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A newly hatched turtle crawls across the sand to reach the ocean in Mexico.

By Isabel Silva 22nd June, 2020

5 Things to Expect when Travelling to Mexico for the First Time

When thinking about Mexico, most people picture beaches, sombreros, tacos, and tequila. But Mexico is more than its stereotypes.

Tanzanian women listen to a human rights talk given by interns on a gap year law internship.

By Stephanie Klink 10th June, 2020

Top Four Ideas: What should I do in my Gap Year before Law School?

With hundreds of hours of studying behind you, you might be looking to the next challenge ahead: law school. As an aspiring lawyer, you have a mountain to summit.

A Projects Abroad volunteer is washing her hands while volunteering abroad.

By Ashwin September 28th May, 2020

A Guide on How to Stay Healthy when Travelling Abroad

If the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us anything, it’s that good hygiene is critical in keeping harmful germs and illnesses at bay, especially when travelling.

A stunning view of Table Mountain in Cape Town, captured by someone travelling to South Africa.

By Ashwin September and Stephanie Klink 21st May, 2020

6 Things to Expect When Travelling to South Africa

If you’re planning on travelling to South Africa, the first thing we have to say to you is “Molo!” (“hello” in Xhosa, one of the eleven official languages spoken here).

Participants on an animal volunteer program in Botswana capture a baby rhino on camera.

By Stephanie Klink 15th May, 2020

Best Animal Volunteer Projects Abroad

Imagine waking up in the middle of the night on a wildlife reserve in Africa and hearing a lion’s mighty roar. Picture yourself walking barely-trodden footpaths in the Amazon Rainforest as you track a family of rehabilitated spider monkeys.

Traveller in lockdown in New York City is self-isolating and stuck at home

By Thom Brown 31st March, 2020

A Guide for Travellers in Lockdown

As of 24th March 2020, an estimated 1.7 billion people around the world were in lockdown, ordered by their governments to stay home to slow the spread of...

Children in one of our placements learning how to wash their hands to avoid the spread of diseases.

By Projects Abroad 16th March, 2020

Coronavirus 2020 - Projects Abroad response

The last few months since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic have been a challenging time for all organisations involved with travel. Projects Abroad is no different.

Projects Abroad volunteers provide a local business owner with math lessons in Senegal

By Jonatan Durand 11th March, 2020

How we use Micro-finance to empower disadvantaged communities

It isn’t easy to explain what Micro-finance is. From our perspective, Micro-finance is more than just a financial service.

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