Posts Categorized: Hints and Tips

Volunteering with refugees in ‘the Jungle’

Thanks Amanda for this guest post! Who is Amanda’s Wanderlust? Amanda Williams is the founder of the sustainable travel blog, Amanda’s Wanderlust. If you love travel but care about your carbon footprint, then check out the blog. Featuring adventure travel, wildlife experiences, ecotourism, festivals, UK travel and much more; Amanda invites her readers to join… Read more »

5 Recipes for hostel kitchens

Hostel kitchens are not normally known for their excellent kitchens, filled with pots and pans, cheese graters and can openers (there are exceptions). Generally, the ones I’ve been in only have one or two pans, a blunt knife and a few plates. So how are you meant to cook something delicious, with limited resources, and… Read more »

Volunteering in South Africa…with sharks!


Thanks Sadie for this guest post! Who is Sadie? Sadie has been traveling the world off and on for the last 8 years looking for volunteer opportunities focused on animal and environmental conservation. She has slept amongst the African Big 5, helped restore the coral reef and much much more. You can follow Sadie on her… Read more »

8 ways to have a positive impact while travelling

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Guest post by Claire from Traveltio! Who is Claire? Claire is a self-confessed travel nut. She has been travelling around the world since her Mum farewelled her in a teary goodbye, and she hasn’t looked back since! You can read all about her adventures through 48 cities in 26 countries on 4 continents on her… Read more »

Volunteering in the Amazon – Animal rescue

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Guest post by Amanda! Who is Amanda? Amanda is a completing a Masters degree in Sustainable Development and is completing a thesis about red uakaris in Peruvian Amazon. When she finishes, she would like to work as a communicative link between nature – and the unheard voices of nature, animals and children – and public,… Read more »

17 of the cutest animal photos this World Wildlife Day!

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The United Nations General Assembly has named 3 March as World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. To celebrate, here are 17 of the cutest animal photos that you will see today! This year, the focus of World Wildlife Day is on the plight of African and Asian… Read more »

Can Technology Make You A More Eco-Friendly Traveler?

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  Thanks Jess for this guest post! Who is Jess? Jess Signet is a blogger who writes about technology, traveling and technology needed when traveling. Having visited places all over the globe, traveling is both her love and addiction. She does not want to be cured. You can follow Jess on her website, Tripelio, Facebook, Instagram… Read more »

Volunteering in South Africa – Baboon Rehabilitation

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Thanks Sam for this Guest post! Who is Sam? Meet Sam from Yoko Meshi. She loved her time volunteering in South Africa at C.A.R.E in baboon rehabilitation and was kind enough to share her story. She is a Qualified Veterinary Nurse living in London with a keen interest in exotic and wild animals. In her spare time,… Read more »

Collaboration: It feels like home when….

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Many expats or travellers find themselves spending months or even years in a new city. But at what point does this new place start to feel like home? When you find that perfect coffee shop? When you have a local bank account and a lease? Or when you have made long-lasting friends? Roxana, a Sydney based… Read more »