The Pyramids, of course, are among the world’s premier tourist attractions but one of the pleasures of travel is stumbling upon a ruin little known outside of its immediate locale. It is just there, minding its own business down a side street and available to poke around or clamber on, often without having to pay an entrance fee.
If rumours of the gap year’s demise are true then this post will go mostly unread as students instead forego a break between A levels and university to avoid the rise in tuition fees. Plenty though will either worry about the financial hangover later or consider a year out a worthwhile investment in their future.
For skint travellers, with (or without) work visas, willing to work harder than I did thinking up the following pun here is our pick of the crops for summer.