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Volunteering in Peru - Living in the Peruvian Amazon

Take a trip inside the Peruvian Jungle with IVHQ volunteer Megan Glavin…

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5 Unmissable Things When Volunteering In South Africa

There are a lot of things that volunteers love about South Africa, but heres a shortlist of five things you simply can’t miss…

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How Volunteering In Mexico Changed My Perspective

I’ve been in the country for 6 weeks and had planned to head home a week ago but guess what, I’m still here…

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QUIZ: Where Should You Take A Gap Year?

Thinking of taking a gap year abroad, just not sure where to go? Take this quiz to narrow down your options…

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International Volunteers Inspiring Us This Christmas

As part of our Christmas traditions here at International Volunteer HQ, we’re celebrating the stories of our Real Santas…

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How To Volunteer Abroad On Your Gap Year

Looking to volunteer abroad on your Gap Year? Follow this step by step guide…

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Why I Overcame My Fears And Volunteered Solo In Sri Lanka

The thought of going somewhere alone daunted me. Actually it terrified me. So why did I do it…?

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IVHQ Insta Awards 2015

IVHQ’s Insta Awards 2015 was kicked off to celebrate the thousands of photos that have been shared with us on Instagram this year. Vote for your faves here…

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Why You Really Need To Consider Taking An Alternative Break

The experiences as a volunteer abroad on an alternative break have been some of the most impactful of my life, and here’s why…

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10 Things I Learnt as a Volunteer in Colombia

Having volunteered at home in London for many years, British volunteer Danny Chalkley decided to combine his passion for travel, culture and helping others …

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