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Reported by on 28th March 2017

How to travel sustainably

How to travel sustainably

Tourism is growing at an ever-faster pace, but with these increased opportunities for travel come added pressures on local environments, communities and cultural heritage. In order to protect these precious environments and ensure the same wonders are there to see for generations to come, it is important to travel in a sustainable and responsible way. Sustainable travel is all about minimising any harm caused to natural and cultural environments so that tourism is able to continue there in the future. This means...

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Reported by on 24th March 2017

The benefits of travel

The benefits of travel

You'll never be able to predict everything that will happen whilst travelling (that's part of the fun of it) but there is one thing you can be sure of - your trip will definitely change you, and for the better.   Your comfort zone will get a whole lot wider There's no way around it, at times travelling will push you to your limits both mentally and physically. Whether it's trekking through the heat to reach that must-see vista at...

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Reported by Megan on 24th March 2017

Fundraising Friday Star – Conor!

Fundraising Friday Star – Conor!

Check out Conor, he has raised LOADS! In just one event he raised over 2k! Have a read through Conor's fundraising journey and be inspired, take a leaf out of his book and get cracking! Well done Conor, fab job. When I first heard about the expedition I thought it looked like an amazing opportunity and I have always wanted to go to that part of the world where Cambodia is and when I saw the activities I would be...

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Reported by Floretine on 17th March 2017

JOURNEY TO AFRICA !

JOURNEY TO AFRICA !

We were glad this year to host our first German School in our Camps. The team had a great time in Camp Tsavo and Muhaka respectively, doing projects and other adventurous activities. This is what they had to say..................... On the 3rd February 2017, we started our turbulent journey to Africa- Kenya and after about 24 hours of traveling, we arrived at Moi International Airport (MIA) in Mombasa where we were welcomed and picked up by members of Camp Kenya...

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Reported by Megan on 10th March 2017

Fundraising Friday Deposit Stars!

Fundraising Friday Deposit Stars!

Hey guys, happy Friday! Here are some fab students that have got off to a fab start raising their deposits, short but sweet, here they are to give a brief overview of how they have kicked off their fundraising brilliantly! Have a read folks.... Rhianne - First of all my mum and I set up a gofundme page to make it easier for anyone who wants to donate. We then decided to arrange my first fundraising event. I decided to...

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Reported by Megan on 24th February 2017

Top Tips when planning a Fundraiser – A students view!

Top Tips when planning a Fundraiser – A students view!

Hey guys!  Here are some fantastic 'top tips' from one of our star Fundraisers from last summer, Alex! Alex has put together these super helpful tips that will definitely come in handy when planning your own fundraising event. Check them out... Don’t be scared to ask as many businesses in your local area as possible to help donate, even if there is more than 1 company the same…they don’t contact each other. If a business offers to give you a voucher to...

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Volunteering at university can transform you and your future

It’s sometimes easy to forget how much impact something as simple as a volunteering trip whilst at uni can have on your future. Choosing, booking and experiencing an overseas volunteering trip has many benefits to you, not only now, but long into your future. Here’s a snapshot of some the top ones. It shows you have initiative The vast majority of students choose and hopefully complete their course. Some get a job whilst at uni. Some undertake placements. Very few...

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Reported by Sarah Brown on 20th February 2017

Volunteering With Camps International in East Africa

Volunteering With Camps International in East Africa

We’ve now been at this Camp Muhaka for two weeks, and despite the sadness we felt when leaving Tsavo Camp, this Camp has made us feel like our home and has opened many more opportunities for our Gap Year expedition. The camp is a 30-minute drive from the beach, which has been perfect and good spot for R&R days. Whilst in Muhaka we’ve experienced the Kenyan night life at Forty Thieves, our favorite bar and restaurant located on the beach...

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