Projects Abroad Travel Blog
In this post, guest blogger Joe Jamieson talks about his time spent in the jungles of Thailand where he met a Buddhist monk with a predilection for punk music.
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.
Whether or not to get the rabies vaccination – that age old question that most travellers find themselves asking at some point. In this guest post, registered nurse Jane Bell dispels some common myths and explains who should get the vaccination.
In this post, guest blogger Joanna Glyde talks about her gap year in Nepal, and what made her give up a great career to take a second gap year twelve years later.
India is a country like no other. It’s a full-on assault on the senses: bursting with colour, buzzing with life and everywhere you go the enticing aroma of spices fills the air. In such a big country, it’s hard to know where to begin, so in this blog I list my top 10 things to do in India.
Travelling alone as a female can be a daunting prospect. After reading some of the advice and safety tips out there, you could be put off travelling altogether. All too often this advice has been given by somebody who has never visited the destination they are offering advice on. In this blog, I speak to a number of my female colleagues who have experience of travelling solo to find out what their tips and advice would be.
Whilst the fireworks in Sydney blew me away, and a street party in Cambodia will long remain the funniest, my most memorable New Year’s Eve has to be that of 2011. Mountains, glaciers, M&Ms and stalkers – just a few of the things that made our new year in El Chalten one to remember.
Thailand welcomes several million foreign tourists each year and for many an elephant ride is high on their to-do list. In this blog, I outline the suffering that these animals undergo in the name of entertainment and how tourists, often unwittingly, are fuelling this demand. I also look at those establishments that get it right so that you are armed with alternative ways to see elephants should you so choose.
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!
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