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Festivals in Nepal
Mar 06, 2014
A brief insight into Nepal's vibrant festivals
Top 5 Volunteering Destinations
Feb 17, 2014
Work & Volunteers' 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
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
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?
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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