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The best FREE things worth seeing in Seville!

Nov 11, 2019

Why not advantage of the best FREE things to do on your Erasmus journey today!


Top 10 Erasmus+ Interview Questions

Oct 17, 2019

Be prepared to nail your Erasmus+ interview questions with these top tips


Hospitality Internship with Erasmus+

Aug 02, 2019

Have you always wanted to travel abroad while gaining Hospitality experience? All it takes is just 13 weeks in either Seville, Lisbon or Dublin to get you started in your new career!


Salsa y Setas Blog

Jul 19, 2019

Capturing our greatest moments in Seville by learning the ‘Rueda’ dance alongside watching the beautiful sunset and enjoying eating pizza with my friends!


Gideon's Experience

Jul 04, 2019

Gideon discovered skills he never imagined doing at first, now see what he has to say about his experience and what he learned, when doing an Internship with us in Dublin!


Matalascañas beach day in Seville

Jun 25, 2019

One hour from Seville, there is a beautiful beach called Matalascanas. Swimmer or explorer, you can do both! Topping this off with amazing Andalusian food and a visit to El Rocío. The day could not have been any better!


6 feelings you'll experience during your Erasmus+ programme

Oct 31, 2018

During your 3 month Erasmus+ work experience programme in Spain, Portugal or Ireland you'll learn, experience and learn so much more than you ever thought was possible!


How to save money for travelling

Oct 24, 2018

Save money for your gap year with these top 10 money saving tips


Travelling with a mental illness: the best websites to use

Oct 10, 2018

Discover where you can get the best mental health advice, help and support before your gap year, whilst you are travelling abroad or after you return.


8 emotions you will feel during your first travelling experience

Oct 03, 2018

Whether this is your first travelling experience, or you are an experienced traveller, here are 8 emotions you'll relate to!


5 places you can find a travelling buddy (if you don’t want to travel alone)

Sep 19, 2018

Are you too scared to do solo travelling? Find yourself a travel buddy on one of these website's discussion or forum boards


How to choose the right backpack for your gap year

Sep 05, 2018

Find out how to bag yourself the ideal backpack for your travelling trips


10 essential and affordable gadgets you need during your gap year

Aug 15, 2018

If you are going travelling this year, these are the essential gadgets that you need to pack!


What kind of gap year should I do?

Aug 08, 2018

Find out the different types of gap years that you can take. After all, the world is vast and your options are endless!


11 incredible places that really exist around the world

Aug 01, 2018

Check out these AMAZING places and start planning your next adventure


Work and Volunteer Destinations Nepal

Feb 03, 2016

A series of blogs on popular tourist destinations. Our first destination, Nepal, the country of beauty and volunteer opportunities.


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


Explore Thailand

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 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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