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  • Travel Tips for the Philippines: Part 2

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    MiraMoore

    by: MiraMoore

    created on: May 19, 2011 | Tacloban City, Philippines

    Travel Tips for the Philippines: Part 2 Edit Article Title Posted on May 19, 2011 Philippines Edit Article Location    Share | 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 …

  • Scavengers of the World’s Waste

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    NicciHawkins

    by: NicciHawkins

    created on: Sep 13, 2011 | Tacloban City, Philippines

    A rubbish truck approaches, full to the brim of unwanted, unused, foul and stinking trash. It begins to arch its load, preparing for tonnes of garbage to come crashing down on the heap left from its last visit. As it rears it back, children come running from all angles; they cling on to the side of the truck, excited at the prospect of new junk – their means of selling …

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

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    Kaya Volunteer

    by: Kaya Volunteer

    created on: May 24, 2011 | Tacloban City, Philippines

    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.uk/magazine/ Wanderlust’s online travel magazine represents everything that is great about the World Wide Web. Without having to scour your newsagents and book stores for a …

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  • Travel Tips for the Philippines: Part 2

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    Kaya Volunteer

    by: Kaya Volunteer

    created on: May 19, 2011 | Philippines

    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 City where you will be staying if you do choose to visit the Philippines …

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  • Travel Tips for the Philippines: Part 1

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    Kaya Volunteer

    by: Kaya Volunteer

    created on: May 19, 2011 | Tacloban City, Philippines

    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 Philippines where I have spent the passed year doing an internship as …

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  • Travel Tips for the Philippines: Part 1

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    MiraMoore

    by: MiraMoore

    created on: May 19, 2011 | Philippines

    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 Philippines where I have spent the passed year doing an internship as …

  • 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Volunteered

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    Kaya Volunteer

    by: Kaya Volunteer

    created on: May 16, 2011 | Tacloban City, Philippines

    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 while you’re there, but be realistic and know where your placement is based, …

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  • Reaching the Heart of a Culture through Volunteering

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    NicciHawkins

    by: NicciHawkins

    created on: Apr 07, 2011 | Tacloban City, Philippines

    With the days still drawing in to an early close, thoughts around the country are wondering to the prospect of travelling abroad, to warmer and more exotic lands. A retreat, a trek, a beach holiday, whatever your drive to get through the cold months I’m sure it’s there, looming in the back of your mind somewhere. But perhaps your drive through the winter months isn’t the prospect of sun, sea …

  • The Positive Effects of Volunteering

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    NicciHawkins

    by: NicciHawkins

    created on: Apr 07, 2011 | Tacloban City, Philippines

    It is an age old debate: ‘should you have to pay to volunteer?’ and the recent media frenzy surrounding unethical and underhand volunteering projects has thrown this subject back in to question once again. With experts from left, right and centre offering up their own opinions on how local communities are being exploited by “Voluntourists” who are seemingly happy to throw money into volunteering as a means to improve their …

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