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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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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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14 Places You Seriously Need To Visit In Your 20s

Discover the places you need to visit (and can volunteer in) before turning the big 3-0…

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QUIZ: What's Your Travel Personality?

Take the quiz to discover your inner traveler and find out which destinations are the best match for your personality…

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