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My Marketing & Business Apprenticeship Experience
Nov 18, 2015
Twin’s latest business and digital marketing apprentice, Jake Taylor, shares his experiences of his time here so far...
30 Inspiring Gap Year Travel Ideas
Aug 14, 2015
Stuck on what to do for your gap year? Fill your boots with 30 inspiring travel, volunteering and internship ideas.
Project story: Volunteering at the Burmese Learning Centre
Jul 17, 2015
Our volunteer Daniel Washford shares his amazing experiences of volunteering in a Burmese learning centre in Thailand!
Not going to uni? Why you should consider an apprenticeship
Jul 08, 2015
Uni doesn't have to be the only option - we've listed the top reasons why you should definitely consider an apprenticeship!
15 Travel Adventures to have in your 20s
Jun 03, 2015
Get out there and make the most of your freedom in your 20s, and experience some of these seriously epic adventures!
15 Travel Quotes to Inspire You to Pack Your Bags and Go
May 15, 2015
We’ve picked the best wanderlust-worthy travel quotes to inspire you to pack up your bags and go!
Project story: Teaching in Buddhist Monasteries in Nepal
May 06, 2015
Our dedicated volunteer, Shahinoor Kanji Hasham, shares her experiences of teaching in Buddhist Monasteries in Nepal.
10 Most Beautiful Beaches in Thailand
Mar 12, 2015
A guide to the most-beautiful, dazzling beaches in Thailand
10 Things you should Know Before Travelling to Thailand
Feb 25, 2015
From hilarious laws to more serious customs, 10 things you should know before travelling to Thailand.
7 Weird and Wonderful Foods You Have to Try in Africa
Feb 20, 2015
From termites, to stinkbugs, to bunny chow, to ostrich omelette, 7 weird and wonderful foods that you have to try in Africa.
10 Romantic Places to Escape to this Valentine’s Day
Feb 06, 2015
From breaktaking beaches, to fairy tale cities, we have listed the most romantic destinations to travel to this Valentine's Day.
The Travellers’ Checklist: 12 Things You Should Never Travel Without
Jan 21, 2015
Don't embark on your next trip without the essentials - check out our handy little travellers checklist!
How to say Happy Christmas in 15 different languages
Dec 23, 2014
Learn how to say Happy Christmas in 15 different languages, so you can spread the holiday cheer wherever you go.
Top 8 free apps every traveller should download
Nov 20, 2014
Are you about to go on your travels? Download these essential apps that will make yours easy and stress-free!
South Africa’s Stunning Garden Route
Aug 29, 2014
Explore the wonderful beauty and diversity of South Africa’s famous Garden Route
Aug 22, 2014
Colourful floating markets, stunning waterfalls and diverse wildlife – explore Thailand and all its breath-taking attractions
Maria's Internship in London
Aug 14, 2014
Maria’s report on her internship in London – a special experience she highly recommends!
What is the Big 5?
Aug 07, 2014
Some of the most amazing and beautiful animals in the world make up South Africa’s Big 5
Living on an Australian Farm
Aug 01, 2014
An insight into our newest team member Alice’s life growing up in the Australian Outback
The Most Important Skills You Need to Get a Job
Jul 23, 2014
During work experience with Twin Work & Volunteer you'll learn some of these skills which are essential to employers
Work & Volunteer's Newest Member! too
Jun 23, 2014
Meet Alice, the newest member of Work & Volunteer's team!
Congratulations to the winner of our Twitter competition!
Jun 19, 2014
Read our interview with the winner of our Twitter photo competition
Why getting paid work experience is right for you
May 16, 2014
Earn while you learn with Twin Work & Volunteer’s exciting paid work experience opportunities
Music Festivals in Africa
May 01, 2014
Read about some of the best music festivals in the world you could visit in Africa
Camp Counselling in the Italian Alps
Apr 17, 2014
Don't miss out on this fantastic chance to work at a Summer Camp in Turin
Things to do in Barcelona
Apr 11, 2014
Find out what there is to do while staying in the vibrant city of Barcelona
Twitter Photo Competition
Apr 02, 2014
Win a travel backpack worth £100 with Twin Work & Volunteer's travel photo competition!
5 Places You Wouldn't Have Thought of Visiting
Mar 17, 2014
Be the first to discover some amazing destinations
Festivals in Nepal
Mar 06, 2014
A brief insight into Nepal's vibrant festivals
Top 5 Volunteering Destinations
Feb 17, 2014
Work & Volunteer's best places for amazing volunteering experiences
Project Story: Life in Prague; Art, History and Dogs?
Jan 24, 2014
Life in Prague while on a 10 week internship with the Leonardo da Vinci Programme...dogs included
Project Story: Primate Conservation in Cameroon
Jan 20, 2014
A closer look at our Primate Conservation Project in Cameroon from one of our dedicated volunteers
Places to Visit in Africa
Nov 28, 2013
Looking to take a break but don’t know where to go? With some of the most breath taking views and unique destinations in the world, Africa is a must see!
Benefits of Doing an Internship
Nov 11, 2013
Thinking of doing an internship? Here are some of the great benefits of doing an internship in the UK or abroad
Skills You Can Learn while Volunteering
Nov 05, 2013
An article about the various skills that you can learn whilst volunteering.
How to fund a gap year
Oct 11, 2013
Not sure how to fund a gap year? Here are a few things you might want to think about
Gap Year Opportunities and Why You Should Get Involved
Aug 19, 2013
Need ideas for your Gap year? Take a look at this blog for some inspiration.
Spotlight On: Volunteering with Lions
Aug 07, 2013
Spotlight On: Our monthly update with an in depth view on one of our favourite volunteering projects
Best Wildlife Experiences
Jun 19, 2013
Travel and wildlife go hand in hand...
Best Destinations for Travel Photography
Jun 05, 2013
Use your gap year to discover the best destinations in the world to get snapping...
Fun Festivals around the World
May 30, 2013
We've selected five fun festivals from around the world - for you to visit on your gap year...
5 Amazing Asian Foods
May 21, 2013
Considering a gap year in Asia? Check out these five amazing Asian foods you have to try...
Five fab reasons to take a gap year t
May 14, 2013
Thinking about a gap year? We've selected five of our favourite reasons why you should definitely go for it!
The most beautiful cities in the world
May 07, 2013
Here's our pick of the most beautiful cities in the world...
Spring Around The World
Apr 26, 2013
Spring is the season of transformation. But how does it vary around the world?
4 Cheap But Cool European Cities
Apr 19, 2013
Want to travel Europe on a budget? Here's our pick of the cheapest yet coolest cities...
Chitwan, Nepal: An animal paradise to
Apr 12, 2013
A journey through Chitwan National Park will open your eyes to sights you never thought you'd see...
5 Extreme Travel Destinations
Apr 04, 2013
Want to visit somewhere extreme? Here are our top 5 destinations - only for the bravest adventurers...
Travel Bucket List (round two)
Mar 28, 2013
There's so much beauty in the world... it might sound cheesy, but it's true! Our travel bucket list continued...
Travel Bucket List (round one)
Mar 19, 2013
So many places...so little time. Which destinations are on your travel bucket list?
When’s the right time for a gap year?
Mar 14, 2013
Is there ever a right time to embark on a gap year abroad?
Travel Tips: Nuts and bolts behind travelling on a programme abroad
Nov 01, 2012
Have it clear in your mind why you want to go abroad: We all like to help – whether it’s with animals, people or nature, we want to leave a mark on the area we visit.
Travel Tips: Culture Shock, what is it?
Sep 01, 2012
From the moment you step into a new destination all your senses can literally be assaulted. You will see and smell things that are completely foreign to you...
Why do I have to pay to volunteer? to
Aug 01, 2012
Have you ever wondered why you have to pay to volunteer with Twin?
Community volunteer projects in Ghana
Jul 18, 2012
Ghana is fast becoming one of our most popular volunteer destinations
Nepal: A new school build
Jun 01, 2012
Volunteers from Twin help construct a new school in rural village in Chitwan, Nepal.
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