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While the daily wearing of traditional attire has been in decline over the decades, it is still sometimes worn on special occasions and for celebrations. I take a look at the traditional wear in some of our destinations around the world.
With their soft fur, padded paws and playful nature, big cat cubs are undeniably irresistible so it’s little surprise that cub petting is such a lucrative industry around the world. In this blog I talk to Chris Mercer, co-founder of CACH (Campaign Against Canned Hunting) and Judi Gounaris, a Conservationist in Southern Africa to find out more.
A vibrant country located on the West Coast of Africa, Ghana has something for everyone who visits its friendly shores. One of Projects Abroad’s top volunteer destinations for five years running, we take a look at some of the best things to do there.
2014 has raced by for me, but the end of another year is always a good time to reflect on the last twelve months. To end 2014 here are some of my favourite images taken by staff and volunteers in our destinations over the past year.
Samantha Corbett works in our Global Information Office in Cape Town. In this blog she encourages you to get off the beaten track in her beloved city and explore some of Cape Town’s lesser known, but equally worthwhile attractions.
At the end of February, I embarked upon an ambitious road trip in South Africa. The rainbow nation has something for everyone: mountains, beaches, forests, deserts, wildlife… take your pick! Here are my top 10 things to do in South Africa.
2013 is slowly drawing to a close, so I thought I’d end this year’s blog with a selection of my favourite images taken from around the world this year. Looking through some of these images is really starting to give me itchy feet!
Did you know that coffee was discovered in Ethiopia after a local shepherd noticed his sheep became hyperactive after eating the leaves of the coffee plant? No? Well, read this blog and you’ll learn a few more fun facts about Ethiopia.
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