Gap Year (22 community guides)

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5
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Destination: Lautoka
Trip type: Beach, Gap Year, Nightlife
A holiday in Fiji tastes sweeter during Lautoka's annual Sugar Festival. Find out what else to do in Fiji's second city, where the locals sway to a Bollywood beat... read more »
#2/22
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5
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Vivacious and vain, breezy and blithe, posing around its shimmering harbour. Sydney is a sun-kissed show-off with a whimsical grin... read more »
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4.6
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Destination: Peru
Thinking of trekking Peru's Inca Trail? Find out how to prepare, what to pack and how to cope - and help maximise your chances of reaching Machu Picchu alive, healthy and (hopefully) smiling!... read more »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: Valparaiso
It's described as the Jewel of the Pacific, but you will need strong shoes, a head for heights and help from an unusual means of transport – the 'ascensores' – to get up Valparaíso's 42 hills... read more »
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4.5
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Venture to Australia’s Top End between April and October, and you can enjoy Darwin at its sunny, lively best, with everything from jumping crocodiles to didgeridoo drum 'n' bass... read more »
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4.333335
(4 comments)
Destination: Tasmania
Australia's smallest state, Tasmania draws me back time after time to climb extinct volcanos, walk on deserted white beaches, visit waterfalls in pandanus groves and explore historic Hobart... read more »
#7/22
Rating:
4.333335
(7 comments)
Destination: Perth
Trip type: Beach, Gap Year
Hidden away from the outside world. Reachable only by crossing oceans, vast deserts or endless skies, Perth is a paradise far, far away... read more »
#8/22
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4.25
(4 comments)
A rich blend of cultures and influences have played their part in making Seville the magnificent city it is today, with charming old quarters, beautiful gardens and stunning historical attractions... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Uyuni, Colchani
It's not just the high altitude that will take your breath away at Salar de Uyuni, in Bolivia. The world's largest salt flats make for a truly unearthly road trip ... read more »
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Rating:
4
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In one trip, you can take in Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur and the Taj Mahal. Be prepared for sensory overload as you explore the forts, temples and busy streets of Rajasthan and the Golden Triangle... read more »
#11/22
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4
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Destination: Mumbai (Bombay)
The chaotic Indian setting for hit movie Slumdog Millionaire, cricket-obsessed Mumbai will shock, seduce, sadden, charm and confound you in equal measure... read more »
#12/22
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
In backpacker circles, Los Angeles has a wildly undeserved reputation. Dismissed as culture-less, impersonal and drab – a highly unpopular choice. Want to know why this is wrong? Read on…... read more »
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4
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Destination: Bethlehem
Bethlehem is best known as the setting for the Christmas story, but this ancient city is also home to modern, vibrant culture, great (and ethical) shopping and good food... read more »
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4
(1 comment)
Destination: Rarotonga
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Gap Year
Rarotonga may be a tiny dot in the South Pacific but it certainly packs a punch. Sublime snorkelling, rainforest hiking and Polynesian culture are all within reach in this Cook Islands paradise... read more »
#15/22
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Cusco
Booking the Inca Trail through a UK operator is not the only way. Use a local company in Peru and you can save money – and the trail's future. Here, I explode the myths and tell you how to do it... read more »
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Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Hong Kong
Filled with authentic old-style Chinese culture and food, Kowloon is a place tour guides don't mention--but it has sights and tastes that can't be missed... read more »
#17/22
Rating:
3
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Canaima National Park is 30,000 km² of jungle, waterfalls, rivers and grassland in Southern Venezuela. Read my journey through the dramatic landscape travelling by canoe and sleeping in a hammock... read more »
#18/22
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Destination: Beachcomber Island
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Gap Year
Beachcomber Island in Fiji is one of those paradise islands that dreams are made of: golden sands, blue seas and a place where you would love to get castaway... read more »
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2
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Based on 10 years personal experience of the resort, reviewed is the ski/snowboard tuition, places to stay, eat, shop, drink as well as places to relax after a hard days workout... read more »
#20/22
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0
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Destination: Puerto Madryn
Trip type: Adventure, Gap Year
Argentinean Patagonia is the place to head for fantastic whale-watching and some unexpected Welsh connections... read more »
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