Volunteering: Namibia Wildlife Conservation & Sanctuary Project

A huge thanks to the team at Frontier for providing this blog post. Frontier are a non-profit conservation and development NGO, established back in 1989, providing a number of volunteer projects abroad. In this post they give us an inside look into their Namibia Wildlife Conservation & Sanctuary Project… What Does the Project Involve? Conservation isn’t just […]

Taking a Gap Year in Africa

At risk of stating the obvious here we’d just like to point out something important – Africa is huge. This fact, combined with certain regions being off-limits for travellers, as well as the time, energy and (sometimes) expense needed to get around means that most backpackers pick just one region to explore. These tend to be, […]

A Guide to Choosing a Volunteer Project

Volunteering during your gap year is a great way to gain some valuable work and life experience, as well as immerse yourself in a different culture and help others less fortunate than you. Volunteering abroad looks good on your CV and it can be a life changing experience for both you and the people you […]

5 of the Best Volunteer Projects for Animal Lovers

If you’re looking to do something worthwhile during your gap year and gain some valuable work and life experience, taking part in a volunteer project is a great option. There are a wide range of volunteering opportunities out there, from community work and childcare to teaching and medical care. In this week’s blog, we thought we’d focus […]

Travel Tips for India

India is very much like Forest Gump’s proverbial box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get. It is a country bursting with culture, kindness and natural beauty, however you must be willing to embrace this with a side of caution, as travellers can often be put off by noise, crowds, unwanted attention […]