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Elephant Rides: What I Wish I'd Known
Elephant Rides: What I Wish I'd Known

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.

January 8th, 2014
Favourite Photos Of 2013
Favourite Photos Of 2013

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!

December 20th, 2013
10 Fun Facts About Ethiopia
10 Fun Facts About Ethiopia

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.

December 11th, 2013
Top Places To Go In Argentina
Top Places To Go In Argentina

Argentina is a popular travel destination, famous for the Argentine tango, the wild Patagonian landscape, beef production, and for Aconcagua – the highest point of the Andean mountain range. In this blog, guest blogger Maria Kruk runs through her top places to go in Argentina.

November 27th, 2013
Sharks Attacked: The Conservation Crisis
Sharks Attacked: The Conservation Crisis

In the past calendar year, approximately 100 million sharks have been killed by humans. The collapse of shark numbers is of huge concern to conservationists. In this blog I interview a shark expert to find out more about these misunderstood animals, why you should help protect them and the simple steps that we can all take whilst on our travels to boost their chances of survival.

November 13th, 2013
What To Do If You Lose Your Passport Abroad
What To Do If You Lose Your Passport Abroad

Most travellers don’t experience any trouble whilst off on their adventures, but it is worth knowing the precautions to take before you go, while you are away, and what to do if you lose your passport abroad. This blog will give you a few tips that will help to keep your travels as stress-free as possible.

October 24th, 2013
Top Travel Songs | Our Soundtrack To Your Travels
Top Travel Songs | Our Soundtrack To Your Travels

Music really can capture a special moment, so we asked our Facebook followers to come up with their top travel songs in order to create the perfect soundtrack to complement our best travel pictures.

October 9th, 2013
Monkey Temples & Jungle Treks | Nisha's 2 Weeks In Nepal
Monkey Temples & Jungle Treks | Nisha's 2 Weeks In Nepal

Programme Advisor Nisha Dhanani has recently returned from a 2 Week trip to Nepal. On this, her first trip to Asia, she spent some time visiting a few Projects Abroad volunteers and also managed to cram in a fair bit of adventure. I caught up with her to find out more.

September 19th, 2013
Two Week Trip To South Africa - An Interview With Programme Advisor Beth
Two Week Trip To South Africa - An Interview With Programme Advisor Beth

Projects Abroad Programme Advisor Beth spends most of her time talking to potential volunteers and offering advice on various destinations and voluntary projects. Beth has recently returned from a 2 week trip to South Africa, so I caught up with her to find out what she got up to.

September 4th, 2013
Hiking, Nomads & Flapjacks - My Top Travel Destinations
Hiking, Nomads & Flapjacks - My Top Travel Destinations

From living the nomadic life to hiking at the ‘end of the world’, in the second instalment of this two-part blog, I share with you my top travel destinations for culture, walks, wildlife and those special places that you never want to leave.

August 19th, 2013

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