Projects Abroad Volunteer Travel Blog
With placements in 7 Latin American destinations, our staff here at Projects Abroad have been fortunate enough to visit a number of these beaches. We’ve discussed personal favourites, taken into account feedback from our volunteers, and have come up with a list of our best beaches in Latin America.
Travelling abroad is an exciting experience. You’ll try new foods, see new places and meet new people. However, nothing can ruin a good trip like getting sick. We suggest that you try some of the following tips to help keep you healthy while exploring the world.
Ryan Kempster was a recently graduated marine biology student when he decided to sign up for our Conservation Project in Thailand back in 2006. He is now the founder of the shark conservation group Support Our Sharks and Sharkbase. Projects Abroad caught up with him to chat about his experience on the project and how it’s impacted his life today.
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.
Jodie Le Marrec, a Programme Advisor for our UK office, recently spent some time travelling around Laos. She shares her experience with us in this post and gives a few tips of places to see and things to do.
Feeling a bit overwhelmed or indecisive when choosing a travel app to add to your smartphone? The team at Projects Abroad has filtered through the best (and worst) of them and selected a few of our favourites to share with you.
With its pristine waters and white sandy beaches, Fiji is an ideal destination for those wanting to soak up some sunshine in a balmy, tropical location. But there’s a whole lot more to this Pacific Island than just coconuts and cocktails. Read this blog for 10 Fun Facts About Fiji.
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.
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