September looms and for millions of young people that means back to school. Or, it might mean you’re packing your bags and heading off into the great unknown to see a little of the world before going back to school.

Gap years are an appealing prospect as you try to figure out what to do with the rest of your life, and looks like a social tool that’s a suitable addition to your list of bookmarks, if that’s the situation you find yourself in.

If you’re trying to find out a bit about a new place, the best people to ask are the locals. If you’re on your grand voyage on your own and want to meet fellow travellers, here you can make a few connections.

The best bit is that you’ll have yet another way to annoy your mates with your tales of exotic lands as they settle into their stuffy old lectures.