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  • A night in the jungle...

    Travel Journal from Malaysia Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia | Wed Apr 06, 2011

    I’ve had an eventful passed couple of days.  The day before yesterday I went white water rafting and yesterday I spent a night in the jungle! The white water rafting was great fun.  It was my first time so I chose the beginners route.  Some parts were just paddling down the river and some were a bit more bumpy but nothing too scary.  The scenery in the area was lovely and …


  • Wildlife centre in Indonesia

    Travel Journal from Indonesia Indonesia | Thu Mar 31, 2011

    I've just spent the past 2 days volunteering at a wildlife rescue centre on the picturesque island of Sulawesi.  It's an amazing project which carries out vital work in the field of rehabilitation and release.  Most of the animals at the centre have been rescued from ships where they were being illegally transported from Papa New Guinea or Borneo to be sold. The location of the project is stunning.  The volunteer …

    Volunteering with Wildlife in Sulawesi

  • Arsenal ... of the medical type

    Travel Journal from United States Ohio, United States | Tue Feb 22, 2011

    So I am on call right now, just waiting for an admission to come through... I suppose now is as good a time as any to jot some thoughts down.  (By the way, I am trying to ignore how nerdy blogging really is by justifying this activity as a good healthy hobby.  I could be doing more damaging activities such as drugs. Or knitting.) Being in the medical field is terrifically …

    You better Belize it...

  • Before the Adventure

    Travel Journal from United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom | Wed Aug 25, 2010

    Hi, I actualy live in Newcastle Staffs and am volunteering at Amboseli in October 2010.  If anyone else is going on the same project I would LOVE to hear from you.  Working on a game reserve has been my dream job for more years than I care to remember.  The 'photo is of me at the top of Big Rock in Tanzania with our Massai guides in June of this year, …

    Amboseli Kenya

  • Croatia- National Park

    Travel Journal from Croatia Plitvicka , Croatia | Sun Mar 28, 2010

    Walking thru Plitvicka National Park in Croatia with my new husband, this is a time i will never forget. It was freezing, the National park was changing from winter to spring- the wildlife was starting to wake up. We had to walk thru ice cold rivers in our bare feet. Magical times. We stayed at a local guest house with a young Croatian couple named Svetlana and Igor, and we ate lots of cheese …

    Our Amazing Honeymoon- The Middle East

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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