Following on from my post on sustainable volunteering, I thought I’d come up with some tips on how to get the most out of fundraising – because once you’ve decided on an organisation to volunteer with, you’re probably going to have to raise money to pay for the trip, [...]
It can be very difficult to wade through all the different volunteering opportunities out there - so here is my handy guide to help you along the way, and make sure your volunteering is valuable.
In the time leading up to your first big trip, the sheer number of things you need to do can seem overwhelming and often things can get lost along the way. Hopefully this checklist will help to make sure nothing gets left out! […]
Hostels are perhaps the best thing about backpacking. They can be fun, safe, sociable places, which can take your trip from being just ‘good’ to being absolutely brilliant. But getting it wrong can be a disaster. Not just scalding-hot-then-icy-cold showers, bedbugs and other infestations, and broken [...]
Packing can be overwhelming, but with a few handy tips it can become much more manageable!
There's only a few days left before I go to France, so naturally I am spending a lot of time rushing around doing all the things I need to do before I leave the country (which also involves things like finishing watching the final season of [...]