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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. Read more “8 Things Not To Miss On Your Trip To Ghana”

 
 

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”

Why you should volunteer to teach English in Costa Rica

Are you considering teaching English abroad as a volunteer? There are many places where you could lend your skills, but no other country beats Costa Rica for its diverse natural beauty and friendly, laid back people. Add to that the fact that Ticos welcome English speakers with open arms, and the choice is simple: you need to volunteer to teach English in Costa Rica. Continue reading “Why you should volunteer to teach English in Costa Rica”

5 weekend trips to take when you volunteer in Thailand

When you volunteer in one of our Thailand projects, we’ll take you off the beaten path so you can experience authentic Thai life. You’ll live and work among locals in the quiet, rural town of Trat on the southeastern coast of the country. 

But what’s great about Trat is that it’s still easy to get to other parts of the country. uVolunteer participants usually work 4 days a week, giving them a long three-day weekend to explore the rest of Thailand. Continue reading “5 weekend trips to take when you volunteer in Thailand”

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