Ecuador: a guide to its conservation volunteer projects

Ecuador is home to a diverse range of ecosystems, many of which need protecting for a variety of reasons. As a result, it’s a real haven if you want to become a volunteer abroad and work on a worthwhile conservation project. Try to pick an initiative that really captures your interest; after all, you won’t always be doing exciting things like caring for animals or surveying wildlife – sometimes it’ll just come down to hard work and getting your hands dirty!

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Photo Flashback: DIY Roadworks in Nepal!

In the UK, if a landslide or river happened to break open the road and make it unpassable, it would probably take weeks for the authorities to sort it out. Not so in Nepal. These guys take this sort of

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South America: 5 Off the Beaten Path Destinations (Guest Post)

Have you ever wished you could avoid the masses and experience some unforgettable travel moments minus the touts? Brendan from Vagabundo Magazine has dropped by to tell us how you can do just that…

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Making the most of an adventure tour to Tanzania

If you’re planning an adventure tour of Tanzania, it’s well worth thinking about how you can make the most of your trip – after all, it could well be a once in a lifetime experience. Read our top tips on making sure you have experiences you’ll never forget…

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Guest Post: Top Wildlife Voluntary Schemes around the Globe

Many of us have dreams of jetting off to exotic locations and becoming a volunteer abroad, but few get to actually fulfil these ambitions. Those who do though might feel inspired by what will be revealed in this blog – the top destinations around the world for wildlife voluntary schemes.

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Tips for dealing with Reverse Culture Shock – how to cope with coming ‘home’

Some practical tips for coping with reverse homesickness. We hope that whatever you are feeling and wherever you are in the world, these will help to fill that gaping hole that appeared in your life since you arrived home after an extended trip…

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