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Reported by Megan on 09th February 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Callum!

Fundraising Friday Star – Callum!

Heres a goodie from Callum! He has raised ALL the money towards his expedition - in just three months!! Check out Callums wonderful successes below..... When I first heard about the expedition I was so excited!! I am already a Youth Ambassador in my local Town for Leading Link and have always wanted to help other communities further a field and want to see other countries in the world!!  I have managed since the middle of May to raise the full...

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Reported by Megan on 02nd February 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Charlotte

Fundraising Friday Star – Charlotte

Charlotte has been fundraising like a trooper! Check out her array of wonderful fundraising events below and be inspired. Well done Charlotte, you have proven it is possible to fundraise a large sum of money! Cracking effort.... When I first heard about the expedition I was very excited an opportunity of a life time had come up! I’ve always wanted to travel the world and busy new places. When I was offered the chance to visit Cambodia and help their...

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Reported by on 01st February 2018

Healthy benefits to volunteering and travel

Healthy benefits to volunteering and travel

Volunteering and travel are fantastic for you in so many ways: they can help improve your academic and employment prospects, it gives you a sense of independence, and the experiences you encounter will leave you with amazing memories for years to come. But did you know they are also proven to be great for your mental health? Helping others helps you Simply put helping others makes you feel good. When you do something for someone else, no matter how small,...

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Reported by on 30th January 2018

7 tips on how to be a culturally-sensitive traveller

7 tips on how to be a culturally-sensitive traveller

As you explore the world and discover countries and societies very different from your own, it’s important to make sure your activities, behaviour and interactions are respectful to the local culture. Taking the time to reflect and be aware of your own cultural-sensitivity will lead to the best and most meaningful travel experiences. It will open your mind, deepen your understanding and ensure your trip has a positive impact on the places you visit. Read on for our top tips...

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Reported by on 17th January 2018

Why you should choose travel in 2018

Why you should choose travel in 2018

January is the perfect time for change. With a whole year ahead, now is the opportunity to plan a fresh start. Whether you’re looking to develop your skills, enhance your job prospects or simply have a once in a life time adventure, travel ticks all these boxes.   Life lessons in the real world Travel and personal development go hand in hand, so if you’re looking to enhance your skills and do good, volunteering whilst travelling is a great way of...

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Reported by Rachael on 05th January 2018

Exploring Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Exploring Costa Rica and Nicaragua

October half term in Costa Rica and Nicaragua was nothing short of a whirlwind tour.  Being a part of the first people to explore Camps International’s brand-new locations was exciting, and impressive to see what happens behind the scenes when getting a brand-new location up and running! Visiting potential sites for camps, exploring new locations, crossing the border and having a chance to do some shopping in markets meant a very hectic week, so I thought I would share a...

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Why volunteering overseas is the best gift you can give this year

Picture that feeling you get when you’re handing over an amazing gift on Christmas morning, something you know the receiver is going to really appreciate. Imagine that on an enormous scale. Imagine knowing that the hard work and effort you put into your volunteer project is going to transform somebody’s life. “It was the best feeling being able to hand over a brand new and painted house to one of the mamas from the village… her smiling face is something...

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Reported by Emma on 22nd December 2017

Borneo in a week

Borneo in a week

Hi, I’m Emma and I work on the Expeditions Team at Camps. This October I had the opportunity to go on Recce to Borneo. Having been to Kenya and Tanzania previously I was really excited to see the difference between Camps Africa and Camps Asia. Whilst away, we visited a variety of our camps, including Camp Pituru, Camp Bongkud and Camp Batu Puteh (jungle camp!). I was set loose with a drone and managed to get some pretty cool footage...

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