If you're in the process of planning your gap year, bear in mind it's worth beginning it with a bang. There is now a well-worn path for travellers to follow, so why not buck that trend by doing something different? Read on for ideas of how to get off to the right start.
From bananas to barbed wire, toilets and even instant noodles, we discover the world’s top 10 weirdest museums.
Europe is the place to be this summer for innovative music festivals at half the price of expensive UK weekenders. If it's too late to adjust your travel plans to attend this weekend's Aldrei fór ég suðu in Iceland, you can watch online.
Two Iceland International footballers have joined forces to open a brand new hostel, with a difference right in the middle of Reykjavik. As well as the usual dorms Kex boasts free wifi, a gym, barbers, heated outdoor patio and a buffet breakfast.