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Conservation As A Career - How Volunteering Abroad Can Help You Land That Dream Job
Conservation As A Career - How Volunteering Abroad Can Help You Land That Dream Job

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.

June 24th, 2015
Cuddling Cubs – Discover The Darker Side Of Big Cat “Conservation”
Cuddling Cubs – Discover The Darker Side Of Big Cat “Conservation”

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.

May 27th, 2015
Football, Forests & Fufu - Top Things To Do In Ghana
Football, Forests & Fufu - Top Things To Do In Ghana

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.

April 15th, 2015
Trekking Days And Local Ways – My Week In Laos
Trekking Days And Local Ways – My Week In Laos

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.

February 25th, 2015
Best Free Travel Apps: Get More From Your Phone When You’re Away From Home
Best Free Travel Apps: Get More From Your Phone When You’re Away From Home

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.

February 11th, 2015
10 Fun Facts About Fiji
10 Fun Facts About Fiji

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.

January 28th, 2015
Favourite Photos Of 2014
Favourite Photos Of 2014

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.

December 30th, 2014
Live Like a Local With Our Top Ten Alternative Things To Do In Cape Town
Live Like a Local With Our Top Ten Alternative Things To Do In Cape Town

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.

December 3rd, 2014
Aches, Scrapes And Plenty Of Cakes - Cycling The South Downs Way
Aches, Scrapes And Plenty Of Cakes - Cycling The South Downs Way

In this post we focus on a travel challenge a bit closer to home. Guest blogger Joanna Glyde tells us about cycling the South Downs Way, a 100 mile cycling route in the south of England. Jo is joined on her challenge by Projects Abroad’s UK Recruitment Director, Suzi Lamb.

November 12th, 2014
Saigon & Sand Dunes: Part 2 Of Our Top Things To Do In Vietnam
Saigon & Sand Dunes: Part 2 Of Our Top Things To Do In Vietnam

Part 2 of our Vietnam special and we are heading to the tropical South. Palm-fringed beaches, mad monks and Saharan-like sand dunes – this country is full of surprises!

October 22nd, 2014

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