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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?
"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
Had the best time travelling around New Zealand. The team made it possible and can sort everything out for you with no problem. I would highly recommend them and will definitely be using them for my next adventure.Annie Frances Pritchard , Adventure, New Zealand
The opportunity to coach and nurture the next generation of sportsmen and women in Costa Rica was an opportunity that I couldn't give up, and I am so glad that I didn't! I had a great time and made some lifelong friends!Jack Johnston , Teaching, Costa Rica
I had a such an inspiring and life changing experience coaching in Costa Rica. The kids had such an appetite for coaching and their enthusiasm was infectious. My fellow coaches and I worked well as a team and I developed some truly great friends as a result.Charlie Blaken , Teaching, Costa Rica
What a Blast! I can honestly say that I could not have had a better time in Costa Rica as I did. Everyone was so friendly, helpful and up for a laugh, all making it a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Would definitely recommend this trip to anyone, and might even come back at some point in the near future!Danny McVey , Teaching, Costa Rica
I had a really great time in Costa Rica, honing my Spanish linguistic skills, and I really improved over the 2 weeks that I spent out there. I would like to thank all of the in-country staff for all the effort they put in, it was an intense and thoroughly enjoyable and rewarding experience.Lewis Worthington , Languages, Costa Rica
This has been by far the most rewarding holiday I have been on. I'll be the first to admit that the idea of an educational holiday didn't at first appeal to me, but the improvements I made in the four weeks I spent out there means that my confidence in my Spanish has improved immensely.Charlie Jones , Languages, Costa Rica
Costa Rica is not only a truly stunning country with welcoming, hospitable people, but it is also where I conquered my 'phobia' of speaking Spanish, and for this I am incredibly grateful. Such a rewarding and exhilarating experience in a wonderful country.Max Foster , Languages, Costa Rica
Easily the most rewarding trip I have ever undertaken! To see the progress the local kids made in your time out there, under your tutelage, was so inspiring! Would highly recommend it!Joe Taylor , Teaching, Costa Rica
What a trip! Spending 12 weeks in the stunning Costa Rican countryside, would have been a reward enough, but the bonds I made with my fellow travelling companions will last a lifetime, and my pride in my class of kids at the local school and the progress they made is a constant source of inspiration.Brett McCallum , Teaching, Costa Rica