vibrant Buenos Aires to the grand Inca ruins of Machu Picchu, you are guaranteed to remember your time here.
Backpackers are being reminded about the dangers of unsafe drinking water when travvelling, as new figures reveal sanitary diseases kill around 4,000 children every day. Cholera, typhoid and dysentery are still common in developing countries.
The way of St James, the Camino Way in Northern Spain is visited by five million people every year, many of them taking the 'pilgrimage' to Santiago de Compostela. The Pilgrims walk sections of the Camino Way are often trekked for vastly different reasons.
Gap year travellers hoping to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu this year may be at the mercy of a Peruvian government lottery, Tucan Travel warns, as the body that allocates tour permits has overhauled its system.
The small town of Moab in Utah is best known for its mountain biking, but this hidden gem in America's southwest has much more to offer active travellers, from skiing to white-water rafting and from skate parks to golf courses.
Next year's top trend is inspired travel, with Brits set to go even further to give themselves a challenge, according to cheapflights.co.uk, the flight comparison website, which has announced its top picks for 2011.
The Hamilton and Waikato region of New Zealand offers some of the North Island's best kept secrets for active gap year travellers, from caving expeditions to forest hikes and river kayaking.
The tallest mountain in Africa is a big tourist draw, particularly for active gap year students, but it's important to take proper precautions before taking on Mount Kilimanjaro, says trek specialist Private Expeditions.
If you want to take a conscientious adventure in New Zealand this year, then Ziptours should be on your list, as the Queenstown-based company has recently won a Sustainable Business Award from their local chamber of commerce.
There's more to Canada than just skiing, and the new brochure from Prestige Holidays aims to prove just that. See the Northern Lights in Yukon, go dog-sledding or brave the cold on an ice hike.
Get your walking boots on for an active gap year with Walks Worldwide. Trekking options include tracking snow leopards in Nepal, exploring Moroccan canyons and taking tea in the Himalayas.
Are you aged over 25, with a passion for travelling and a desire to gain leadership skills? Then Raleigh could have to perfect opportunity for you to take the lead on a worldwide trip.
The legendary Machu Picchu draws hundreds of thousands of intrepid travellers to Peru every year and with the 100th anniversary of its rediscovery in 2011, there is plenty on offer to make for a gap year to remember.