Entries in advice (21)

Thursday
Aug282014

9 Things to do before planning a trip

Planning a trip abroad travelling, especially if travelling for extended periods of time or volunteering, can encompass a big range of emotions from excitement to nervousness to downright what the hell am I doing?! The trick is not to let yourself get overwhelmed and tackle things one at a time.

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Wednesday
Oct022013

Financial tips for funding your volunteer project

For those of us who dream of travel and adventure, the question of how to fund these desires and make them our reality can often leave us searching for an answer.

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Thursday
Sep192013

Why you should travel when you’re young

It is completely normal to be anxious about leaving home for different climes, especially if it is your first time travelling without your parents. It is vital not to let this fear stand between you and your exploration of the world however.

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Wednesday
Sep182013

Cracking packing: essential items to bring on your travels

Packing before ones travels can seem like an arduous task, and one that is often left until the last minute.

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Thursday
Aug292013

8 questions to ask yourself before deciding to volunteer

Regardless of your interests or educational background, there are volunteering opportunities out there for everyone.

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Thursday
Aug082013

Stop binning: 5 winning ways to avoid food waste

We waste approximately two billion tonnes of food worldwide each year, and yet it is predicted that 870 million people do not have enough to eat.

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Thursday
Aug012013

How to plan your gap year

Taking a gap year is one of the most exciting times of your life, opening yourself up to new places and people as you travel extensively for the first time.

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Thursday
Jul252013

Think outside the box when you fundraise

Do you have a longing to go for an adventure abroad and the only thing holding you back is getting the money together?

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Wednesday
Jul172013

6 questions you need to ask yourself before embarking on an adventure travel experience

From looking into the eye of a whale shark as you scuba dive in the Indian ocean, to reaching the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, or capturing the perfect photograph of Angkor Wat - adventure travel means something a little different for everyone.

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Wednesday
Jun262013

How to travel the world like a pro (on a student's budget)

Student traveller KC Owens has written this brilliant guestblog giving some handy tips on how to keep costs as low as possible whilst travelling - leaving all the more money for those once in a life-time experiences!

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Friday
May242013

First time travel made less scary

If you are thinking of going travelling, and are thinking of going on your own, it can be a fairly daunting thought.

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Wednesday
Apr242013

4 benefits of volunteering

There are many obvious benefits to volunteering – things like helping people less fortunate than you, helping conserve and protect land and animals that need help to survive, and aiding your career and employability status.

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Tuesday
Apr232013

TEFL Bloggers

We’re always looking for more excellent resources our volunteers might find useful and we recently came across this gem of a site!

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Monday
Apr222013

How to pack a backpack

You can currently win this fantastic Caribee Sky Master 80 Travel backpack worth nearly £200, donated by The Luggage and Bag shop over on the Frontier Official Facebook page right now.

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Wednesday
Apr102013

How to avoid culture shock

Travelling abroad can be a daunting prospect, especially if it’s for the first time without your family. They say life is a book though, and those who do not travel read only a page.

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