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Volunteer snorkeling in Fiji

By Samantha Evans 26th January, 2015

10 Fun Facts About Fiji

With its pristine waters and white sandy beaches, Fiji is an ideal destination for volunteers wanting to soak up some sunshine in a balmy, tropical location in their free time.

Two dolphins swim freely in their natural habitat

By Jemma Dicks 08th September, 2014

Swimming With Dolphins: Time To Kick It Off The Bucket List?

We were travelling through the Bolivian Pampas in a small motorised canoe, when we became aware that there was something following us. The driver stopped the boat and told us that they wanted to play.

A scenic view of Marble Beach in Sri Lanka where volunteers can spend their free time

By Jemma Dicks 21st May, 2014

3 Incredible Weeks In Sri Lanka Volunteering As A Family

Programme Advisor Heidi has travelled far and wide and spends most of her time talking to potential volunteers about the destinations and voluntary placements that Projects Abroad offers.

Joanne camping at the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains

By Joanna Glyde 12th March, 2014

Why I Took Two Gap Years And How They Shaped Who I Am Today

My first gap year took everyone by surprise, not least of all me. It started at the end of November 1994, in the final year of my A-levels.

Volunteer travelling in a minibus

By Jemma Dicks 24th October, 2013

What To Do If You Lose Your Passport Abroad

It can happen in a split second, but it will cause problems big time: what to do when you lose your passport abroad? Last year I had my purse pick-pocketed four weeks into a six month trip around Latin America.

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