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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 & 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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