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Reported by on 21st July 2017

The 6 top gap year fears dispelled

The 6 top gap year fears dispelled

If you’re thinking about taking a gap year, it’s only natural to have a few questions about what to expect and how it will impact your future. After all, it’s one of the biggest – if not THE biggest – decision you will have made in your life so far. We’ve taken on 6 of the most common questions asked by gappers and explained how you can make sure you’re prepared for taking on this exciting and truly life-changing adventure....

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Reported by Megan on 19th July 2017

What to do if you’re missing home…

What to do if you’re missing home…

Here is a gentle ease into what you might be feeling in the lead up to your expedition, what you may feel on the way or every now and then throughout your overseas journey. You may be able to relate, you may not, but have a read - and remember to every now and again take a deep breath. 'We don't call it homesick, we call it missing home. Venture outside your comfort zone, the rewards are worth it.' What is homesickness? At...

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Reported by on 13th July 2017

Camps International travel bucket list

Camps International travel bucket list

The travel bucket list – every adventure-seeker has one. It’s that ultimate list of travel experiences we want to achieve in our lifetime. Whatever you’ve got on yours, a trip with Camps International will help you accomplish those once-in-a-lifetime experiences that you’ve been dreaming about. Check out the complete Camps International travel bucket list below.   Visit Angkor Wat The mystical, sprawling temples of Angkor Wat are a fascinating place to explore Cambodia’s rich history and culture. Catching the beautiful...

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Trending this year – check out our top 10 programmes

Looking for gap trip inspiration? Take a look at our 10 most popular programmes over the last year. Where will your adventure take you?   Healthcare Volunteering We launched our amazing Healthcare Volunteering programme in Kenya in 2011 and since then over 175 dedicated healthcare professionals have travelled with us, helping to deliver essential medical care to over 27,000 people. We have had so much support for this incredible programme, we’ve launched an additional departure date in 2018. If you...

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Reported by Megan on 07th July 2017

Fundraising Friday Stars – Luke and Ruth

Fundraising Friday Stars – Luke and Ruth

Hey Folks, Happy Friday! You think fundraising for your expedition is a hard task?! Imagine if there was two of you! Ruth and Luke are brother and sister and have been fundraising like mad, check out their awesome story.. My initial thoughts about the trip were that it would be absolutly awesome to go to Kenya but I was sure my parents wouldn't let me sign up as it would be far too much money as my twin sister really...

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Boost your CV in Borneo on an internship with impact

  You don’t have to choose between kickstarting your career and discovering more of the world – an overseas internship with Camps International gives you the opportunity to do both. Our 4-6 week internship programmes offer the perfect blend between getting real life experience to support your future career and gaining an authentic cultural experience whilst helping to make a difference in some of the poorest countries in the world. Working in partnership with a local organisation in Borneo, we...

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9 reasons why overseas volunteering can help boost your future

There is no doubt, volunteering anywhere, at any time, is an exceptionally valuable activity. The skills, experience and activities you undertake will help to shape you as an individual and your future and provide vital support to those who benefit from the projects you are volunteering on. Overseas volunteering takes you even further, outside of your comfort zone and requires you to test a few more skills. It’s no secret that getting into employment has become increasingly competitive, therefore demonstrating...

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Reported by on 26th June 2017

Discovering Tsavo – Kenya gap team June 2017

Discovering Tsavo – Kenya gap team June 2017

Our Kenya volunteers have had an exciting start to their African adventure. We've been catching up with them about what they've been up to since arriving in Camp Tsavo - check out their blog below.   On arrival at the airport we were introduced to a Camps International team member who led us to the others who had already arrived. We gave our own introductions at the airport and got to know each other whilst waiting for a few more...

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