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Nakuru Children’s Project is an inspiring charity set up by ex Changing Worlds volunteers, Rebecca, Zoe and Annemarieke with the aim of improving education and relieving poverty for children in Nakuru, Kenya.
An interview with Changing Worlds volunteer Sonja Brugger who joined us on a rewarding Care Work project in Argentina.
Here are 10 breathtaking beaches that can be visited by joining one of our many projects...
10 interesting facts you need to know about Indonesia!
Ecuador is one of the smallest countries in South America and yet it is home to part of the Amazon Rainforest, The Andes Mountain Range and the World Famous Galapagos Islands. For a small country it has a lot to offer!
Over 100,000 teenagers a year are taking a gap year, why aren't you?
Check out these 10 interesting facts you didn't know about Sri Lanka. It might even make you want to travel there.
A series of truly fascinating volcanic islands - there really is no where else quite like the Galapagos. With such fast speed evolution there are many species here that can not be found any where else in the world.
Midnight. New Years Eve. Fireworks. What’s not to love? They are usually pretty spectacular, as each country takes the stage as their time zone hits the New Year. Check out these amazing displays with some pretty famous landmarks as their backdrops.
We have compiled a bucket list of the most stunning Temples in the world to whet your appetite to inspire you to go travelling.
Here we have compiled for you a list of the most intriguing and interesting facts about the stunning country of Malaysia
Overnight transport is a great way to save both time and money while you are travelling but read these top tips to make sure you will actually get some sleep!
Join us as we look at the biggest and brightest festivals that are on offer each month. Check them out!
We have compiled a list of the Top 10 Best Travel Books out there, for you to read, enjoy and feel inspired to explore the World!
We have compiled a list of the most interesting and intriguing facts about the wonderful country of China. Check them out!
Changing Worlds Travel Advisor, Pendra Heath, spent a month travelling in India. Here she is summarising the highlights of her trip!
We have compiled a list of the most interesting and intriguing facts about the Philippines, for you to be amazed by! Check them out!
Obviously you are going to need a few extra bits as well but this is a list of things we think you shouldn't get on the plane without ... Enjoy!
We have compiled a list of the most interesting and intriguing facts about the fascinating country of Ghana! Check it out!
We have compiled a list of the most interesting and intriguing facts about the stunning country of Fiji! Check them out!
We have compiled 10 of the most interesting and intriguing facts about the awesome Amazon Rainforest! Check them out!
Changing Worlds Travel Advisor, Pendra Heath, spent a month travelling in The Philippines. Here she is summarising the highlights of her trip.
We have compiled 10 Facts about the World Renowned Chinese New Year and the festival that accompanies it! Check it out!
Ever wondered how people celebrate valentines day around the world?
"Working in the orphanage with these adorable kids was a great way to do something really good with my time abroad on my gap year. I would recommend it to anyone who is keen to work with children. A magical experience! I cannot wait to go back to Argentina and see how they are all getting on."Jade Garcia , Care Work, Argentina
"I loved this volunteer project in the orphanage in Buenos Aires. So many great kids, who love to play and learn from you. I really enjoyed the cooking lessons in the bakery, and the kids really liked to do face painting and arts, which was really fun, it was great to be able to put smiles on their faces. I will treasure my memories of my trip to Argentina for a long time."Susan Tanner , Care Work, Argentina
"Football coaching in India was awesome - from the day I arrived to the day I left. The people, especially the children, the culture, the food, were all great!! It was an experience that I will never forget!! If you have the opportunity travel and coach sport... especially in India....then just go for it! .... Sanj"Sanjay Thanki , Sports, India
"The experience I had in Ecuador was without doubt the greatest experience of my life so far. I would recommend the programme to anyone who has even the slightest interest in playing or coaching football."Craig Lawlor , Sports, Ecuador
"My time in Quito was amazing. I had a wonderful experience working with the kids, and partying in the Mariscal. My homestay was also fabulous and I made amazing friends with my other housemates and the family. I look forward to returning sometime soon."Francesca Ioffreda , Sports, Ecuador
"Overall it is such an enjoyable placement and very good for helping my German and communication skills. It’s really fun and everyone is really friendly. The kids are lovely and there’s never a dull moment!"Stephanie Memory , Teaching, Germany
"The experience of becoming a ski instructor was out of this world. The group bonded and we all met friends for life! The local people were the friendliest and most welcoming people I have ever come across."Phil Nolan , Sports, Canada
"The experience of becoming a ski instructor was out of this world. The group bonded and we all met friends for life! The local people were the friendliest and most welcoming people I have ever come across."Samantha Platt , Sports, Canada
"I am extremely passionate about this project and being a professional photographer, meant I could teach a wide range of skills to the kids".Remy Whiting , Art & Craft, South Africa
"Having the in-country contacts to work on my own photography stories was perfect. Thanks to all involved".James Burton , Art & Craft, South Africa
"This law internship gave me a unique perspective on law in Africa and has certainly widened my options within the law field".Andy Smith , Business & Law, Ghana
"Thanks to all the Ghana team for making this law internship happen for me. Such an amazing experience and Ghanaians are sooo friendly."Jemma Mansfield , Business & Law, Ghana
"It was so interesting working into the law sector in Ghana and getting this experience. Such a great way to spend my summer doing something totally different."Mark Fulton , Business & Law, Ghana
"Costa Rica is such a wonderful country and being able to help out on the care work project with the children was such a privilege."Lara Gillard , Care Work, Costa Rica
"The whole team in Costa Rica were awesome and really helped me make the most our of my time there both on the care work project and showing me the adventures of the country."Tom Smith , Care Work, Costa Rica
"This placement gave me the mix of helping young children and also experiencing a totally different culture. My Spanish has really improved too."Kiki Jones , Care Work, Costa Rica
"I am studying in animal welfare and this placement was perfect in getting real life experience relevant to my career".Gordon Bennell , Wildlife & Conservation, Costa Rica
"The whole experience was fantastic from the staff at the rescue centre, to Andy and his family. Thank you for looking after me so well."Ruth Eales , Wildlife & Conservation, Costa Rica
Fab way to start my week, our guide was awesome and gave us so many tips. Met an amazing group of people and the team in the office really help you sort your time out after you've finished the first week. Would really recommend to solo travellers.Emma Lowton , Adventure, New Zealand
On arrival, I felt as unprepared as can be, knowing no one, having no plans nor ideas of how to get along in New Zealand really. The in-country team did it all for me. Organise my trip. Booking it. Coming from experienced backpackers you know what's going on and getting to know awesome people from all around the world and maybe even some mates to travel with.Sean Neitzel , Adventure, New Zealand