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A scenic view of Marble Beach in Sri Lanka where volunteers can spend their free time

By Jemma Dicks 21st May, 2014

3 Incredible Weeks In Sri Lanka Volunteering As A Family

Programme Advisor Heidi has travelled far and wide and spends most of her time talking to potential volunteers about the destinations and voluntary placements that Projects Abroad offers.

Joanne camping at the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains

By Joanna Glyde 12th March, 2014

Why I Took Two Gap Years And How They Shaped Who I Am Today

My first gap year took everyone by surprise, not least of all me. It started at the end of November 1994, in the final year of my A-levels.

Elephants carry tourists through the forest during a trek in Nepal

By Jemma Dicks 08th January, 2014

Elephant Rides: What I Wish I'd Known

I visited Thailand on a family holiday a couple of years back. One of the highlights of my trip was a three day jungle trek that we did in the forests north of Chiang Mai.

Volunteer travelling in a minibus

By Jemma Dicks 24th October, 2013

What To Do If You Lose Your Passport Abroad

It can happen in a split second, but it will cause problems big time: what to do when you lose your passport abroad? Last year I had my purse pick-pocketed four weeks into a six month trip around Latin America.

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