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What Makes West Africa Such A Great Travel Destination?

 

West Africa is a large region of the African continent, covering over 5,000,000km2 of land. Over 350,000,000 people live in this area, which is generally said to be composed of 18 countries – Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Benin, Mauritania, Liberia, Niger, Sao Tome and Principe, and Saint Helena. Continue reading “What Makes West Africa Such A Great Travel Destination?”

8 Things Not To Miss On Your Trip To Ghana

Despite its relatively unknown status as a tourist destination, Ghana is a vibrant place with a surprising amount of hidden gems waiting for you to explore. The West African country has a thriving, up-and-coming tourism industry, so now is the perfect time to visit. There are countless worthwhile things to see and do, but there aren’t yet the hoards of tourists to fight through. Continue reading “8 Things Not To Miss On Your Trip To Ghana”

5 Steps To Planning An Unforgettable Gap Year

Going on a gap year can be a hugely significant choice in your life. It can mark the graduation from adolescence into adulthood, or the end of being a student and starting a career. For many, it is one of the most exciting, fulfilling experiences of their lives. If you want to make the most of your big trip, you’ll need to make sure you plan right. Continue reading “5 Steps To Planning An Unforgettable Gap Year”

8 Reasons to be Excited about Volunteering in Ghana Traveling Solo

While Ghana may not seem the most obvious choice for a solo trip abroad, it offers so much for every traveler that you won’t regret choosing it. Volunteering in Ghana with uVolunteer helps ease you into the African way of life which makes it the perfect choice, especially if it’s your first time traveling solo. Continue reading “8 Reasons to be Excited about Volunteering in Ghana Traveling Solo”

6 Former Volunteers Share Their Best Tips

Whether it’s your first trip abroad or your fiftieth you’ll be sure to have your own reasons as to why you’re travelling and what you want to get out of the experience. Volunteering abroad gives you the opportunity to gain independence, learn how to adapt to different cultures, help you escape from the monotony of daily life and allow you to give back to the community in a way that normal travel does not. Continue reading “6 Former Volunteers Share Their Best Tips”

Must-See Places In Thailand That Will Spice Up Your Instagram Feed

Thailand has gradually become one of the world’s top tourist destinations. This is no surprise, as the incredible country is blessed with some of the most beautiful landscapes and scenery on earth. The country boasts a seemingly endless array of jaw-dropping sights, from beaches to inland jungles and even the metropolitan areas. So many in fact, that it can be hard to choose which ones to visit during your time there. Continue reading “Must-See Places In Thailand That Will Spice Up Your Instagram Feed”

How To Pack Compact For Your Volunteer Trip

When planning your big volunteering trip abroad, you might think you need to bring heaps of outfits, shoes, beauty products etc. What if you look underdressed? What if you run out of clean clothes? Don’t worry, following a few guidelines can really help you to pack light, keeping you mobile and potentially even saving you money on your flight. Continue reading “How To Pack Compact For Your Volunteer Trip”

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