Hamburg: Cultural Harbour city. Image credit and source: BreakingStereotypes.orgHamburg: Cultural Harbour city. Image credit and source: BreakingStereotypes.org

As ranked by the producers of the Breaking Stereotypes Documentary series.

Destination: Hamburg, Germany.

Interesting website for the city: Hamburg.com or Hamburg.de

Is it easy to navigate around the city? Yes, it is well structured with easy to use train and subway connections.  2pts

Hotels and hostels: Tons, and all over the place... 2pts

The beauty of Manchester: a nice mix of both the city and its people. Image credit and source - BreakingStereotypes.orgThe beauty of Manchester: a nice mix of both the city and its people. Image credit and source - BreakingStereotypes.org

Ranked by the producers of the Breaking Stereotypes documentary series.

Destination: Manchester, England, United Kingdom.

Interesting website about the city: VisitManchester.com

Is it easy to navigate around the city? Yes,. It is very simple and easy to use public transport system and if you are stuck you can grab a taxi easily. 2pts.

Hostels and hotels: Tons, there is always one available on offer - it just depends on your budget and the length of your stay. 2pts.

Best part of the city: This can be argued and debated for years. From the famed football grounds of the region's two premier league sides, to the local markets and shops. However, the centrally located Manchester Cathedral, presented a beautiful feel of English medieval times in a modern era. ManchesterCatherdral.org

Established in Stellenbosch in 2004

Stellenbosch Rugby Academy - 2017

On offer at Stellenbosch Rugby Academy -

Performance Management:
The duration of the programme is 2 years (optional internship in year 3).

Rugby High Performance Diploma:
The course is presented in 4 performance areas (broken into 27 modules).

Madrid - strictly Spanish with a global essence - image copyright BreakingStereotypes.org

Madrid - strictly Spanish with a global essence - image copyright BreakingStereotypes.org

As ranked by the producers of the Breaking Stereotypes documentary series.

Destination: Madrid, Spain.

Interesting website for the city: esmadrid.com or turismomadrid.es

Is it easy to navigate around the city: Yes - solid public transport system. 2pts

Stellenbosch Rugby Academy - Gap Year 2017 programme

“Better people – Better performance”

Rugby is a wonderful tool that shapes us for life. Sport in general creates opportunities for us to grow, socialize and broaden our cultural awareness.  Stellenbosch Rugby Academy (SRA), is one of the oldest rugby training institutions in South Africa and was established in Stellenbosch in 2004 by Alie Brand.

The Gap Year consists of the following:

- Rugby High Performance programme.

- Sport Coaching and Management programme.