As far as amazing life experiences go, it is very hard to get better than travelling Australia. Whether we’re talking about a working holiday that will see you living there for a year or two, or a whistle stop trip to take in the very best bits in a relatively short space of time, one things is for sure, Australia will get under your skin and leave an impression on you that will be very hard to ever forget (not that you’d ever want to!)
We understand how confusing booking a trip there can be; there’s so much to do, and you’ve heard so many conflicting pieces of advice about how to do it that your head is starting to spin a little.
STOP. Don’t panic, take a deep breath and book yourself a free space at one of our Australia travel talks in store. We’ve been helping people like you make their Aussie dreams a reality for over 35 years, so we’re pretty good at it. If you’re thinking of taking the plunge and heading to Aus here are 10 very good reasons to come to our travel talks in October/November first.
Volunteering is an fantastic and hugely worthwhile way to spend your time while travelling the world. Whether you can only get away for a week or two, have longer to spare, or want to include a volunteer stop within a wider trip there are a huge amount of options to consider that will each make a huge difference to the communities they benefit.
If you want to do something a little different and add an extra dimension to your travel experience, consider a volunteering project. Here are some of our favourites for under £500 each.
Volunteering abroad is one of the most rewarding and inspiring ways to travel. It adds another, deeper, layer to your experience and provides you with incredible memories, as well as the chance to give something back as you travel the world.
While there maybe a huge amount your presence and support can provide to others, there’s also a lot you can gain from the experience, so choose your project wisely.
Here are 7 things to consider when deciding to volunteer, and questions to ask yourself when deciding which project would be right for you.
The term gap year means many things, to many people. For some, it’s a mammoth year long adventure across continents, for others it’s a two month sabbatical to try something a little different; volunteer, learn a language, live it up, and step away from everything that’s ‘ordinary’.
Whatever it means to you, you can at least be sure that it will be exciting, rewarding and more than anything, fun. This is your opportunity to take that big leap towards a greater independence, to let loose, to travel the world and to generally live the dream, so grab it with both hands.
It’s no secret that this kind of experience costs’, but use your time away wisely and your trip could also prove to be rather lucrative…
So you’re off to New Zealand; wooooo hoooo! Good for you. I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you what an amazing time you’re going to have right?
You’ve seen the pictures, you’ve spoken to people who have already been and you’ve done your research to make sure you don’t miss out on the best adventures to be found anywhere in the world.
So, now it’s time to brush up on what it really means to be Kiwi, here’s a light hearted take on the ‘kiwisms’ you should perfect to blend in when visiting the land of the long white cloud.