11 Extreme Sports You Should Try In Costa Rica

When you think of Costa Rica, you might imagine relaxing by a pool with a cold beer or strolling down a tropical beach at sunset. While these ways of kicking back and tuning out for a while can be a great way to spend a vacation, but there is another side to Costa Rica.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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5 ways to volunteer with children in Thailand

They say working with kids keeps you young. True or not, some of us just have a gift for connecting with children. If that sounds like you, there are many ways to volunteer with children in Thailand.  And, no they don’t all involve orphanages.

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Why you should volunteer abroad during a career break

You know that feeling when you’ve zoned at work wishing you could be anywhere else but at your desk and computer? That tiny thought at the back of your head that maybe there’s something more out there for you? We’ve all had it at one point or another – the urge to escape the 9-to-5 drudgery and go on an adventure.

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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.

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