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Featured Journals View All 231 Journal Entries

  • When a HEAVY BURDEN becomes an INTENSE PASSION...

    Travel Journal from England Brighton, England | Sun May 06, 2012

    And so it begins here... I've paid the deposit and to me it seems real that I am definetly going to Thailand to volunteer for the human trafficking project; a topic that I am very passionate about. I've carried a burden for about 5 years now for the victims of human trafficking. I am generally a feisty girl who likes to make things happens and will always stand up to …

    Fundraising for Thailand Adventure.

  • A guide to staying in the Galapagos highlands

    Travel Journal from Ecuador San Cristobal, Ecuador | Thu May 10, 2012

    My stay at the JS station with the Environmental Conservation on Biological Stations in the Galapagos Islands project was an experience I will remember for the rest of my life! The volunteer work during my four week stay included using machetes on the blackberry, assisting in the introduction of the local coffee industry (working with compost for the new plants) and unusual projects such as building an archway out of recycled …

    My Galapagos experience

  • Getting ready for Thailand

    Travel Journal from Australia Geelong, Australia | Thu May 03, 2012

    I am begging to get really excited about my trip to Thailand! I've booked my flights, payed for insurance, payed for the trip and I’m ready to rock and roll!! 28 days till I leave, David

    My First Taste Of Teaching

  • Wednesday 31st August 2012

    Travel Journal from Bolivia Cochabamba, Bolivia | Wed Aug 31, 2011

    At school this morning we helped the children learn to produce the letters of the alphabet followed by all the vowel sounds e.g. ma, me, mi, mo and mu, which was brilliant in helping me learn Spanish  sounds. The children then had to work through their booklets, practicing writing the number seis and making it out of different sensory materials such as felts. After school we made plans to meet up …

    Boivia- Cochabamba

  • Career breakin'

    Travel Journal from South Africa East London, South Africa | Wed Jan 04, 2012

    The days get shorter and the cold is moving in. Looks like a good time to take a look at those career break plans and make something happen. If you’re thinking of getting out there and seeing a bit of the world then there is one great option where you can use the skills you have to make a positive impact on others whilst getting to the …

    Bored at the Office? Use your skills to make a difference.

Travel Articles

  • Check Out These Great Blogs and Websites Before you Travel!

    Tue May 24, 2011

    If you’re looking for some inspiring travel sites to browse through on the net before you head off for your volunteer project, why not check out some of our favourites below and get lost in the cacophony of news sites, travel updates, blogs and much more! Wanderlust http://www.wanderlust.co.u…  Read More

  • Travel Tips for the Philippines: Part 2

    Thu May 19, 2011

    For the second part of my travel tips for the Philippines I just want to let you know about some of the trips you can take if have a long weekend or a little longer to spare. I firstly want to start by talking about my favourite place in the Philippines.  It’s not that close to Tacloban …  Read More

  • Travel Tips for the Philippines: Part 1

    Thu May 19, 2011

    During the passed three years of my life I have spent one and a half of these living in the Philippines.  I started by doing a six month stint as a volunteer, then, after a year travelling around Australia, a few months travelling Asia and a little bit of time back in the UK, I returned to the…  Read More

  • 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Volunteered

    Mon May 16, 2011

    Do your research into the country that you’re travelling to... For many this will be the first thing on your To Do list, but make sure you know the area that you are going too. It is all well and good looking at the country as a whole and the big tourist attractions or amazing places to visit…  Read More

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    Advice and Tips for the Philippines

    This is to provide inside tips about travelling around the Philippines.

    Topic Money in the Philippines

    Started by kayaadvisor, 0 Reply

    To all those travelling to the Philippines let me just tell you that as soon as possible change one of your P500 or P1000 notes and get some 20, 50 and 100 Peso notes. Try and do this before you get a taxi for example because many taxi drivers will say they do not have change and you will end up paying far too much for your taxi ride. Also, when travelling by taxi always use a metre taxi and make sure that they switch it on so you don't get ripped off!

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