Whether you want to spend time visiting historic sites or are keen to see exotic flora and fauna, Bali is an amazing gap year destination. There's a wide range of things to see and do on the Indonesian island, so you can be sure of having a wonderful trip.
When you start planning your gap year, you may want to spend a part of it volunteering, to allow you to give something back to some of the places you visit. If you plan to spend some time in Asia, you may want to consider becoming a volunteer in Indonesia.
Backpacking is one of the most exciting travelling experiences you will ever encounter. Wandering the dirty or sandy roads, living your life out of a bag, meeting countless people from all over the world, and falling in love with each destination: the experience will stay with you for a long time.
Gap-year students or career-break travellers looking for a different type of adventure should consider an overseas volunteer work placement, as Projects Aboard has just added two new destinations to its growing portfolio.
SilkAir, part of Singapore Airlines, today launched its new direct service between Singapore and Pekanbaru, Indonesia. The new thrice-weekly service between Singapore and the capital of the Riau province in Sumatra will provide over 700 seats each week boosting a fledgling tourist industry.
Whether it's a spot of skinny dipping or a day on a nudist beach, naturism has been an exciting part of gap years since the 1960s, so this year hotelscombined.com is suggesting some more novel ways to get your nudist thrills on your year off.
Dive Worldwide has announced its latest destination, the rarely-visited Moluccas Islands of Indonesia, which offer some of the best hidden secrets in South East Asia for scuba divers and snorkelers alike.
Add an exciting day trip in Indonesia to your South East Asian tour, with Exotissimo Travel. Options include trekking through rice paddys, authentic local cooking classes and sunset island cruises.
If you're planning a round the world trip, but want to squeeze in a spot of comfort along the way, then now is your time to book a hotel stop-off. Hotels.com is offering great value worldwide stays for as little as £34 per night, with gap year hotspots such as Indonesia, Thailand and China available.